Delays and Closings

Delayed Openings:

When schools have a delayed opening, before school programs operated in Norwalk Public Schools will also have a delayed start for the same amount of time as the schools. For example, if an elementary school opens two hours late due to snow (opening at 11 a.m. instead of 9 a.m.), the afterschool program will also start two hours later (opening at 9 a.m. instead of 7 a.m.).

Early Dismissal:

When there is early dismissal due to bad weather or any other unsafe conditions, afterschool programs are cancelled.

When there is a scheduled early dismissal as shown on the school calendar (e.g. parent conferences, etc.), afterschool programs will begin as soon as school is dismissed and will remain open until their regularly scheduled closing time (generally 6 p.m.)

Information Sources:

The official Norwalk Public Schools website and social media channels are your best sources for information on weather-related delays and closings.  Our automated School Messenger phone system will also be activated when necessary. 

The following sources will also be notified of any NPS delays, closings or early dismissals:

CT Weather

Click on the CT Weather image above to check delays and closings.

Newspapers, Radio and TV Stations

Information regarding weather-related school opening delays, early dismissals and closures will be sent to the following media sources: