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Post-Winter Storm School Closures

How Houston-area school districts and higher learning institutions are handling their schedules in the face of this winter storm and continuing power grid issues.

By Dianna Wray February 17, 2021

Many in the Houston area don't have power, while most Harris County households are dealing with low water pressure or no water at all. Most school districts in the area are not being spared from this situation either, so we've compiled a list showing how these entities are handling this mess. Have some fresher info or a school district we've missed? Email [email protected] We'll update the list.

UPDATED 10:30 a.m. February 21

School Districts: 

Aldine ISD: Closed through Tuesday, then switching to remote learning Wednesday. In-person classes resume March 1. 

Alief ISD: Closed through Monday. No curbside meals or Covid-19 rapid testing either.

Conroe ISD: Closed through Friday.

Clear Creek ISD: Closed through Friday with remote learning also canceled. 

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: All schools and facilities closed through Friday, with remote learning and extracurricular activities also canceled. 

Fort Bend ISD: Closed through Friday.

Galveston ISD:  Classes set to resume Monday.

Houston ISD: Closed through Tuesday, and reopening with virtual learning Wednesday. In-person classes to resume March 1. 

Humble ISD: In person and virtual learning to resume Monday. 

Katy ISD: Planning to reopen Monday

Klein ISD: Reopening Monday. 

Pearland ISD: Resuming classes in some form Monday. 

Spring ISD: Classes canceled through Tuesday.

Spring Branch ISD: Undecided. 

YES Prep: Classes canceled through Tuesday.

Higher Learning:

Houston Community College: Resuming classes Monday. 

Lone Star College: Resuming classes Monday.

Prairie View A&M University: Resuming classes Monday.

Rice University: Closed through Friday. 

Texas Southern University: Reopening via remote operation Monday.

University of Houston: UH, including UH at Sugar Land and Katy, is closed through Saturday. 

University of Houston-Downtown: Resuming classes Monday.

University of St. Thomas: Resuming classes Monday.

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