Hundreds of Chicago-Area Schools Close Due to Snowstorm

For a FULL list of school closures, you can visit the following link: Emergency Closing Center.

With heavy snow falling across the Chicago area, a slew of suburban school districts announced that they will cancel classes on Monday. 

Some of the major districts closed for the day include: 

Alsip District 126

Arlington Heights (All Districts) 

Aurora District 131

Batavia District 101

Buffalo Grove District 96

Cary District 26

Darien District 61 and 63

Fox River Grove District 3

Hebron District 19

Johnsburg District 12

Joliet Districts 204 (High School) and 86 (Public schools) 

Lake Forest Elementary School District 67 and Lake Forest High School District 115

Lemont District 113

Oak Lawn Districts 122 and 123

Oswego District 308

Palos Hills District 117

Palos Park District 118

Plainfield School Districts 30 and 202

Peotone District 207

Richmond Districts 2 and 157

Riverside Brookfield High School

Round Lake District 116 

St. Charles District 303

Schaumburg District 54

Tinley Park Districts 140 and 146

Vernon Hills District 128

Villa Park District 45

Wauconda District 118

Woodridge District 68 

Woodstock District 200 

Yorkville District 115

Chicago Public Schools were monitoring forecasts as a winter storm pelts the area, but planned to have school buildings open on Monday for classes, the district announced Sunday evening.

“CPS and the city of Chicago are closely monitoring the weather to ensure classes can safely resume tomorrow,” the district said on social media. “Based on the current forecast, school will be in session as scheduled.”

Some area universities were impacted as well, with Northern Illinois University in DeKalb planning to open at 10 a.m. Monday morning, while the Universal Technical Institute in Lisle canceled morning classes, but will have evening classes as scheduled.

For a full list of school closures, you can visit the Emergency Closing Center’s website, or stay tuned to NBC 5 Chicago.

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