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WYNCOTE, Pa. (CBS) — A threat has caused two Montgomery County schools to be dismissed early on Tuesday.

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Cheltenham High School and Cedarbrook Central Middle School were initially evacuated due to a threat.

The administration says the police department made them aware of the threat just before 11 a.m.

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The district has dismissed school for the day following the threat.

Officers remain at the school investigating the legitimacy of the threat.

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Stay with CBSPhilly.com for this developing story.