Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education announced as of Thursday, March 19, all 555 state school districts were now closed to aid in COVID-19 prevention efforts.
The closures were voluntary and not ordered closed by Gov. Mike Parson, who said in a press conference Wednesday, March 16, he would prefer not to order districts closed if it could be avoided.
The length of current school district closures varies by each district or school. For more information, click HERE.