The East China School District encompasses 122 square miles located in southern St. Clair County. Approximately 2600 secondary and elementary students are transported to and from school on a daily basis. There are 34 regular routes servicing two cities and seven townships. They are: Cities of Marine City and St. Clair; and townships of China, Cottrellville, and East China and portions of Casco, Columbus, Ira, and St. Clair.
The safety of all children and staff members is the first concern of East China School District when making decisions about closing school or dismissing early. In light of current weather reports and the possibility of severe weather, ECSD is asking families to partner with the district if a decision is made to close school or dismiss early.
The following guidelines are followed by the district in making decisions related to the closing of school: