Inclement Weather

Where can I find out if school is closed?

  • KCKPS Website (kckps.org)
  • KCKPS Social Media Channels (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram)
  • Major Television and Radio Stations
  • Infinite Campus Message (sent to parents/guardians)

Please check more than one source for school closing information.

Plan A

 

Description of Plan Programs Affected

Two Hour Delayed Start

What does this mean?
This means school will start two hours later than usual. Schools will dismiss at usual time.

Examples:
If your child’s school usually starts at 7:00 a.m., their school will start at 9:00 a.m.

If the school bus picks your child up at 6:30 a.m., their school bus will pick your child up at 8:30 a.m.

  • All preschool is cancelled

  • All school bus services will run routes two hours late, servicing only regular “to and from” routes.*

*When buses are servicing only regular “to and from” routes, they will not be servicing the following routes: preschool Kansas State School for the Blind, Kansas School of the Deaf (KSD), Technical Education Center (TEC), Cerner, Kansas City Kansas Community College (KCKCC), parochial studies, special education shuttles.

Plan B

Description of Plan Programs Affected

Two Hour Early Release

What does this mean?
This means students will be released from school two hours earlier than usual.

Examples:
If your child’s school usually ends at 3:00 p.m., their school day will end two hours earlier at 1:00 p.m.

If the school bus drops your child off at 3:30 p.m., their school bus will drop your child off at 1:30 p.m.

  • Afternoon (pm) preschool is cancelled

  • School bus services will run afternoon routes two hours early

  • Extracurricular evening activities are cancelled

  • After school meal services cancelled

Plan C

Description of Plan Programs Affected

Schools Closed, District Offices Open

What does this mean?

  • Remote work and teaching go into effect
  • Essential workers seek guidance from your supervisor

Example:
No students should report to school. District offices will be open for business as usual.

  • School bus services are cancelled
  • Meal service delivery and curbside meal pickup are available

Plan D

Description of Plan Programs Affected

Schools Closed, District Offices and KCK Public Library Branches Closed

What does this mean?

  • Remote work and teaching go into effect
  • All School Campuses, District Offices, KCK Public Library Branches, YMCA Services, Child Care services are all closed
  • Essential workers seek guidance from your supervisor
  • School bus services are cancelled

  • No meal services available

Plan E

Description of Plan Programs Affected

Schools Closed, District Offices and KCK Public Library Branches Closed

What does this mean?

  • No remote work and teaching
  • District operations fully closed
  • School bus services are cancelled
  • No meal services available

When will the decision be made to close school due to snow, ice, or extreme cold?

The decision to close schools because of inclement weather is made by the superintendent of schools. All major radio and television stations will be notified by 6 a.m. and all other venues will be updated. To learn more, visit kckps.org/weather.