SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – As the world grapples with the coronavirus pandemic, News 3 is On Your Side with a running list of school closing information in the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry.

From schedule information to details on where to find meal distribution sites, take a look at the list below.

Georgia schools

Gov. Brian Kemp has closed all public K-12 schools in Georgia for the remainder of the school year. His initial order was in place only from Wednesday, March 18 to Tuesday, March 31. In the Coastal Empire, this includes:

Private/charter schools

  • Bulloch Academy closed Monday, March 16; implementing online learning
  • Trinity Christian School in Statesboro has canceled classes for two weeks. Headmaster David Lattner sent a message out explaining possible coronavirus exposure to students. Read more here.
  • Ash Tree Learning Center Academy in Savannah closed Monday, March 20
  • Savannah Classical Academy closed campus and will transition to distance learning on March 24 after spring break through the end of the school year.
  • Urban Christian Academy and Daycare in Savannah closed

Colleges and universities

In addition, USG has decided all 26 of its institutions will move to online instruction for the remainder of the semester with “extremely limited exceptions.”

Locally, this applies to all courses at Georgia Southern University, East Georgia State College and Savannah State University.

South Carolina schools and universities

Gov. Henry McMaster has closed South Carolina schools through the end of the year due to the coronavirus outbreak. In the Lowcountry, this includes:

  • Beaufort County Schools
    • The district is offering free meals on weekdays to all students. For additional info, visit here.
  • Hampton County School District One and Two
  • Jasper County School District
    • Read about the district’s “grab-n-go” lunch initiative online here
  • University of South Carolina Beaufort: Spring break was extended March 16-21 and will transition from in-person instruction to online instruction through the end of the spring semester. For additional details, visit here.

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