Delayed Opening, Early Dismissal, School Closing Impact on School Operations

This chart provides parents, students, and staff with an overview of the impact on programs and services available in the schools should there be a delay, early dismissal, or closing. View detailed information on school closings and cancellations.


Program Delayed Arrival (2 hours late) Early Dismissal School Closed
Early Childhood Special Education "A" Schools
AM 10:10 a.m. – 12:25 p.m.
PM 12:25 – 2:40 p.m.

"B" Schools
AM 10:55 a.m. – 1:10 p.m.
PM 1:10 – 3:25 p.m.
Based on dismissal time, details will be communicated to parents of students served in ECSE program. Program Cancelled
Elementary School Delayed 2 hours Depends on early dismissal time. Program Cancelled
A/B Schedules
High School & Middle School
Delayed 2 hours Depends on early dismissal time. Regardless of the number of days school is cancelled, the A/B days will not change upon return to school.
High School Assessments/Exams
Should weather or any other condition cause a scheduled assessment/exam day to be cancelled, the cancelled assessment/exam will be administered on the first day school reopens.
Before/After-School Parks & Recreation Program No before-school
P&R programs
No after-school
P&R programs
No Supper Program
Program Cancelled
Breakfast/Lunch Varies from school to school
served (if possible) upon arrival
Lunch served according to adjusted dismissal schedule No breakfast or lunch
Old Donation School Delayed 2 hours Depends on early dismissal time. Program Cancelled
Old Donation School Art & Dance Elementary School Art & Dance - Programs Cancelled
Middle School Dance - Program Cancelled
Program Cancelled
Academy Programs Delayed 2 hours Depends on early dismissal time. Program Cancelled
Technical & Career Education Center,
Advanced Technology Center and Environmental Studies Program
No AM session

PM sessions will arrive 1 hour later than normal starting time.
No PM Session Program Cancelled
SECEP/TRAEP (at Renaissance Academy) Delayed 2 hours Depends on early dismissal time. Program Cancelled
SECEP (at VBCPS school sites) Delayed 2 hours Depends on early dismissal time. Program Cancelled
SECEP/Re-ED (at Windsor Woods Elementary) Delayed 2 hours Depends on early dismissal time. Program Cancelled
Before/After-School Activities/Athletics Elementary No before-school activities No after-school activities Program Cancelled
An Achievable Dream Academy: Seatack Elementary No before-school activities No extended day activities Program Cancelled
Before/After-School Activities/Athletics Middle No before-school activities No after-school activities Program Cancelled
Middle School Zero Bell Delayed 2 hours N/A Program Cancelled
Before/After-School Activities/Athletics High No before-school activities No after-school activities Program Cancelled
Governor's School for the Arts N/A Depends on early dismissal time Program Cancelled
Preschool Speech Services No transportation provided Program Cancelled
Private Day Schools Delayed for 2 hours Depends on early dismissal time Program Cancelled
 Virtual Virginia Does not apply Does not apply Please follow the Virtual Virginia schedule