FAQ for School Closings & Delays

  • WHO MAKES THE DECISION TO CLOSE SCHOOLS?

  • WHAT FACTORS ARE CONSIDERED WHEN MAKING THE DECISION TO CLOSE SCHOOLS?

  • WHEN IS THE DECISION MADE TO CLOSE FOR THE DAY?

  • HOW ARE STAFF AND PARENTS NOTIFIED OF A CLOSING?

  • WHY DO SOME TELEVISION STATIONS LIST NAPLS OPEN?

  • WILL NAPLS CLOSE IN THE MORNING IF CONDITIONS WORSEN?

  • WHY DON’T SCHOOLS CLOSE AUTOMATICALLY WHEN FORECASTERS PREDICT BAD WEATHER?

  • THE STREETS IN MY NEIGHBORHOOD ARE CLEAR. WHY ARE SCHOOLS CLOSED?

  • WILL BUSES RUN ON-TIME DURING INCLEMENT WEATHER?

  • WILL SCHOOLS AUTOMATICALLY CLOSE WHEN THE TEMPERATURE IS BELOW ZERO?

  • AT WHAT WIND-CHILL FACTOR WILL THE SCHOOLS CLOSE?

  • WHEN SCHOOL IS CLOSED FOR THE DAY, ARE AFTER-SCHOOL ACTIVITIES CANCELLED AS WELL?

  • WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU HAVE TO RELEASE STUDENTS EARLY?

  • WHAT HAPPENS WITH AFTER-SCHOOL CARE WHEN SCHOOLS CLOSE EARLY?

  • WHAT SHOULD I DO TO PREPARE FOR A POSSIBLE SCHOOL CLOSING?

  • DOES NAPLS HAVE A PLAN FOR A DELAYED START?

  • WHAT IF I BELIEVE IT IS UNSAFE FOR MY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT TO DRIVE TO SCHOOL?

  • WHAT IF I BELIEVE IT’S UNSAFE FOR MY CHILD TO COME TO SCHOOL BECAUSE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS IN MY NEIGHBORHOOD?

  • WHAT HAPPENS WHEN PUBLIC SERVICES OR UTILITIES ARE DISRUPTED?

  • Media Outlets Notified in the Event of School Closure or Delay