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Here's a look at the schools that will be closed or will have delayed starts Friday. Check back here for updates as we learn of more school closures and delays in the Region.


Bright School Child Care & Preschool, Homewood — Closed

Chicago State University — Closed

CTF Illinois-Homewood — Closed

De La Salle Institute, Chicago — Closed

Dist. 147 — Closed

Dist. 148 — Closed

Dist. 149 — Closed

Dist. 150 — Closed

Dist. 151 — Closed

Dist. 152 — Closed

Dist. 152-5 — Closed

Dist. 153 — Closed

Dist. 154 — Closed

Dist. 155 — Closed

Dist. 157 — Closed

Dist. 158 — Closed

Dist. 159 — Closed

Dist. 161 — Closed

Dist. 167 — Closed

Dist. 171 — Closed

Dist. 172 — Closed

Dist. 201 — Closed

Dist. 205 — Closed

Dist. 206 — Closed

Dist. 215 — Closed

Dist. 227 — Closed

Dist. 233 — Closed

Echo Joint Agreement and School, South Holland — Closed

Illiana Christian High School, Lansing — Closed

Infant Jesus of Prague School — Closed

Jesse C. White Learning Academy, Hazel Crest — Closed

Joliet Montessori School, Crest Hill — Closed

Marian Catholic High School, Chicago Heights — Closed

Mother Teresa Catholic Academy, Crete — Closed

Pathways to Learning Christian Academy, Harvey — Closed

Prodigy Prepatory Academy, Lansing — Closed

Program for Adaptive Learning, Chicago Heights — Closed

R.I.S.E. Chicago Heights/Worth — Closed

Schrum School, Calumet City — Closed

St. Ann School, Lansing  — Closed

St. John's Lutheran School, Lansing — Closed

Tiny Town of Lansing Nursery School, Lansing — Closed

The Children's Place Learning Center, Lynwood — Closed

University of Phoenix-Chicago — Closed

Zion Lutheran School, Beecher — Closed




21st Century Charter School, Gary — Closed

Ambassador Christian Academy, Gary — Closed

Andrean High School, Merrillville — Closed

Aspire Charter Academy, Gary — Closed

Bible Baptist School, Highland — Closed

Bishop Noll Institute, Hammond — Closed

Brightwood College, Hammond — Closed

Calumet Christian School, Griffith — Closed

Calumet College of St. Joseph, Whiting — Closed

Charter School of the Dunes, Gary — Closed

City Baptist Schools, Hammond — Closed 

Crown Point Christian School, St. John — Closed

Crown Point Community School Corp. — Closed

Eagle Park Community School NISEC, Crown Point — Closed

Early Learning Center at George Earle, Hobart — Closed

East Chicago Urban Enterprise Academy, East Chicago — Closed

Forest Ridge Academy, Schererville — Closed

The Crossing, East Chicago — Closed

Gary Community School Corp. — Closed

Gary Lighthouse Primary K-2 — Closed

Gary Lighthouse Intermediate 3-7 — Closed

Griffith Public Schools — Closed

Hammond Academy of Science and Technology — Closed

Hammond Baptist Schools, Schererville — Closed

Hanover Community Schools — Closed

Heritage Christian High School, Dyer — Closed

Higher Institute of Arts and Technology, Merrillville — Closed

Highland Christian School — Closed

Indiana University Northwest — Closed

Ivy Tech Community College - Gary, East Chicago and Crown Point  — Closed

Lake Central School Corp. — Closed

Lake Ridge Schools — Closed

Lake Station Community Schools — Closed

Lighthouse College Prep Academy, Gary — Closed

Lil Lou's Beauty and Barber College, Gary — Closed

Merrillville Adult Education — Closed

Merrillville Community School Corp. — Closed

Montessori Academy of NWI, Merrillville — Closed

Montessori Children's School House, Hammond — Closed

My Safari Preparatory Academy, Gary — Closed

Paul Mitchell the School of Merrillville — Closed

Plum Creek Christian Academy, Dyer, Closed

Precious Moments Kids Academy, Hobart — Closed

Protestant Reformed Christian School, Dyer — Closed

Purdue University Northwest, Hammond campus — Closed

River Forest Community School Corp. — Closed

School City of East Chicago — Closed

School City of Hammond — Closed

School City of Hobart — Closed

School City of Whiting — Closed

School Town of Highland — Closed

School Town of Munster — Closed

St. Casmir School, Hammond — Closed

St. John Bosco School, Hammond — Closed 

St. John's Gingerbread School, Crown Point — Closed

St. John the Baptist Catholic School, Whiting — Closed

St. Mary School Diocese of Gary, Griffith — Closed

St. Thomas More School, Munster — Closed

St. Paul's Lutheran School, Munster — Closed

Steel City Academy, Gary — Closed

Thea Bowman Leadership Academy, Gary — Closed

Theodore Roosevelt College and Career Academy, Gary — Closed 

Tri-Creek School Corp. — Closed

Trinity Lutheran School, Hobart — Closed

Woodland Child Development Center, Hammond — Closed


Ivy Tech Community College, LaPorte and Michigan City — Closed

LaPorte Community School Corp. — Closed

Michigan City Area Schools — Closed

Purdue University Northwest, Westville campus — Closed




Duneland School Corp. — Closed

Ivy Tech Community College, Valparaiso — Closed

Lil Lou's Beauty and Barber College, Portage — Closed

Little U Academy, Valparaiso — Delayed opening at 8:30 a.m.

MSD of Boone Township-Hebron Schools — Closed

Nativity of our Savior School, Portage — Closed

New Vistas High School, Portage — Closed

Portage Christian School — Closed

Portage Township Schools — Closed

Porter County Public Library System — All branches closing at 3 p.m.

St. Patrick Elementary School, Chesterton — Closed

St. Paul Catholic School, Valparaiso — Closed

SELF School, Valparaiso — Closed

Union Township School Corp., — Closed

Valparaiso Community Schools — Closed

Valparaiso University — Operations closed until 3:30 p.m. Saturday


All About Children, Merrillville — Closed

Allergy Asthma Care, Crown Point, Valparaiso and Portage — Closed

A Positive Approach to Teen Health, Portage — Closed

Banta Senior Center, Valparaiso — Closed

Baptist Children's Home, Valparaiso — Closed

Caring Heart Open Arms Child Care, Hobart — Closed

Cline Avenue Fellowship Childcare, Highland — Closed 

ChicaGo Dash bus line — Not in service

City of Gary Office — Closed

Daniel L. Freeland & Associates, Highland — Closed

Duneland Kindermusik, Chesterton — Closed

Duneland Family YMCA Early Childhood Development Facility, Chesterton — Closed

Duneland Family YMCA School Age Child Care — Closed

Faith Temple of Christ Faith Academy & Tiny Temples, Merrillville — Closed

Girl Scouts Homewood Gathering Place — Closed

Girls Scouts Merrillville Gathering Place — Closed

Happy Days Childcare, Highland — Closed

Higher Institute of Arts and Technology, Merrillville — Closed

Heritage Christian High School, Dyer — Closed

Hilltop Neighborhood House, Valparaiso — Closed

Hobart Assembly of God — Closed

Hobart Family YMCA — Closed

Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Crown Point — Closed

Hugs & Snugs Daycare Academy, Calumet City — Closed

Lake County Government Buildings — Closed

Lake County Public Library, all locations — Closing at 4 p.m.

Lake Station City Hall — Closed

LaPorte County Offices — Closed

LaPorte, Non-essential Municipal Offices — Closed

Law Offices of Mark Warren Coleman and Associates, Valparaiso — Closed

Little Tots Childcare, Calumet City — Closed

Lubeznik Center for the Arts, Michigan City — Closed 

Mars/Wrigley-Chicago Campus — Closed

Mike Brown Fundraiser — Postponed until Thursday, Feb. 22 at 5 p.m.

Miss Mary's Daycare, Merrillville — Closed

New Star, Chicago Heights — Closed

NIRPC — Closed

NITCO — Closed, but NITCO repair staff are still on call in case of emergency

Premier Childcare & Learning Center, Schererville — Closed

Porter County Government Buildings — One-hour delay

Opportunity Enterprises and Lakeside, Valparaiso — Closed

Our Lady of Consolation Parish, Merrillville — Closed 

The Salvation Army Munster — Closed

Tiny Teddy's Childcare, Hobart — Closed

Tradewinds Services Inc., Merrillville — Closed

Valparaiso Family YMCA — Closed until noon, no after-school programs

Valparaiso Nazarene Church — Closed

VNA of Northwest Indiana Meals on Wheels — Canceled, will resume normal schedule Monday, Feb. 12

Westville United Methodist Church Fish Fry — Canceled


ACT testing at Bishop Noll Institute and Portage High School on Saturday — Canceled; will be rescheduled

The Night to Shine Prom at Valparaiso Nazarene Church — Rescheduled for Feb. 16 at 6 p.m.