The actual school day for fourth graders will be 7:25 AM and end at 2:25 PM; however, the fourth grade rooms will still be located in the elementary end of the building.
The schedule change will place four grades on two equal schedules, providing more opportunities for all students, along with bettering daily school activities and routines.
One of the biggest academic benefits from this adjustment is the increase in instructional time. Fourth graders will increase an additional 78 hours of instructional time in language arts, math, science and social studies over the academic year. Another academic improvement for fourth graders is that they will have the opportunity to take band, chorus, world language, and music appreciation in addition to the currently scheduled STEM, art, and physical education.