Inclement Weather Policy
NOTE: School closings and delays are posted on the Arlington Public Schools District Website Homepage.
The procedure followed by Arlington Public Schools is as follows:
Telephone tree or round robin for staff.
No school signals as follows:
7:00 a.m.: A no-school signal is sounded by town, meaning no sessions at middle and high schools
7:30 a.m.: A second no-school signal means no sessions for the elementary schools.
Delayed Opening:One hour. Telephone tree or round robin for staff. No signal.
All classes begin one hour later; dismissal time remains the same (lunch is served).
Two hours. Telephone tree or round robin for staff. No signal
All classes begin two hours later; dismissal time remains the same (lunch is served).
NOTE: On a no-school day, supervisory staff will not be available. On a delayed-opening day, supervisory staff will be available one or two hours later, depending on the delay.
PARENTAL DISCRETION IS ALWAYS ADVISED AS TO ATTENDANCE IN INCLEMENT WEATHER.