Cancellation Procedures

In the event of inclement weather, the decision could be made to have a delayed opening of schools. The decision to delay the opening of schools will be based on input from various city support services. When the decision to delay the opening of schools is made, an announcement will be made via local media and on the website. All the school personnel will be expected to report to school at the time the local school administration indicates. Providing a safe environment for all students is of the utmost importance.

When there is a delayed opening, all schools and early childhood program will open at 10:00 AM. Dismissal time will remain the same. Schools will be expected to provide a revised schedule for instruction that incorporates their regular schedule as much as possible.

Students arrive: 10:00 AM

1. Please listen to radio station KYW (1060 AM) for the announcement of school closings. DO NOT CALL THE SCHOOL, CONVENT, OR RECTORY.

2. St. Athanasius School is an Archdiocesan Parochial/Archdiocesan school. Therefore, when you hear the words “ALL PHILADELPHIA PUBLIC AND PAROCHIAL/ARCHDIOCESAN SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED/OPEN”, this applies to our school.

3. It may become necessary for St. Athanasius School to close due to weather and non-weather emergencies. Please listen to KYW Newsradio 1060 AM or check as well as

4. Our school number is 1437.

7105 Limekiln Pike
Philadelphia, PA 19138
Phone: (215) 424-5045
Fax: (215) 927-6615
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