• School hours 
     
    Students should arrive at least five minutes prior to the start of the school day to allow sufficient time to enter the school, put their books and jackets away, and be prepared for the day.
     
    Throughout the year, School Improvement Days are scheduled to provide faculty and staff with opportunities for professional development and training. On these days, students are dismissed after a half-day of attendance.
     
    Click here to view the school calendar including scheduled School Improvement Days.
     
    School Start Time Dismissal Time Dismissal Time
    (School Improvement Days)
    Chute Middle School 8:30 a.m. 3:35 p.m. 11:30 a.m.
    Haven Middle School 8:30 a.m. 3:35 p.m. 11:30 a.m.
    Nichols Middle School 8:30 a.m. 3:35 p.m. 11:30 a.m.
    Dawes Elementary School 9:05 a.m. 3:35 p.m. 12:05 p.m.
    Dewey Elementary School 9:05 a.m. 3:35 p.m. 12:05 p.m.
    Kingsley Elementary School 9:05 a.m. 3:35 p.m. 12:05 p.m.
    Lincoln Elementary School 9:05 a.m. 3:35 p.m. 12:05 p.m.
    Lincolnwood Elementary School 9:05 a.m. 3:35 p.m. 12:05 p.m.
    Oakton Elementary School 9:05 a.m. 3:35 p.m. 12:05 p.m.
    Orrington Elementary School 9:05 a.m. 3:35 p.m. 12:05 p.m.
    Walker Elementary School 9:05 a.m. 3:35 p.m. 12:05 p.m.
    Washington Elementary School 9:05 a.m. 3:35 p.m. 12:05 p.m.
    Willard Elementary School 9:05 a.m. 3:35 p.m. 12:05 p.m.
    Dr. Bessie Rhodes School of Global Studies 8:00 a.m. 2:45 p.m. 11:00 a.m.
    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Literary & Fine Arts School 8:00 a.m. 2:45 p.m. 11:00 a.m.
    Park School 9:00 a.m. 3:15 p.m. 12:00 p.m.
    Rice Education Center 9:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m. 12:00 p.m.
    Joseph E. Hill Early Childhood Center
     
    Program hours for Preschool and SPPAC students:
    AM Session Hours: 8:35 a.m. - 11:05 a.m.
    PM Session Hours: 12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    Program hours for Head Start students:
    AM Session Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
    PM Session Hours: 12:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.