Inclement Weather School Cancellation and/or Delay:

  • If Franklin Public Schools are cancelled or delayed, BFCCPS is usually cancelled or delayed.
  • Look or listen for “FRANKLIN PUBLIC SCHOOLS” on local radio and TV. BFCCPS follows the cancellation and delays of the Franklin Public Schools in most cases.
    • TV Stations: Channels 25(Fox), 4 (WBZ), 5 (WCVB), 7(WHDH) and 10 (WJAR NBC)-RI
    • Radio: WBZ (1030 AM), WMRC (1490 AM)
    • Online (TV station websites):  WBZ (CBS) | WCVB (ABC) | WFXT (FOX) | WHDH (NBC)
  • We use the notification system through School Brains to notify you by text, phone and email with information of school cancellations and delays.

Example of Delays:

Regular Start Time 1 Hour 1.5 Hour 2 Hour
Morning Care 7:30 am 8:30 am 9:00 am 9:30 am
Grades 6-8 8:15 am 9:15 am 9:45 am 10:15am
Gr K-5 9:00 am 10:00 am 10:30 am 11:00 am


  • Buses will be delayed if there is a school delay.
  • If your child picks up the bus at 8:35am and there is an hour delay, then your child will pick up the bus at 9:35am.


  • Band/Chorus rehearsals are cancelled if school is delayed.