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Camp Fire: School Closures

Various school districts in Butte County are closed due to the Camp Fire.

Posted: Nov 9, 2018 9:22 AM
Updated: Nov 12, 2018 3:49 PM

UPDATE 3:43 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12, 2018 - Glenn County Superintendent announced today that all Glenn County schools will reopen Nov. 13 beginning at their regular start times. 


UPDATE 11:50 a.m. Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 - All schools in Butte County will be out of school the week of Nov. 12-16 due to air quality and staff members displaced by the Camp Fire

According to Jim Hanlon, assistant superintendent for Chico Unified School District, there are 120 staff members in the district displaced by the Camp Fire. Air quality is also a top concern. 


Here are the latest school closures:

Willows Unified School District

Willows Unified School District is shutting down on Nov. 9 at 11:30 a.m. 

Chico Unified School District

The Chico Unified School District has closed all schools and classes from Nov. 8-9 due to the Camp Fire 

Chico State

Chico State is closed until Nov. 26. 

Los Molinos Unified School District

Los Molinos Unified School District Schools will be closed on Nov. 9 due to many teachers and staff living in parts of evacuation orders.

Butte College

Butte College's main campus in Oroville is closed Nov. 8 and 9. Classes schedule tonight at the Chico Center, Skyway Center and Cosmetology Center are canceled Nov. 8 and 9. The Glenn Center will remain open. The College's main campus is being used as a staging area for Cal Fire.

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