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Winter weather in Texas: List of school districts canceling classes on Tuesday, Jan. 16

Texas is experiencing freezing and sub-freezing temperatures, causing school districts, colleges and universities to close all over the state.

Texas is experiencing freezing and sub-freezing temperatures, causing school districts, colleges and universities to close all over the state.

Freezing and sub-freezing temperatures have hit Texas and the weather is expected to remain extremely cold until Wednesday. Bitter cold is enveloping the state, with Hard Freeze Warnings issued in certain areas. Residents are advised to avoid leaving their homes unless absolutely necessary.

Due to the Arctic Blast, a number of school districts, colleges and universities, and private and charter schools have announced closures or delays.

READ ALSO: Arctic front hits Texas: Affected areas and temperatures

Winter weather in Texas: List of school districts canceling classes on Tuesday, Jan. 16

Educational institutions deemed to be situated in safe areas will continue operations, but those affected by hazardous weather conditions have chosen not to do so.

Here are lists of schools in Texas that have canceled or delayed classes on Tuesday, Jan. 16. Unless otherwise indicated, the schools included in the lists below have announced closure for the day.

Central Texas

  • Austin ISD- delayed start time for classes for all classes by two hours
  • Bastrop ISD
  • Caldwell ISD
  • Del Valle ISD
  • Dime Box ISD
  • Dripping Springs ISD
  • Eanes ISD schools will start two hours late
  • Elgin ISD
  • Fayetteville ISD
  • Flatonia ISD
  • Florence ISD will delay the start of school by two hours
  • Georgetown ISD to start classes and work on a two-hour delay 
  • Giddings ISD
  • Granger ISD
  • Gonzales ISD will start at 10 a.m.
  • Hays CISD
  • Hutto ISD will operate on a two hour delay.
  • Jarrell ISD will have a two-hour delay. 
  • Johnson City ISD
  • Killeen ISD is delaying the start of all schools by two hours.
  • Lago Vista ISD
  • Lake Travis ISD classes will be delayed two hours as follows:

          Elementary School Campuses - 9:40 a.m. start time
          Middle/High School Campuses - 10:50 a.m. start time

  • Leander ISD schools will have a delayed start. School start times will be:

          Elementary schools at 9:30 a.m. (doors open at 9:10 a.m.)
          High schools at 10:15 a.m. (doors open at 9:45 a.m.)
          Middle schools at 11:05 a.m. (doors open at 10:35 a.m.)

  • Lexington ISD
  • Lockhart ISD
  • Manor ISD will begin classes and bus routes two hours late. All District offices will also open two hours late. 
  • Pflugerville ISD campuses are on a 2-hour delay.
  • Prairie Lea ISD
  • Rockdale ISD
  • Round Rock ISD offices and schools will operate on a two-hour delay.
  • San Marcos CISD
  • Smithville ISD
  • Snook ISD
  • Somerville ISD
  • Texas School for the Deaf
  • Thrall ISD has issued a two-hour delayed start and will continue to monitor weather conditions for any changes. 

Private and Charter Schools

  • AESA Prep Academy
  • Austin Discovery School
  • Brentwood Christian School
  • Cedars International Academy will have a two-hour delayed start.
  • IDEA Public Schools-Greater Austin will be operating on a two-hour delayed start for most of its campuses due to winter weather.
  • KIPP Texas-Austin schools will delay the start of the school day by two hours.
  • St. Gabriel's Catholic School will have a two-hour delay.
  • St. Michael's Catholic Academy will have a two-hour delay.
  • Valor Schools- Three of Valor Education's campuses will be starting on a two-hour delay. Classes will begin at 10 a.m. at:

         Valor South Austin
         Valor North Austin
         Valor Leander
         Valor's Kyle campus will be closed.

Colleges and Universities

  • Huston-Tillotson University will delay campus operations and the start of classes until 11 a.m.
  • Southwestern University is delaying the start of classes to 10 a.m. University offices will also be closed until 10 a.m. 
  • Texas A&M University classes are canceled. All non-essential campus operations are also suspended. 
  • Texas State University's San Marcos and Round Rock campuses will be closed, and all classes are canceled.

Houston Area 1

  • Houston ISD
  • Angleton ISD
  • Boling ISD
  • Brazosport College, including the Bill & Julia May Children’s Center
  • Centerville ISD
  • Cleveland ISD will close all campuses and facilities. The warming centers at Cleveland Middle School and Santa Fe Middle School will be extending their hours of operation until 5PM on Tuesday. All enrolled Cleveland ISD students and their families are welcome.
  • Conroe ISD
  • Dayton ISD
  • Galena Park ISD
  • Goodrich ISD
  • Katy ISD
  • Montgomery ISD 
  • New Caney ISD
  • New Waverly ISD 
  • Pro-Vision Academy
  • Tarkington ISD 
  • Texas A&M University
  • Sealy ISD
  • Smart Scholars Academy in Rosharon, TX
  • Southwest Public Schools
  • Spring ISD
  • Tomball ISD
  • Waller ISD 
  • Royal ISD 
  • Channelview ISD 
  • Wharton County Junior College 
  • Pasadena ISD 
  • Cypress-Fairbanks ISD 
  • Crosby ISD
  • Needville ISD 
  • Hempstead ISD

Houston Area 2

  • Clear Creek ISD
  • Alvin ISD 
  • Pearland ISD
  • Spring Branch ISD
  • Texas City ISD
  • Santa Fe ISD 
  • La Porte ISD
  • Humble ISD 
  • Friendswood ISD 
  • Magnolia ISD 
  • Alvin Community College
  • Alief ISD
  • Dickinson ISD
  • Sheldon ISD
  • Splendora ISD 
  • Calvin Nelms Charter Schools
  • Galveston College
  • College of the Mainland
    Brazosport ISD
  • Prairie View A&M University will shift to virtual operations from Tuesday, Jan. 16 to Wednesday, Jan. 17.
  • Shepherd ISD
  • Rhodes School for the Performing Arts campuses and administrative office
  • Stafford MSD
  • All KIPP Texas-Houston schools
  • Sam Houston State University schools
  • Goose Creek CISD
  • Ignite Community School-Mainland 
  • Montessori School of Downtown Clear Lake Campus 
  • Montessori School of Downtown Medical Center Campus 
  • Montessori School of Downtown Pearland Campus 

Houston Area 3

  • Montessori School of Downtown Silverlake Campus 
  • Shipra School Shadow Creek Campus 
  • Providence Classical School 
  • University of Houston (including UH at Sugar Land and Katy)
  • University of Houston - Downtown campuses (Downtown, Cy-Fair, Kingwood, and Northwest) 
  • University of Houston-Clear Lake (including Pearland and Texas Medical Center Locations) 
  • All Harmony-Houston-area schools and district offices
  • IDEA Greater Houston
  • Houston Christian University
  • Varnett Public Schools 
  • Post Oak School 
  • Sheldon ISD 
  • Beatrice Mayes Institute 
  • Texas Southern University will be closed (classes and business operations will be remote)
  • Two Dimensions Preparatory Academy Charter School
  • Houston Community College
  • Deer Park ISD
  • Danbury ISD
  • Tulsa Welding School & Technology Center Campus 
  • Texas Woman's University Houston campus
  • Rice University

School Delayed Opening

  • Corrigan-Camden ISD will have a delayed start of school, and will start at 10 a.m.
  • Leggett ISD will start school at 10 a.m. Buses will run two hours late.

North Texas 1

  • Alvarado ISD
  • Arlington ISD 
  • Avalon ISD 
  • Boles ISD  |  Delayed Today, 10 a.m. opening
  • Burleson ISD
  • Canton ISD Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD
  • Cedar Hill ISD 
  • Cleburne ISD
  • Commerce ISD  
  • Corsicana ISD
  • Crandall ISD
  • Crowley ISD
  • Dallas ISD
  • Dawson ISD  |  Open 10 a.m. today; Buses delayed 2 hours.
  • DeSoto ISD 
  • Duncanville ISD
  • Ennis ISD
  • Eustace ISD
  • Everman ISD 
  • Ferris ISD
  • Forney ISD 
  • Fort Worth ISD 
  • Garland ISD 
  • Grand Prairie ISD
  • Grandview ISD  |  Open at 10:00 AM, Buses at 10 a.m., Buses run 2 hours behind
  • Grapevine-Colleyville ISD  |  Delayed today 2 hours
  • Highland Park ISD
  • Hill College - Burleson Campus
  • Hill College - Cleburne Campus
  • Hill College - Hillsboro Campus  |  Delayed This Morning 2 hours
  • Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD 
  • Irving ISD 
  • Italy ISD
  • Itasca ISD 
  • Joshua ISD  |  Delayed today 2 hours
  • Kaufman ISD
  • Keller ISD
  • Kemp ISD 
  • Kennedale ISD
  • Kerens ISD  
  • Lake Worth ISD 
  • Lancaster ISD
  • Lone Oak ISD
  • Malakoff ISD 
  • Mansfield ISD 
  • Mesquite ISD 
  • Midlothian ISD
  • Peaster ISD  |  Delayed today 2 hours
  • Plano ISD 
  • Rains ISD 
  • Red Oak ISD 
  • Richardson ISD 
  • Rio Vista ISD  |  Delayed today 2 hours
  • Rockwall ISD
  • Royse City ISD
  • SMU - Dallas Campus 
  • Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary  |  Virtual Learning Only
  • Sunnyvale ISD
  • TCU
  • Texas A&M University-Commerce 
  • Three Way ISD
  • TSTC North Texas online classes continue
  • University of Texas at Arlington  |  Delayed 3 hours; Classes begin at 11 a.m.
  • Waxahachie ISD
  • White Settlement ISD

North Texas 2

  • Wortham ISD 
  • Wylie ISD
  • A+ Charter Schools Inc.
  • A.W. Brown Leadership Academy
  • Academy of Visual and Performing Arts
  • Alcuin School
  • All Saints' Episcopal School - FW  |  Open 10 a.m., No Bus Service
  • American Care Academy - 10th St.
  • American Care Academy - Pleasant Grove 
  • Aunt Faye Early Learning Academy 
  • Aunt Glo's Learning & Loving Center
  • Aviation Institute of Maintenance
  • Blessed Are The Children Achievement Academy
  • Braswell Child Development
  • Brighter Horizons Academy
  • Cassata Catholic High School
  • Centerville Learning Center
  • Child Care Paradise Learning Center
  • Children's University Private School
  • Cityscape Schools
  • Cortiva Institute - Arlington
  • Creative Minds Child Care Center
  • Crossroads Christian Academy FW
  • Discovery Village Learning Center
  • ECI Academy - Rowlett
  • ECI Academy - Royse City
  • ECI Academy - Sunnyvale
  • Firewheel Christian Academy
  • Frog Academy of Creekside Village
  • Frog Academy of New Community Church
  • Garland Christian Academy
  • Good Shepherd Episcopal
  • Graham's Barber College
  • Harvest Christian Academy
  • Head Start of Greater Dallas
  • Kalibur Barber College
  • KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts
  • Kids Learning Lodge
  • Kids University
  • Kids Unlimited
  • Kinderplatz of Fine Arts
  • Life School District
  • Lil Images of Blessings CLC
  • Lil Rascals Learning Center
  • Lil Rascals Learning Center 2
  • Little Tyke Child Care - Brentwood Stair FW  |  Delayed
  • Little Tyke Child Care - Cleburne Campus  |  Open 10 a.m.
  • Little Tyke Child Care - Crowley Campus  |  Open 10 a.m. 
  • Little Tyke Child Care - Euless Campus  |  Delayed
  • Little Tyke Child Care - Glade Campus  |  Open 10 a.m. 

North Texas 3

  • Little Tyke Child Care - N. Beach Street FW  |  Delayed 4 hours; Delay opening till 10 a.m.
  • Little Tyke Child Care - Northeast Campus  |  Delayed; 10 a.m.
  • Little Tyke Child Care - Richland Hills  |  Open 10 a.m.
  • Little Tyke Child Care - Sotogrande Campus  |  Delayed Today ; Delay - Open at 10:00 am
  • Little Tyke Child Care - Weatherford Campus  |  Delayed Today 4 hours
  • Manara Academy Arlington 
  • Manara Academy Irving 
  • Marigold Learning Academy
  • Matthew Road Academy
  • Merakey Autism Center
  • Miss Bloomingdales Academy 
  • New Century Montessori Academy
  • New Hope Christian Academy
  • Nolan Catholic High School-Fort Worth
  • Notre Dame School of Dallas  |  Virtual Learning Only Today
  • Olive's Lil Angels Learning Center
  • Our Little Honey Bees
  • Pace and Ross Learning Center
  • Pantego Christian Academy 
  • Park Row Christian Academy
  • Pioneer Technology & Arts Academy-Greenville 
  • Precious Kargo Academy
  • Precious Lambs Learning Center
  • Precious Lambs Learning Center #2  
  • Simply Smarts Learning Center
  • Spring Creek Academy
  • St. Anthony Academy
  • St. John's Episcopal School
  • St. Monica Catholic School
  • St. Peter's Classical School
  • StoneGate Christian Academy
  • The Guthrie School 
  • The Oakridge School [WEB]
  • Tiny Tots University
  • Trinity Episcopal School - Fort Worth 
  • Trinity Leadership - Cedar Hill
  • Universal Academy - Coppell
  • Universal Academy - Irving
  • Vandermont - Royse City
  • Village Tech Schools 
  • YaYa's Yuniversity
  • Calvary Philadelphia MBC - Dallas
  • Fort Worth HOPE Center 
  • Align Beauty School- Virtual Learning Only