Catholic, some private, Alachua County schools to close Wednesday

Winter weather advisory includes possibility fo hazardous road conditions


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – While Duval County Public Schools remain closed for winter break, several private schools and Alachua County Public Schools, which were expected to reopen Wednesday, announced they will remain closed because of the weather.

The closures include:

  • All Catholic schools in the St. Augustine Diocese
  • The Bolles School (all campuses)
  • San Jose Episcopal Day School
  • The Broach Schools of Jacksonville
  • Riverside Presbyterian Day School
  • Beaches Episcopal School
  • Alachua County Public Schools
  • Eagle's View Academy
  • Dunns Creek Baptist Daycare in Oceanway

  • Heart to Heart Christian Academy

  • Parson's Christian Academy

  • Southside Methodist Preschool

  • Just 4 Kids Learning Center

  • All Florida State College at Jacksonville campuses

  • New Beginnings Christian Academy

  • St. Marks Episcopal Day School

  • Jacksonville Country Day

  • Episcopal School of Jacksonville

  • Kidsville Daycare Centers

  • Edward Waters College will have limited operations (residence halls remain open)

  • DCPS administrative offices (only essential personnel need to report to work)

  • Seacoast Christian Academy Preschool and Elementary School

  • Cedar Hills Baptist Christian School

  • Growing Room Child Development Centers at Bartram Park and San Pablo

  • UNF offices will be closed

  • FAMU will close Tallahassee, Jacksonville and Crestview sites (residence and dining halls to remain open)

  • St. Johns Country Day School

  • Yulee Baptist Learning Center

  • Early Learning Academy at University Church

  • Brighter Futures Learning Center

  • Builders of the Faith Christian Academy Preschool

  • Chapman's Early Learning

  • Nova Southeastern University's Jacksonville campus

  • The Potter's House Christian Academy

  • The Discovery Tree Academy at San Pablo and Oakleaf

  • Saint Stephen Child Care & Learning Center

  • Livingway Christian Academy daycare

  • Clay County District Schools will remain closed on Wednesday. Students are scheduled to return from winter break on Thursday.

  • First Baptist Academy Early Education

  • Jacksonville Adventist Academy

  • Seventh Generation Academy of Mandarin

All the above schools are expected to reopen Thursday other than Alachua, which will reopen Friday, and FAMU's Jacksonville campus, which will remain closed until further notice.

Methodist Childrens Village on the Westside said it will be closed Thursday. 

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