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Notification Methods for when School is Closed or Delayed

Kent School District has several different methods of notification when school is closed or delayed due to inclement weather.


In the event of a school closure or delay, notification will be through:

  • Phone calls: Automated phone calls will be made early in the morning to the primary household number(s) for each family. Please ensure your contact information is current in our Skyward system. In addition, we recommend you choose a telephone option that will operate during a power outage. (Many landlines are now bundled with cable services and do not work during power outages.)
  • Emails: Emails will be sent to all parents/guardians and KSD accounts.

If you don't receive any of these notifications, please contact the Customer Support Center at 253-373-7030.


Web and Social Media

Kent School District will post school closures and delay alerts to the district homepage. Visit us at

Notifications will also be posted to District social media accounts.

  • Facebook:
  • Twitter: @KentSchools415

Flash Alerts

School weather closure information can be sent to your email. Visit Kent School District's FlashAlert page to subscribe and receive email messages from KSD. You'll also find FlashAlert Messenger in the iTunes store and Android Play to receive push notifications to your phone.


Local Media

The District will notify local media of any closures or delays. Local radio and television news station information is listed below.


  • KOMO 4 TV
  •  KOMO 1000 AM Radio



  • KIRO 7 TV
  • KIRO 97.3 FM Radio