School Start Times for 16-17

School Start Times for 16-17
Posted on 05/01/2016
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All MCPS schools will have new start and end times in 16-17. Please use the chart to see how your schedule may change.  



New Schedule


School Hours

Bus Pickup Times


9:15 – 3:45

8:05 – 8:30


8:05 – 2:50

7:05 – 7:40


8:05 – 2:50

7:05 – 7:40


A few items to note as we change times:

  • Early release times will still be 2.5 hours early – secondary schools will dismiss at 12:20 p.m. and elementary schools will dismiss at 1:15 p.m.
  • There will be minimal impact on extracurricular activities such as clubs and sports. They will start a little later and we anticipate that the end time may also be a little later.
  • School doors will open 30 minutes before the bell.
  • Grab n’ Go Breakfast will be available at every school
  • Lunch schedules will be determined on an individual school basis