Bad Weather Procedures

  • The decision to delay or cancel classes is one that is not taken lightly, as the district understands that changing the time school starts or closing schools altogether disrupts not only district operations, but also the normal routine of parents. In the event of inclement weather conditions such as flooding or ice, district officials will determine if it is in the best interest of students and staff to either delay or cancel school. District officials coordinate and communicate with county, city and other school officials on weather patterns and their effects on area roads and bridges. District officials also travel area roads and bridges to evaluate their condition. If conditions are questionable, the Director of Transportation will contact the Superintendent of Schools, Assistant Superintendent, and district administrators will be briefed and a decision will be made as early as possible to either delay the opening of schools or cancel classes. A delayed opening typically means classes will start 2 hours later.

    Any decision made will be relayed to the District’s Communications Office who will then contact local TV and radio stations. It also will be communicated on the district website, on the district Facebook page, and through the district Twitter feed. Parents will be notified using our Mass Notifications System.

    Emergency Information Sources

    In the event of circumstances which may require cancellation of classes or early release, the following media outlets are notified by the District and will have that information available.


    • KVUE 24 – ABC Austin
    • KTBC Fox 7 – Austin
    • KEYE 42 – CBS- Austin/Telemundo
    • KXAN 36 – NBC Austin
    • KABB – TV Univision 62
    • Spectrum News


    • BOB-FM 103.5
    • KISS 96.7 FM
    • KUT 90.5 NPR
    • KVET 98.1 FM