Academy Inclement Weather Policy

Academy Delayed Openings and Early Closings

  • Students attending the Falls Church High School Academy or FCHS students attending other Fairfax County Public school Academies should follow the guidelines below when there is a delayed opening or early closing due to inclement weather.   Academy classes will always be conducted at normal times unless otherwise noted below.

Delayed Opening with an Early Close 

  • AM - 10:10-10:40am

  • MID 1 - 10:50-11:20 am

  • MID 2 - 11:45am- 12:15 pm

Two-Hour Delayed Opening 

  • AM and MID 1 block classes shuttle buses will not run.
    • Students who regularly drive are asked to remain at their base school. Falls Church High School students will follow the Falls Church High School amended schedule.
  • MID 2 block classes
    • Shuttle buses will run on time.
    • Students riding buses should wait an extra 10-15 minutes for their shuttle since inclement weather may cause some delays. 

Two-Hour & Three-Hour EARLY CLOSING 

  • AM classes only on all 2 and 3 hour early release days