Elementary Class

The schools listed below will close or have early dismissal on extremely hot days, or that feel warmer due to a combination of heat and humidity. Schools not listed below have air-conditioning (but may dismiss early, if their systems require repair that cannot be completed within one day).

To find your school's dismissal time, please visit the school's profile page.

  • Baltimore City College - (Early release at 11:30 a.m.)

  • Benjamin Franklin High School at Masonville Cove - (Early release at noon)

  • City Springs Elementary/Middle School - (Early release at 12:45 p.m.)

  • Cross Country Elementary/Middle School - (Early release at 1:15 p.m.)

  • Curtis Bay Elementary/Middle School - (Early release at 11:30 a.m.)

  • Furley Elementary School - (Early release at 11:30 a.m.)

  • Harlem Park Elementary/Middle School - (Early release at noon)

  • National Academy Foundation - (Early release at 12:45 p.m.)

  • Vanguard Collegiate Middle School - (Early release at 11:45 a.m.)

  • The Mount Washington School - (lower building) (Early release at 12:45 p.m.)

The following school(s) in buildings maintained by City School have air conditioning that is currently under repair and will need to be released early on extremely hot days. When repairs are complete, we will remove these schools from the list.

  • Arlington Elementary School - (Early release at 12:45 p.m.)

  • Franklin Square Elementary/Middle School

  • Dorothy I. Height Elementary School

  • Abbottston Elementary School

  • Joseph C. Briscoe Academy

City Schools does not plan to install air-conditioning for these schools and alternative programs because their buildings are not owned by the district:

  • Empowerment Academy - (Early release at 11:45 a.m.) - Note: The operator has a plan for adding air-conditioning to the building that is underway. Please visit the school website to understand heat-related changes to its schedule, as it may not follow the same plan as traditional schools.

Charter/Operator Schools - Early Release

Sept. 5th and Sept 6th:

  1. Empowerment Academy - 11:45 a.m.

  2. Midtown Academy - 2:00 p.m.

  3. Pimlico Elementary/Middle  - 11:45 a.m.

  4. ConneXions, A Community-Based Arts School - 1:00 p.m.