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On inclement weather days there may be a need  for any school delays or closures. Please be aware of the weather and watch for snow and ice on roadways and sidewalks. Los Alamos Public Schools will keep you updated and communicate any closures as quickly as possible.

There are several places that we will update with any announcements about delays or closures including:

  • District website:
  • Emails to all parents, staff, and students
  • Local media and social media
  • School telephone information lines:
School Site Telephone Information Lines
Aspen Elementary 505-663-2277
Barranca Mesa Elementary 505-663-2732
Chamisa Elementary 505-663-2472
Mountain Elementary 505-663-2327
Pinon Elementary 505-663-2682
Los Alamos Online Learning Academy 505-663-2403
Los Alamos Middle School 505-663-2375
Topper Freshman Academy 505-663-2512
Los Alamos High School/Topper Virtual Academy 505-663-2512
District Office 505-663-2223


Inclement Weather:
  • Announcements, usually by 5:30 am, will be sent via the media, district web page, LAPS School Messenger, and information lines.
  • In general, if the Lab is on a delay, school opening will be delayed; if the Lab is closed due to weather, our schools will be closed.
  • When school is dismissed early or cancelled for the day, all after school programs including athletics (both home and away contests) and activities are cancelled.
Two-hour Delayed Start:
Buses will arrive at bus stops two hours later than the usual pickup time. School start times:
  • Elementary schools - 10:30 am
  • Mid School - 10:00 am
  • High School - 9:50 am
  • LAOLA - regular start time - 8:30 am


Elementary Schools on Wednesdays:
  • No school when there is a delay
  • YMCA programs start at noon at all elementary sites
  • LAOLA - regular start time - 8:30 am