School Closings and Delays

  • Weather-Related School Closing or Cancellation


    If hazardous weather, including snow or ice, or other emergencies present a threat to the safety of students, staff, or school property, Arcado Elementary may close early or cancel school as appropriate. The decision to cancel school is generally made before 6 a.m. The Gwinnett County Public Schools superintendent makes the decision about weather-related school closings including snow and ice. The school system immediately notifies:

    school closings and delays

    Atlanta’s major radio stations
    Atlanta’s major television stations


    Additionally, the information is announced on GCPS TV. GCPS TV can be found on the following Gwinnett County cable channels:

    Charter – Channel 22
    Comcast – Channel 24 or 26
    AT&T U-verse – check the GCPS TV website for details
    Learn more about Gwinnett County’s inclement weather procedures.