Chicago Schools Announce Widespread Closures Ahead of Severe Winter Storm, Extreme Cold

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Chicago, IL – Due to the ongoing snowstorm, numerous schools in the Chicagoland area have announced closures for Friday, January 12th. Here is a comprehensive list of the affected schools:

  • Gower Middle School, Burr Ridge – Closed
  • Alan B. Shepard High School, Palos Heights – Closed
  • Buffalo Grove High School, Buffalo Grove – Closed
  • Central Middle School, Tinley Park – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #100 (South Berwyn Schools), Berwyn – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #101 (Western Springs Public Schools), Western Springs – Closed
  • Dist #102, Lagrange Park – Closed
  • Dist #103 (Lyons), Lyons – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #105 (LaGrange South), La Grange – Closed
  • Dist #106 (LaGrange Highlands), LaGrange – Closed
  • Dist #107 (Pleasantdale District), Burr Ridge – Closed
  • Dist #108 (Willow Springs School), Willow Springs – Closed
  • Dist #109 (Indian Springs District), Justice – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #111 (Burbank), Burbank – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #117 (North Palos District), Palos Hills – Closed
  • Dist #118 (Palos Community Consolidated Schools), Palos Park – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #122 (Ridgeland School District), Oak Lawn – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #123 (Oaklawn/Hometown), Oak Lawn – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #124 (Evergreen Park Elementary Schools), Evergreen Park – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #125 (Atwood Heights), Alsip – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #126 (Alsip, Hazelgreen & Oak Lawn), Alsip – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #127 1/2 (Chicago Ridge), Chicago – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #128 (Palos Heights), Palos Heights – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #135, Orland Park – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #140 (Kirby School District), Tinley Park – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #143, Midlothian – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #143 1/2 (Posen/Robbins), Posen – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #145 (Arbor Park School), Oak Forest – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #146, Tinley Park – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #150 (South Holland), South Holland – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #152 1/2, Hazel Crest – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #153, Homewood – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #155 (Calumet City), Calumet City – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #156 Lincoln Elementary School, Calumet City – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #157 (Hoover Schrum District), Calumet City – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #158 (Lansing Elementary), Lansing – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #159 (Matteson & Richton Park), Matteson – Closed
  • Dist #159 (Matteson), Matteson – Closed
  • Dist #161 (Flossmoor School District), Flossmoor – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #167 (Brookwood District), Glenwood – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #171 (Sunnybrook District), Lansing – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #

194 Steger Public Schools, Steger – Closed (E-learning)

  • Dist #201 (J.S. Morton High Schools), Cicero – Closed
  • Dist #207 (Maine Township High Schools), Park Ridge – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #208 (Riverside Brookfield High School), Riverside – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #21 (Wheeling), Wheeling – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #210 (Lemont Township High School), Lemont – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #211, Palatine – Closed
  • Dist #212 (East Leyden and West Leyden), Franklin Park – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #214 (All Schools), Arlington Heights – Closed
  • Dist #214 Community Education, Arlington Heights – Closed
  • Dist #215 (Thornton Fractional High Schools), Calumet City – Closed (No evening activities)
  • Dist #218, Oak Lawn – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #23, Prospect Heights – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #25 (Arlington Heights), Arlington Heights – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #26 (River Trails District), Mount Prospect – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #27, Northbrook – Closed
  • Dist #29 Sunset Ridge School, Northfield – Closed
  • Dist #34 (Glenview), Glenview – Closed
  • Dist #35 (Glencoe), Glencoe – Closed
  • Dist #36, Winnetka – Closed
  • Dist #38 (Joseph Sears School), Kenilworth – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #39, Wilmette – Closed
  • Dist #54 (Schaumburg Township), Schaumburg – Closed
  • Dist #59 (Elk Grove Twp Schools), Arlington Heights – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #62 (Des Plaines), Des Plaines – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #64 (Park Ridge), Park Ridge – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #67 (Golf District), Morton Grove – Closed
  • Dist #69, Skokie – Closed
  • Dist #72 (Fairview School), Skokie – Closed
  • Dist #73 (East Prairie), Skokie – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #73 1/2, Skokie – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #74, Lincolnwood – Closed
  • Dist #79 – Pennoyer School, Norridge – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #81, Schiller Park – Closed
  • Dist #84 1/2 (Rhodes Elementary School), River Grove – Closed
  • Dist #87 – Berkeley, Berkeley – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #88 (Bellwood), Bellwood – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #89 (Maywood Melrose Park Broadview), Melrose Park – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #90, River Forest – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #91 Forest Park Public Schools, Forest Park – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #92 (Lindop), Broadview – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #92 1/2 (Westchester Public Schools), Westchester – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #93 (Hillside), Hillside – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #96 (Riverside

Public School), Riverside – Closed (E-learning)

  • Dist #97 (Oak Park Elementary), Oak Park – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #98 (North Berwyn Schools), Berwyn – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dist #99 (Cicero Public Schools), Cicero – Closed (E-learning)
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower School, Blue Island – Closed (E-learning)
  • Edison School, Morton Grove – Closed
  • Elgin Math and Science Academy Charter School, Elgin – Closed
  • Elk Grove High School, Elk Grove Village – Closed
  • Evanston Township High School, Evanston – Closed (E-learning)
  • Evanston/Skokie Dist #65, Evanston – Closed (E-learning)
  • Fairview South School, Skokie – Closed
  • Fierke Education Center, Oak Forest – Closed (E-learning)
  • Forest View Educational Center, Arlington Heights – Closed
  • Fulton School, Tinley Park – Closed (E-learning)
  • Forest Ridge School District 142, Oak Forest – Closed (E-learning)
  • General George S. Patton School, Riverdale – Closed (E-learning)
  • Harold L. Richards High School, Oak Lawn – Closed (E-learning)
  • Heritage Middle School, Lansing – Closed (E-learning)
  • Hoover Elementary School, Calumet City – Closed (E-learning)
  • Horizon Science Academy Belmont, Chicago – Closed (No evening activities)
  • Horizon Science Academy McKinley Park, Chicago – Closed
  • Horizon Science Academy Southwest, Chicago – Closed
  • J. Sterling Morton Alternative School, Cicero – Closed
  • J. Sterling Morton High School East Campus, Cicero – Closed
  • J. Sterling Morton High School Freshman Center, Cicero – Closed
  • J. Sterling Morton High School West Campus, Berwyn – Closed
  • John Hersey High School, Arlington Heights – Closed
  • Kruse Education Center, Orland Park – Closed (E-learning)
  • Lincoln Jr. H.S., Skokie – Closed
  • Lyons Township High School, LaGrange – Closed
  • Madison School, Skokie – Closed
  • Memorial School, Tinley Park – Closed (E-learning)
  • Nathan Hale Elementary School, Lansing – Closed (E-learning)
  • Newcomer Center, Arlington Heights – Closed
  • Oak Park and River Forest High School, Oak Park – Closed (E-learning)
  • P.A.E.C. Education Center-Elementary, Maywood – Closed (E-learning)

Colleges like Dominican University in River Forest, College of Dupage in Glen Ellyn, and both campuses of Purdue University Northwest have also declared closures and switched to e-learning formats for Friday. This precautionary measure ensures the safety of students and staff during this severe weather event.

Residents are advised to stay updated on the latest weather information and school closing announcements as the situation evolves.

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