When Alexandria Public Schools close, generally everything closes, including all extracurricular activities, after school Club, Community Education youth and adult classes, Early Childhood programs, and events scheduled by non-district groups. Compass School Age Care will be open for enrolled Compass students when school starts two hours late, or is dismissed early. Compass will be closed to all students when school is closed. Refer to the Compass Handbook or call Community Education at (320) 762-3310 for eligibility and details.
The school district boundaries encompass 341.5 square miles and have varying road conditions in times of severe weather. Parents should assess their particular situation and if you believe the weather is hazardous, you may keep your child at home and call the school attendance line. The absence will be an excused absence.