When Carroll County Public Schools are delayed or closed due to inclement weather, the following Color Code chart will be used for employees:

 Closing/Delay Color Codes
FOR EMPLOYEE USE ONLY

CodeBuilding Status
*Offices include Central Office
Who Reports Notes
Code Blue

Schools open late
or close early

Offices open

All employees report10 & 11 month employees adjust their time to reflect delay or closing
Code Yellow

Schools closed

Offices open

Emergency personnel report

12 month employees report (liberal leave in effect)

 10 & 11 month employees do NOT report

See Liberal
Leave policy

Emergency personnel may NOT use leave unless
pre-approved

Code Orange Schools and offices closedEmergency personnel report per specific direction from Supervisor of Plant Maintenance/OperationsEmergency personnel may NOT use leave unless
pre-approved
Code Red ​​Schools and offices closed​​No employees report​​No employees may access CCPS facilities

 If you would like to access the Closing/Delay Color Codes FOR EMPLOYEE USE ONLY chart as a pdf document, please use the link below:

Closing/Delay Color Codes FOR EMPLOYEE USE ONLY