School Hours

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.

Pre-Kindergarten Hours

  • 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 Jackson
  • 7:30 a.m. - 2:20 p.m. for Jackson Technology Center for Math & Science

High School Hours

  • 7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. for GHS, NFHS, SGHS, LCHS
  • 7:20 a.m. - 2:20 p.m. for North Garland HS
  • 7:22 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. for Rowlett HS and Sachse HS

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.