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Edmonds School District

Closures and delays

School closure or 2-hour delay

In the event of a snowstorm, windstorm, power outage, earthquake or other emergency event, the Edmonds School District may implement schedule changes for student and staff safety and will use multiple communication methods to inform staff and families. 

The Edmonds School District will make every effort to inform families and staff of any schedule changes by 6 a.m. 

How families will be notified:

  • Email
  • Text
  • Voice message (You will not receive a voice message if you receive a text message)
  • Push notification (If you have the ParentSquare app)
  • District social media:
  • District website and school websites
  • Radio and television news outlets

School closure:

  • No before school programs
  • No out-of-district transportation
  • All after-school activities, all evening events at district buildings (including non-district events) are canceled
  • For the 2023-24 school year, Snow Make-up Days, if needed, will be in this order: 
    • February 20 (School closure Jan. 17 changed Feb. 20 to a full day of school),
    • June 25 (School closure Jan. 18, changed June 25 to the new last day of school and a Half-Day Early Release, June 24 is now a full day of school), 
    • June 26,
    • March 15,
    • June 27

2-hour delay:

School start and dismissal times:

  • School starts two hours after the school’s regular start time:
  • Students will be dismissed at regular dismissal times unless otherwise announced

School buses:

  • Buses will arrive for student pick up two hours after the regular pick up time
  • No out-of-district transportation

School breakfast and lunch:

  • School breakfast will be available 30 minutes before schools start
  • School lunch will be provided as part of the school day

Morning programs:

  • No MORNING Move 60!
  • No MORNING Edmonds Preschool or MORNING Family PreK


  • Your student’s childcare provider will contact you of their specific schedule and changes

After school activities:

  • All student activities (i.e. after-school athletics and academic clubs) take place as scheduled unless otherwise notified