Escambia Schools: Early Release Tuesday, Closed Wednesday

October 8, 2018

Tuesday will be a half-day early release, and schools will be closed Wednesday in Escambia County, according to Superintendent Malcolm Thomas.

All extra curricular activities are canceled for both days.

Early Dismissal Times:

  • All ECSD Elementary Schools will dismiss at 11:00 a.m.
  • Middle Schools:
    • Brown Barge 12:00 noon
    • Ernest Ward 12:35 p.m.
    • All other middle schools will dismiss at 12:50-12:55 p.m.
  • High Schools:
    • West Florida 11:55 a.m.
    • Northview 12:10 p.m.
    • All other high schools will dismiss at 12:00 – 12:05 p.m.

Although current projections for the storm track for Hurricane Michael indicate that our area may be spared the greatest part of this storm, we are making this announcement now so that parents and staff can prepare,” Thomas said.

Any additional announcements and updates will be posted on


Santa Rosa Schools will be closed *all day* Tuesday and Wednesday. This is a change from a half day previously announced for Tuesday.


One Response to “Escambia Schools: Early Release Tuesday, Closed Wednesday”

  1. Dee Sullivan on October 8th, 2018 7:57 pm

    Byrneville Elementary follows the Escambia County Florida School District’s weather decisions.

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