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LIST: Tampa Bay area schools closed due to Eta

Posted at 9:11 AM, Nov 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-12 12:51:07-05

TAMPA, Fla. — Some Tampa Bay area schools are releasing early on Wednesday and closing on Thursday due to Tropical Storm Eta.

  • Hillsborough County Schools
    • Closed Thursday and Friday, students will transition to remote learning
  • Sarasota County Schools
    • Traditional public schools will be opening on-time on Thursday
  • Pinellas County Schools
    • Closed on Thursday
    • Schools will open and be fully operational on Friday
  • Pasco County Schools
    • Closed on Thursday
    • Schools will reopen on Friday as planned
  • Hardee County Schools
    • School will be open Thursday
  • Manatee County Schools
    • Closed Thursday
    • Schools reopening Friday, Nov. 13 for on-campus and hybrid instruction as well as eLearning
  • Hernando County Schools
    • Closed Thursday
  • Citrus County Schools
    • Closed Thursday, students will transition to remote learning
    • All schools will resume their normal schedules on Friday
      • All extra-curricular activities, including athletic games and practices, are also included
  • Polk County Schools
    • Closed Thursday
    • Will reopen on Friday, Nov. 13
      • All after-school activities will also resume on Friday
  • Colleges/Universities
    • Polk State College closed Thursday
    • All USF campuses will close at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 11 through Thursday, Nov. 12.
      • All classes will be delivered remotely on Thursday, Nov. 12.
      • All campuses are expected to reopen on Friday, Nov. 13.
    • The University of Tampa
      • Remote Instruction on Thursday
      • Regular instruction will resume at 6 p.m. Thursday
    • Saint Leo University will hold classes for its University Campus students via Zoom on Thursday, November 12.
      • University leadership is monitoring Tropical Storm Eta and will decide on Thursday about whether evening classes at its education centers will be held in-person.

This story will be updated as we learn more.