Summary of school closures

This is a summary of school closures in Ontario.

Check your school board or school’s website for the most up to date information on school closures.

Data is current as of 2:00 p.m. the previous business day.

Last updated: May 20, 2022 at 10:30 a.m.

Summary of school closures
DateNumber of schools closedTotal number of schoolsPercentage of schools closed
May 19, 202204,8440.00%

Notes about this data

This report includes individual school closures that are due to operational impacts of COVID-19.

It does not include:

  • regional closures in a local public health unit area
  • closures related to weather or power outages

Summary of student and staff absences

The table below is a list of schools and school boards that have reported staff and student absences. For each school, the table shows a combined percentage of student and staff who are reported as absent.

School boards report all absences, including absences that may not be related to COVID-19 (for example, absences due to a medical appointment or a religious holiday).

You can search by your school, school board or city.

Last updated: May 20, 2022 at 10:30 a.m.

Data reported below reflects absences reported to us for May 19, 2022

Where the numbers come from

Every day, schools report to the Ministry of Education on:

  • school closures
  • students and staff absences

Data is current as of 2:00 p.m. the previous weekday.

If there is a discrepancy between the school closure and/or absenteeism data reported here and data reported publicly by school board, consider the information reported by the school board to be the most up to date.

Find previously published data

Find previously published data about COVID-19 cases in Ontario schools from September to December 24, 2021.