In order to lessen the number of buses needed to transport students to and from schools, all campuses operate on a staggered schedule. Additionally, differences in programs and schedules can affect school hours.
In general, the hours are as follows, but parents should confirm with their child's campus. Daily schedule information is available on the individual campus' website.
- 8:00 a.m. - 10:55 a.m. for Morning Pre-Kindergarten
- 12:15 p.m. - 3:10 p.m. for Afternoon Pre-Kindergarten
Elementary School Hours (includes Kindergarten)
- 8:00 a.m. - 3:10 p.m. for all elementary schools except Vial
- 8:50 a.m. - 3:50 p.m. for Classical Center at Vial
Middle School Hours
- 8:50 a.m. - 3:50 p.m. for all middle schools except O'Banion
- 8:45 a.m. - 3:50 p.m. for O'Banion Middle School
High School Hours
- 7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. for GHS, NFHS, NGHS, SGHS, LCHS
- 7:22 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. for Rowlett HS and Sachse HS
- Memorial Pathway Academy
- 8 a.m. to 12:09 p.m. for morning
- 12:41 p.m. to 4:50 p.m. for afternoon
- 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. for Newcomers
There are signifcant differences in how classes are scheduled at the various high school campuses. For more information see the High School Scheduling page in the Course Guide.
Other Education Centers
- 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. for Pathfinder Achievement Center