In the event of a school closure, we will announce one of the following messages. Please familiarize yourself with each message.

One or Two Hours Late

  • All schools and full day programs start one or two hours late
  • Normal dismissal time
  • Regular or limited bus service as stated. For limited bus stop locations, check the school office or the district website.
  • If your student uses Metro, check their website for the best available route
  • No out of district transportation, including McKinney-Vento taxi service, shuttles between schools, and activities buses
  • Partial day programs cancelled
  • Early & Extended Learning Programs operate according to normal schedule
  • No tutorial or after school activities for elementary or middle schools
  • No elementary school breakfast

School Will Dismiss ( ) Hours Early

  • Buses will deliver students to regular or limited bus stops as announced. For limited bus stop locations, check the school office or the district website
  • If your student uses Metro, check their website for the best available route
  • Community use of district facilities is cancelled
  • Early & Extended Learning Programs close at elementary school dismissal time
  • No tutorial or after school activities for elementary or middle schools

School Closed

  • No transportation
  • All school activities cancelled
  • Early & Extended Learning Programs are cancelled
  • Community use of district facilities is cancelled
  • All catering orders are cancelled

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Metro Service During Snow Days

All high schools, Bellevue Big Picture and International School use Metro. During periods of poor weather, Metro will attempt to maintain service according to schedule — even if school is to start late. Please listen to messages and have alternative means arranged to get to and from school if poor weather is present or predicted.