Coronavirus - School Closings

United States

  • June 10: Virginia Gov. Northam will allow K-12 schools to resume in person classes as early as summer (1)
  • March 16: For next 15 days, older Americans should stay home, discretionary travel and social visits avoided, don't gather in groups more than 10, schooling should be at home, could last until July or August 2020. (1)
  • March 10: Many schools are closing among concerns and for cleaning. A growing number of colleges and universities have suspended in-person classes to move to online teaching. Check with your educational institution for what they're doing at this time.

California

  • March 18: California schools may be closed through the end of the school year. State considering martial law. (1)
  • March 13: Bay Area closes many schools. (1)

Florida

  • June 12: Florida Gov. DeSantis plans to reopen public schools at 'full capacity' in August (1)

Hawaii

  • March 16: Hawaii public schools extend spring break, restarting March 30 (1)

Kentucky

  • March 13: Governor requests all schools close for at least two weeks (1)

Maryland

  • March 13: All schools closed for two weeks starting March 16.

Massachusetts

  • March 15: Governor Baker closes Massachusetts schools until April 7.
  • March 13: Many schools in Massachusetts are closing. (1)

Michigan

  • March 13: Many schools closing.

Nevada

  • March 18: Las Vegas closes all non-essential businesses for 30 days. Asks residents to stay home. Banks, pharmacies, gas stations, hardware stores stay open. No sleepovers, play dates, or athletic events. (1)

New Jersey

  • March 13: Bergen County schools transitioning to online and remote learning. Schools will be closed starting March 16.

New Mexico

  • March 13: All K-12 public schools closed for 3 weeks.

New York

  • June 3: New York State summer camps cleared to open June 29 (1)
  • April 11: New York schools will remain closed until September as coronavirus ravages city (1)
  • March 15: NYC Public Schools Closed Through At Least April 20. Will be launching remote learning. (1)

Ohio

  • March 13: Schools closed March 16 through at least April 3. (1)

Oregon

  • March 13: Many schools closing.

Pennsylvania

  • June 15: Penn State University to resume in-person learning in the fall (1)
  • March 16: All Pennsylvania schools closed for two weeks.

Washington

  • March 13: King, Pierce, and Snohomish Counties close schools until April 24. (1)

World

Australia

  • March 22: Australia closes pubs, clubs, casinos, cinemas, gyms and places of worship. Schools close. States shut borders to interstate travelers. All visitors quarantined for 14 days. (1)

Belgium

  • March 13: All school lessons suspended until after Easter. (1)

Canada

  • March 13: Ontario's public schools will close from March 14 to April 5. (1)

France

  • March 13: All schools and universities closed beginning March 16. (1)

Germany

  • March 13: Most schools closed starting March 16.

Greece

  • March 10: All schools closed on March 10.

Hungary

  • March 13: All primary and secondary schools closing March 16. (1)

Israel

  • March 12: All schools and universities closing beginning March 13. (1)

Jamaica

  • March 12: All schools closing. (1)

Lithuania

  • March 12: Schools closing. (1)

Norway

  • March 12: The entire country of Norway is "shutting down" (1)

Pakistan

  • March 13: Pakistan shuts borders and limits flights (1)

Scotland

  • March 18: Schools in Scotland and Wales to close starting Friday. (1)

South Korea

  • May 29: 200 schools in South Korea close just days after they re-opened, due to new spike in Covid-19 cases (1)

Spain

  • March 14: All schools and universities closed. (1)

Switzerland

  • March 13: Closing all schools until at least April 4.

Turkey

  • March 12: All schools closed for 1 week and universities for 3 weeks. (1)

United Kingdom

  • March 19: UK schools close and national exams canceled due to the coronavirus (1)

Venezuela

  • March 25: Venezuela’s Coronavirus Response Might Surprise You (1)

Wales

  • March 18: Schools in Scotland and Wales to close starting Friday. (1)