Education

Is Your Houston-Area School Open Now That The Winter Storm Has Passed?

As power outages continue, many K-12 schools, colleges and universities have announced closures through the end of the week.

Row of school buses. Taken on Dec. 18, 2019.

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Updated Feb. 21 at 4:37 p.m. CT

Widespread power outages forced school districts and higher education institutions to extend closures and cancel online learning, as the Houston area continues to grapple with the fallout from the winter storm.
Now, some schools and districts have already worked on plans to reopen next week — some as early as Monday.

K-12 Schools

Aldine ISD: The Aldine district will remain closed Monday and Tuesday, then switch to remote learning Wednesday through the end of the week. In-person classes return March 1.

Alief ISD: The district is closed Monday. It will make a decision on whether to reopen no later than Monday at 2 p.m. Curbside meals and COVID-19 rapid testing will return Wednesday.

Conroe ISD: Superintendent Curtis Null announced on YouTube that the district will reopen Monday.

Clear Creek ISD: The district will remain closed Monday as maintenance teams work to resolve remaining plumbing issues at some schools.

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: Monday will be a staff work day, with no student instruction either on campus or remote. Classes will resume on Tuesday.

Fort Bend ISD: The district will remain closed Monday.

Galveston ISD: The district said it's planning for on-site and remote classes to resume Monday.

Houston ISD: All virtual and in-person classes are canceled Monday and Tuesday. Students will switch to asynchronous virtual learning Wednesday through Friday, and in-person classes will return March 1.

Humble ISD: In-person and virtual learning will continue Monday.

Katy ISD: The district has not made a final decision, but is working to safely reopen to students and teachers Monday, Superintendent Ken Gregorski said. Curbside food service will resume on Tuesday.

Klein ISD: The district will reopen Monday, and Klein2Go meal distribution will resume on Tuesday.

KIPP: All KIPP Texas schools will be closed Monday. Asynchronous learning will return for all students Tuesday, and synchronous virtual learning returns Wednesday through Friday. KIPP expects in-person classes to resume Thursday, but will update families by Wednesday at 4:30 p.m.

Pearland ISD: The district will resume normal operations on Monday.

Santa Fe ISD: All campuses and classes are set to resume Monday.

Spring ISD: No classes will be held, either in-person or remote, Monday or Tuesday.

Spring Branch ISD: There will be no in-person or remote learning, but essential personnel are being told to report to work.

YES Prep: In-person and virtual classes are canceled Monday and Tuesday, and will resume Wednesday.

Higher Education

Houston Community College: HCC plans to continue normal operations Monday, absent any additional weather or power issues.

Lone Star College: The college plans to resume operations on Monday.

Prairie View A&M University: Remote and face-to-face coursework will resume Monday morning.

Rice University: Normal campus operations and classes are canceled through Friday.

Texas Southern University: TSU will reopen with remote operations on Monday and Tuesday.

University of Houston: UH, including UH at Sugar Land and Katy, will reopen on Monday.

University of Houston-Downtown: Classes are set to resume Monday.

University of St. Thomas: The campus is set to resume classes and operations on Monday.

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