School Closing Policy


When weather conditions or other emergencies warrant the closing of school, announcements will be made through our My Student's Progress Text and Phone Alert System.  Please be aware for the Phone Alert, you must say "Hello" when you receive the call because the system is voice activated. If you do not say anything the system will not play the message.

Also listen for Stratford Public Schools on WICC (600 AM) or WEZN (99.9 FM)  cancellation announcements starting at approximately 5:30 A.M. Cancellations may also be viewed online through a link to WTNH, WFSB and NBC 30. There will also be an alert on the school's Website and Facebook page. 

When the Stratford public schools are closed or delayed due to inclement weather, St. Mark School will also be closed or delayed.

If school closes early for weather related reasons, dismissal will be at 11:25 P.M.

Phone calls home for early dismissal due to weather or other emergencies should not be necessary (except in the case of extreme emergency).Parents will be alerted through our emergency notification system. This information will also be on WICC and WEZN.

Our After School Program will not be held when there is early dismissal due to weather or emergencies.

Please do not call the school for this information. Phone lines must remain open to get any additional necessary information from the Superintendent's Office—especially if there is an emergency. Please discuss this ahead of time with your children so that they know what to expect when there is an early dismissal.

If Stratford Public Schools have a 2 hour delay, the preschool will open at 9:45 AM
If Stratford Public Schools have a 90 minute delay, the preschool will open at 9:15 AM