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Map: Coronavirus and School Closures


Currently, we are updating this page at least once a day on weekdays and at least once on the weekends.

The coronavirus pandemic has forced widespread school closures in the United States in an unprecedented disruption of K-12 schooling.

Use the map, charts, and table below to see state-level information about school closures.

School closures refer to the shutdown of physical buildings and traditional, in-person instruction.

For more information see our detailed coverage of each state’s closures and our full coverage of the novel coronavirus and its impact on schools.

12 states and one U.S. territory have ordered or recommended school building closures for the rest of the academic year.

School closures due to coronavirus have impacted at least 124,000 U.S. public and private schools and affected at least 55.1 million students.

There are at least 98,000 public schools and at least 34,000 private schools in the U.S., according to the National Center for Education Statistics. Those schools educate almost 50.8 million public school students and 5.8 million private school students.


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