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Weather-related school and program closings

RPS bus along snowy city street

Richfield Public Schools has put the following winter weather and school/program closings protocols in place.

SCHOOL CLOSING: The superintendent will generally make the decision to close school by 5 a.m. Our website, Facebook, and Twitter will announce these closings by 5:15 a.m. and all local news sources will be notified. You will be notified through a phone call and email, sent in English and Spanish, generally by 6 a.m.       

If schools are closed all daytime Community Education, ECFE activities and after school activities are cancelled. A decision on evening Community Education and ECFE activities will be based upon afternoon weather conditions and typically announced by 1 p.m.          

AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS: The superintendent will generally make the decision to cancel afternoon programs by 1 p.m. Our website, Facebook, and Twitter will announce these closings by 1:15 p.m. and all local news sources will be notified. You will be notified through a phone call and email, sent in English and Spanish, by 1:30 p.m.

When after-school programs are cancelled, Community Education and ECFE evening programs are cancelled as well.

LATE START: If the superintendent calls a late start all morning Community Education, ECFE, ECSE and 3 year-old preschool will be cancelled. Four-year-old preschool classes follow the elementary school schedule and will also be delayed. All afternoon and evening Community Education, ECFE, after-school classes and activities will go on as scheduled.