Several Suburban Chicago Schools Closed Amid Dangerously Cold Temps

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Classes are canceled at many Chicago-area schools Thursday amid dangerously cold temperatures with wind chills that are expected to plummet to near 30 below-zero. 

The entire metro area is under a Wind Chill Advisory that will remain in effect until 10 a.m. Thursday.

Below is a complete listing of the status of all reported Emergency Closing Center facilities as of 4:40 AM. You can check the facilities in your area on the ECC's website here. The listing is updated every 15 minutes during severe weather. 

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ECC quickly provides the status of Chicagoland area schools, businesses, daycare centers & organizations. 

 

Facility Name

 

City

 

Status

 

21ST CENTURY CHARTER SCHOOL - GARY, IN

 

GARY

 

(TODAY) SEE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION : 10:00AM

 

21ST CENTURY PREPARATORY CENTER

 

PARK FOREST

 

(TODAY) OPEN

 

ALGONQUIN SCHOOL

 

PARK FOREST

 

(TODAY) OPEN

 

ALLEN SCHOOL

 

AURORA

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

ANOINTED CHILDCARE ACADEMY

 

JOLIET

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

AQUINAS CATHOLIC COMMUNITY SCHOOL

 

MERRILLVILLE

 

(TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

 

ASPIRE CHARTER ACADEMY

 

GARY

 

(TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

 

AURORA PUBLIC LIBRARY - BOOKMOBILE

 

AURORA

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

BAILLY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

 

CHESTERTON

 

(TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

 

BALMORAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

 

CRETE

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

BARACK H. OBAMA LEARNING ACADEMY

 

MARKHAM

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

BARACK OBAMA SCHOOL OF LEADERSHIP AND STEM

 

CHICAGO HEIGHTS

 

(TODAY) OPEN

 

BARDWELL SCHOOL

 

AURORA

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

BEAUPRE SCHOOL

 

AURORA

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

BELLWOOD SD 88

 

BELLWOOD

 

(TODAY) OPENING LATE : 1 Hour(s)

 

BIBLE BAPTIST SCHOOL

 

HIGHLAND

 

(TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

 

BLACKHAWK SCHOOL

 

PARK FOREST

 

(TODAY) OPEN

 

BRADY SCHOOL

 

AURORA

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

BRIGHT MINDS ACADEMY

 

HARVEY

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

BROOKWOOD JUNIOR HIGH

 

GLENWOOD

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

BROOKWOOD MIDDLE SCHOOL

 

GLENWOOD

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

CHARTER SCHOOL OF THE DUNES

 

GARY

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

CHESTERTON HIGH SCHOOL

 

CHESTERTON

 

(TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

 

CHICAGO ACADEMY FOR THE ARTS

 

CHICAGO

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

CITY BAPTIST SCHOOLS

 

HAMMOND

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

CITY OF HAMMOND PUBLIC SCHOOLS

 

HAMMOND

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

CITY OF HOBART SCHOOLS

 

HOBART

 

(TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

 

CLEARVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

 

WAUKEGAN

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

CLIFFORD PIERCE MIDDLE SCHOOL

 

MERRILLVILLE

 

(TODAY) 2 HOUR DELAY, REGULAR DISMISSAL TIME

 

COL. JOHN WHEELER MIDDLE SCHOOL

 

CROWN POINT

 

(TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

 

COLIN POWELL MIDDLE SCHOOL

 

MATTESON

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

CORETTA SCOTT KING MAGNET SCHOOL

 

UNIVERSITY PARK

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

COUNTRYSIDE CHURCH UU

 

PALATINE

 

(TODAY) NO TRANSITIONS GROUP

 

COYNE COLLEGE

 

CHICAGO

 

(TODAY) OPEN

 

CRETE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

 

CRETE

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

CRETE-MONEE EARLY LEARNING CENTER

 

CRETE

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

CRETE-MONEE HIGH SCHOOL

 

CRETE

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

CRETE-MONEE MIDDLE SCHOOL

 

UNIVERSITY PARK

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

CROWN POINT COMMUNITY SCHOOL CORP

 

CROWN POINT

 

(TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

 

CROWN POINT SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL

 

CROWN POINT

 

(TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

 

DIST #131 (AURORA EAST)

 

AURORA

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

DIST #152 1/2

 

HAZEL CREST

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

DIST #159 (MATTESON & RICHTON PARK)

 

MATTESON

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

DIST #162 (MATTESON ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS)

 

RICHTON PARK

 

(TODAY) OPEN

 

DIST #163 (PARK FOREST/CHICAGO HEIGHTS)

 

PARK FOREST

 

(TODAY) OPEN

 

DIST #167 (BROOKWOOD DISTRICT)

 

GLENWOOD

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

DIST #172 (SANDRIDGE SCHOOL)

 

LYNWOOD

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

DIST #201-U (CRETE-MONEE SCHOOLS)

 

CRETE

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

DIST #227 (RICH TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOLS)

 

MATTESON

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

DIST #99 (CICERO PUBLIC SCHOOLS)

 

CICERO

 

(TODAY) OPEN

 

DUNELAND SCHOOLS

 

CHESTERTON

 

(TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

 

EAGLE PARK COMMUNITY SCHOOL/NISEC

 

CROWN POINT

 

(TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

 

EARLY LEARNING CENTER AT GEORGE EARLE

 

HOBART

 

(TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

 

EAST AURORA HIGH SCHOOL

 

AURORA

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

EDGAR L. MILLER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

 

MERRILLVILLE

 

(TODAY) 2 HOUR DELAY, REGULAR DISMISSAL TIME

 

EISENHOWER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

 

CROWN POINT

 

(TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

 

EPIC EARLY LEARNING CENTER

 

WAUKEGAN

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

ETI SCHOOL OF SKILLED TRADES

 

WILLOWBROOK

 

(TODAY) OPEN

 

FAITH ACADEMY

 

MERRILLVILLE

 

(TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

 

FIELER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

 

MERRILLVILLE

 

(TODAY) 2 HOUR DELAY, REGULAR DISMISSAL TIME

 

FOREST RIDGE ACADEMY

 

SCHERERVILLE

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

GARY COMMUNITY SCHOOL CORPORATION

 

GARY

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

GARY LIGHTHOUSE INTERMEDIATE 3-7

 

GARY

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

GIANT STEPS ILLINOIS

 

LISLE

 

(TODAY) OPEN

 

GRACE ENGLISH LUTHERAN SCHOOL

 

CHICAGO

 

(TODAY) OPEN

 

GRIFFITH PUBLIC SCHOOLS

 

GRIFFITH

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

HADI SCHOOL

 

SCHAUMBURG

 

(TODAY) OPENING LATE : 10:00AM

 

HAMMOND ACADEMY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

 

HAMMOND

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

HAMMOND BAPTIST SCHOOLS

 

SCHERERVILLE

 

(TODAY) OPEN

 

HARVARD TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH

 

HARVARD

 

(TODAY) 1:30 P.M. WORSHIP SERVICE CANCELLED DUE TO EXTREME COLD

 

HEBRON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

 

HEBRON

 

(TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

 

HEBRON HIGH SCHOOL

 

HEBRON

 

(TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

 

HEBRON MIDDLE SCHOOL

 

HEBRON

 

(TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

 

HICKORY BEND SCHOOL

 

GLENWOOD

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

HOBART HIGH SCHOOL

 

HOBART

 

(TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

 

HOBART MIDDLE SCHOOL

 

HOBART

 

(TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

 

HOMER IDDINGS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

 

MERRILLVILLE

 

(TODAY) 2 HOUR DELAY, REGULAR DISMISSAL TIME

 

INDEPENDENCE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

 

CHICAGO HEIGHTS

 

(TODAY) OPEN

 

INDEPENDENCE HIGH SCHOOL

 

CHICAGO HEIGHTS

 

(TODAY) OPEN

 

JESSE C. WHITE LEARNING ACADEMY

 

HAZEL CREST

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

JOAN MARTIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

 

HOBART

 

(TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

 

JOHN WOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

 

MERRILLVILLE

 

(TODAY) 2 HOUR DELAY, REGULAR DISMISSAL TIME

 

JONAS SALK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

 

MERRILLVILLE

 

(TODAY) 2 HOUR DELAY, REGULAR DISMISSAL TIME

 

KENNEDY JOB TRAINING CENTER

 

TINLEY PARK

 

(TODAY) VOCATIONAL PROGRAM & SCHOOL CLOSED - ADMINISTRATION OPEN

 

KINGSWOOD ACADEMY

 

DARIEN

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

KRUG ELEMENTARY

 

MONTGOMERY

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

LAKE RIDGE SCHOOLS

 

GARY

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

LAKE STATION COMMUNITY SCHOOLS

 

LAKE STATION

 

(TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

 

LAKE STREET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

 

CROWN POINT

 

(TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

 

LET'S LEARN CHILDREN'S ACADEMY

 

HAZEL CREST

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

LIBERTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

 

HOBART

 

(TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

 

LIBERTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

 

CHESTERTON

 

(TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

 

LONGWOOD SCHOOL

 

GLENWOOD

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

LT. JOSEPH P. KENNEDY JR. SCHOOL

 

TINLEY PARK

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

MACARTHUR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

 

CEDAR LAKE

 

(TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

 

MARY QUEEN OF HEAVEN PRESCHOOL

 

ELMHURST

 

(TODAY) OPEN

 

MARYA YATES SCHOOL

 

MATTESON

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

MERRILLVILLE ADULT EDUCATION

 

MERRILLVILLE

 

(TODAY) 2 HOUR DELAY, REGULAR DISMISSAL TIME

 

MERRILLVILLE COMMUNITY SCHOOL CORPORATION

 

MERRILLVILLE

 

(TODAY) 2 HOUR DELAY, REGULAR DISMISSAL TIME

 

MERRILLVILLE HIGH SCHOOL

 

MERRILLVILLE

 

(TODAY) 2 HOUR DELAY, REGULAR DISMISSAL TIME

 

MERRILLVILLE INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL

 

MERRILLVILLE

 

(TODAY) 2 HOUR DELAY, REGULAR DISMISSAL TIME

 

MICHIGAN CITY AREA SCHOOLS

 

MICHIGAN CITY

 

(TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

 

MOHAWK SCHOOL

 

PARK FOREST

 

(TODAY) OPEN

 

MONEE EDUCATION CENTER (CAP)

 

MONEE

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

MONEE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

 

MONEE

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

MONTESSORI OF FRANKFORT

 

FRANKFORT

 

(TODAY) OPEN, NO CAR POOL

 

MOSAIC INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL

 

GARY

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

 

 

 

 

(TOMORROW) OPEN

 

MOUNT CARMEL HIGH SCHOOL

 

CHICAGO

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

MSD OF BOONE TOWNSHIP - HEBRON SCHOOLS

 

HEBRON

 

(TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

 

NAMASTE LABORATORIES

 

CHICAGO

 

(TODAY) OPEN

 

NATIVITY OF OUR SAVIOR SCHOOL

 

PORTAGE

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

NEIL ARMSTRONG SCHOOL

 

RICHTON PARK

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

NEW VISTAS HIGH SCHOOL

 

PORTAGE

 

(TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

 

O'DONNELL ELEMENTARY

 

AURORA

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

OAK PARK ELEMENTARY

 

AURORA

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

OSWEGO SENIOR CENTER

 

OSWEGO

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

PAW PAW CUSD 271

 

PAW PAW

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

PORTAGE TOWNSHIP SCHOOLS

 

PORTAGE

 

(TODAY) CLOSED, EMPLOYEES TO REPORT

 

PROGRAM FOR ADAPTIVE LEARNING

 

CHICAGO HEIGHTS

 

(TODAY) OPEN

 

RAVENSWOOD BAPTIST CHRISTIAN

 

CHICAGO

 

(TODAY) OPEN

 

RESCUE MISSIONARY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL

 

CHICAGO

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

RICH CENTRAL H.S.

 

OLYMPIA FIELDS

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

RICH EAST HIGH SCHOOL

 

PARK FOREST

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

RICH SOUTH H.S.

 

RICHTON PARK

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

RIDGE VIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

 

HOBART

 

(TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

 

RIVER FOREST COMMUNITY SCHOOL CORPORATION

 

HOBART

 

(TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

 

ROLLINS ELEMENTARY

 

AURORA

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

SCHOOL CITY OF EAST CHICAGO

 

EAST CHICAGO

 

(TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

 

SIEDEN PRAIRIE SCHOOL

 

MATTESON

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

SIMMONS MIDDLE SCHOOL

 

AURORA

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

SOLON ROBINSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

 

CROWN POINT

 

(TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

 

SOUTHLAND COLLEGE PREP CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL

 

RICHTON PARK

 

(TODAY) OPEN

 

SPEED EARLY LEARNING CENTER (BIRTH-8 PROGRAM)

 

CHICAGO HEIGHTS

 

(TODAY) OPEN

 

SPEED SPECIAL ED JOINT AGREEMENT - ALL LOCATIONS

 

CHICAGO HEIGHTS

 

(TODAY) OPEN

 

SPIRIT OF GOD ACCELERATED EDUCATION

 

GARY

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

ST. CASIMIR SCHOOL

 

HAMMOND

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

ST. COLETTA'S OF ILLINOIS

 

TINLEY PARK

 

(TODAY) VOCATIONAL PROGRAM & SCHOOL CLOSED - ADMINISTRATION OPEN

 

ST. FRANCIS DE SALES HIGH SCHOOL

 

CHICAGO

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

ST. JOHN BOSCO SCHOOL

 

HAMMOND

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST CATHOLIC SCHOOL

 

WHITING

 

(TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

 

ST. PATRICK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

 

CHESTERTON

 

(TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

 

ST. PAUL'S LUTHERAN SCHOOL

 

MUNSTER

 

(TODAY) OPEN : 8:45AM

 

ST. THOMAS MORE SCHOOL

 

MUNSTER

 

(TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

 

STEEL CITY ACADEMY

 

GARY

 

(TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

 

SUGRUE NETWORK CONNECTION

 

CHICAGO

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

TAFT JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL

 

CROWN POINT

 

(TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

 

TALALA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

 

PARK FOREST

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

TEST CLOSING MESSAGE (NOT FOR BROADCAST)

 

CHICAGO

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

THE CHILDRENS PLACE LEARNING CENTER

 

LYNWOOD

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

THE CROSSING SCHOOL- E.C. CAMPUS

 

HAMMOND

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

THE LEARNING TREE OF ALGONQUIN

 

ALGONQUIN

 

(TODAY) OPEN

 

THEA BOWMAN LEADERSHIP ACADEMY

 

GARY

 

(TODAY) OPENING LATE : 10:00AM

 

TIMOTHY BALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

 

CROWN POINT

 

(TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

 

TINY TEMPLES ACADEMY

 

MERRILLVILLE

 

(TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

 

TRI-CREEK SCHOOL CORPORATION

 

LOWELL

 

(TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

 

TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL - HOBART

 

HOBART

 

(TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

 

VALPARAISO COMMUNITY SCHOOLS

 

VALPARAISO

 

(TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

 

WALDO MIDDLE SCHOOL

 

AURORA

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

WINFIELD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

 

CROWN POINT

 

(TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

 

WOODGATE SCHOOL

 

MATTESON

 

(TODAY) CLOSED

 

YOST ELEMENTARY

 

PORTER

 

(TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

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