COLUMBUS, Ohio — Columbus City Schools canceled classes Friday due to transportation issues, citing numerous absences. The district also said there would be no remote learning. 

All extracurricular activities including sports have been canceled as well. 

Columbus City Schools is one of a handful of central Ohio districts that returned to in-person classes following winter break while others opted to go remote due to the surge in omicron cases. However, due to issues like a bus driver shortage, schools are having to cancel classes.

Schools in the district that are closed Jan. 7 include:

  • Beatty Park Elementary School
  • Buckeye Middle School
  • Burroughs Elementary School
  • Devonshire Alternative Elementary School
  • Dominion Middle School
  • Duxberry Park Alternative Elementary School
  • East Columbus Elementary School
  • Fairmoor Elementary School
  • Hilltonia Middle School
  • Huy elementary School
  • Independence High School
  • Johnson Park Middle School
  • Maize Elementary School
  • Moler Elementary School
  • Oakland Park Alternative Elementary School
  • Oakmont Elementary School
  • Parsons Elementary School
  • Sherwood Middle School
  • South High School
  • West Broad Elementary School
  • West High School
  • Windsor STEM Academy
  • Woodward Park Middle School and 6th Grade at Walden
  • Yorktown Middle School

Reynoldsburg City Schools, another large central Ohio district, have all high schools and preschool in remote learning.