Delayed Opening/Early Dismissal Policies
Archdiocese of Louisville – Catholic Schools
The chart below (see last paragraph) list the severe weather policies (late opening times and early dismissal policies) for Catholic elementary and high schools.
The decision to close schools due to weather conditions will be announced via radio and TV for Catholic schools in Jefferson County. Catholic schools outside Jefferson County will follow the local public school announcements or their own announced procedure. One of the following announcements will be made:
- All Catholic elementary and high schools in Jefferson County are open.
- Catholic elementary and high schools in Jefferson County will be open but on a delayed schedule.
- All Catholic elementary and high schools in Jefferson County are closed.
DELAYED SCHEDULE Each administrator, after consultation with the local school board or equivalent decision-making group, will determine a DELAYED SCHEDULE for the individual school. Written notice about how the school will react to all inclement weather announcements will be given to all persons affected by the decision. Please see the chart below for the delayed schedule start time for each Catholic elementary school.
EARLY DISMISSAL- ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS No public announcements will be made about early dismissal in Jefferson County Catholic elementary schools except in the case of extreme emergency. Each administrator, after consultation with the local school board or equivalent decision-making group, will determine an early dismissal policy and communicate it in writing to all persons affected by the decision.
Please see information about the delayed opening and early dismissal policy of each Catholic elementary school in the chart below.
EARLY DISMISSAL – SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN JEFFERSON COUNTY: If inclement weather develops during the course of a school day, the superintendent’s office will make a decision regarding an early dismissal for Catholic high schools in Jefferson County. If an early dismissal is necessary, the Superintendent’s office will contact the high schools and the radio and television stations with the announcement, “Catholic high schools in Jefferson County will dismiss at 1:30 p.m.” If inclement weather conditions necessitate a change in the 1:30 p.m. early dismissal time, the superintendent’s office will make that decision and communicate the dismissal time to the high schools and the radio and television stations.
SPECIFIC INFORMATION FOR ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
Click here for delayed opening and early dismissal policies for each elementary school. This schools are listed in alpha order beginning with Jefferson County elementary schools and then elementary schools outside Jefferson County. Secondary school late opening times are listed on the last page.