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  • How often will SPS offer COVID-19 testing for students and staff?

    We are aiming to provide weekly testing. Right now, we have weekly testing dates confirmed through mid-October.

  • When will testing be offered?

    Right now, testing is offered every Thursday after school, from 4-6pm.

     

    The testing is a "drive-thru" model, so you never even have to get out of your car!

  • Does the test hurt?

    No! The Broad test is a simple lower nasal swab. It's quick, non-invasive, and totally painless. Check out this video of Principal Boyden getting tested!

  • How accurate are the tests?

    The Broad Institute's PCR tests are among the most accurate tests currently available. For comprehensive information on , please check out the Broad's website: https://covid-19-test-info.broadinstitute.org/.

  • How long does it take to receive test results?

    Results are communicated within ~24 hours.

  • Are other schools doing testing?

    While no other school of Saint Peter's size or resources is currently offering a comparable testing program, universities such as Harvard and MIT are offering the same tests.


    Click here for more information.

  • How much does testing cost?

    To offset the significant costs required to offer weekly testing, families will be charged $50 per test.

  • Is financial aid available if my family needs support to pay for testing?

    Yes, thanks to the generosity of our benefactors, Saint Peter School has established a COVID-19 Testing Fund. If you are in need of financial assistance for testing, please contact Principal Boyden at pboyden@saint-peter-school.org.

  • How can I support COVID-19 at Saint Peter School?

    To donate to our COVID-19 Testing Fund, please visit our online giving portal. Your gift will help keep our students and staff safe, healthy, and in-person. Thank you!

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96 Concord Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138

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