Bell Schedule

School Hours for regular, late opening, early dismissal, and emergency school closing days.

For the 2021-2022 school year, Sunrise Valley will return to the 9:20 a.m. - 4:05 p.m. daily bell schedule for Monday- Friday.

Emergency School Closing, Delayed Opening or Early Dismissal

In  the  event  of  an  emergency,  such  as extreme  heat,  cold  or  snow,  the  Division Superintendent may decide to:

  • Close schools for the day
  • Open schools two hours late
  • Close schools two hours early.

All emergency closings and delayed openings shall be announced in the following ways:

  • Listed on the Fairfax County Public Schools website: https://www.fcps.edu/.
  • Sent by electronic mail (e-mail).
  • Carried on the division’s public access channel, Cox Cable Channel 21.
  • Closings and delayed openings are provided to local radio and television stations no later than 5:30 a.m.
  • Early closings are provided to local stations no later than 10:30 a.m.

All-Day Closing

  • All schools shall be closed for the day.
  • Extracurricular activities,  interscholastic contests,  team practices,  field trips, adult and community  education classes,  and recreation programs  in schools and on school grounds are canceled.
  • All offices are open unless the closing of offices is specified.

Two-Hour Delayed Opening*

  • Students in grades K-6 shall report two hours later than their regular schedule.
  • Morning field trips are canceled.
  • All offices are open unless the closing of offices is specified.

*With any delayed opening, the buses will arrive to pick up students two-hours later than the regularly scheduled time.

Arrival and Dismissal Procedures