With freezing weather and possible bad road conditions forecast late Tuesday afternoon into the evening, parents and students should prepare for potential school closings or delays.
Here’s what to know so far about weather-related school closings in Tarrant County, including when and how you’ll be notified.
As of 5 p.m. Monday, no districts had announced delays or closures, but they said they would continue to monitor the weather to assess whether that will be necessary.
Aledo ISD: “We are and will continue to monitor the weather,” spokesperson Mercedes Mayer said. If any change is necessary, the district will notify the community by 5:30 a.m.
Arlington ISD: Arlington ISD will continue to monitor the weather forecast for Tuesday, spokesperson Anita Foster said. If any changes to school schedules are needed, the district will assess that tomorrow.
Azle ISD: As of Monday afternoon, there was no Tuesday closure announcement.
Birdville ISD: At this time, it will be a normal school day, said spokesperson Mark Thomas. The district usually makes a decision about delaying or closing by 5:30 a.m. the day of. If the superintendent decides to delay or close schools, the district’s phone messaging system will be activated and the major radio and television stations will be notified. Also, the district will post this information on the website, Facebook, Twitter, Birdville ISD News and the main voicemail at 817-547-5700. BISD only posts these notifications if school is delayed or closed — not if it is open as usual. Visit birdvilleschools.net/weatherprocedures for more information.
Burleson ISD: As of Monday afternoon, there was no Tuesday closure announcement.
Carroll ISD: At this time, the district does not have any notices to share. They will continue to monitor weather conditions along with the City of Southlake’s Emergency Management team, and will keep parents posted should there be a delay or cancellation. Any changes to school and office schedules will be communicated before 6 a.m. on Tuesday. Weather-related school closings and delays will be communicated to employees and parents via the district’s emergency telephone notification system. To update your emergency contact information, contact your child’s school. Follow @Carrollisd on Twitter for immediate alerts and notices using the #SAFEdragon hashtag. The district will also post closings to the district’s website, Facebook page and Mobile Dragon app.
Castleberry ISD: District administration is monitoring the weather as it develops over the next 24 hours. In the event of a delay or closure due to weather, the district will communicate this information by following the emergency procedure outlined on their website. Parents should continue to check the district website, social media sites and Canvas for updates. To update your contact information for use with the mass-messaging system, visit the Contact Preferences page.
Crowley ISD: As of Monday afternoon, there was no Tuesday closure announcement.
Eagle Mountain Saginaw ISD: District leaders are closely monitoring the area forecast for Tuesday, a spokesperson said. At this time, the weather is not expected to impact road conditions or facility operations. All classes and activities will continue as scheduled on Tuesday. The district will remain in close contact with local emergency management officials and will continue monitoring conditions. More details about the inclement weather process and procedures are available.
Everman ISD: At this time, the district is monitoring the weather and will continue to monitor the weather. They will keep everyone posted via social media and the mass communication system.
Fort Worth ISD: As of Monday afternoon, there was no Tuesday closure announcement.
Godley ISD: As of Monday afternoon, there was no Tuesday closure announcement.
Grapevine-Colleyville ISD: At this time, there have been no changes to the Tuesday schedule at GCISD. Should schools close, the district will communicate early morning Tuesday through phone, email, the district website and social media. Inclement weather procedures can be found here.
Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: HEB ISD has a specific process for deciding school closures due to weather conditions, which begins at 4 a.m. on the day in question. They customarily make those decisions prior to school buses making their runs on the day of potential severe weather. To receive official notice of inclement weather closures, subscribe to HEB ISD eNews to get an email announcement, or visit Facebook or Twitter for social media updates. It will also be posted on the district website.
Keller ISD: Keller ISD does not currently have any plans to close schools or start late Tuesday. They will continue to monitor the weather situation overnight, and will have operations personnel checking road conditions early Tuesday. Any decision about closing or delaying will be made before 5:30 a.m. Tuesday morning. Go here for more information.
Kennedale ISD: The weather will not warrant a delayed start, a district spokesperson said.
Lake Worth ISD: The district has not made a decision regarding tomorrow yet. Families should ensure that the district has up-to-date contact information so that they may provide updates as they occur.
Mansfield ISD: As of Monday afternoon, there was no Tuesday closure announcement. Families will be notified via email, text, the district website and social media platforms.
Northwest ISD: The district does not have plans to cancel or delay school tomorrow based on current forecasts. Spokesperson Anthony Tosie says the district always monitors the weather and informs families of closings typically no later than 5:30 a.m. the day of any closing. Inclement weather procedures can be found here. The district plans to send families communication Monday reminding them of inclement weather procedures as they have in the past around this time of year.
White Settlement ISD: They will monitor the weather throughout the day and evening. There are no plans to delay at this point.