Bell Schedule

School Hours

Summer Hours

Summer office hours are 9:00 a.m.-12:00 noon.

Regular Hours

K - 6 Hours Monday - Friday: 9:20 a.m. - 4:05 p.m. (Doors open at 8:55 a.m.)

8:55 am: Drop off and school staff supervision begins : students to caféteria

9:10 am: First Bell- students may enter classes at this time

9:20 am: Second bell and start of school day - students not in their classroom by this time are tardy

4:05 pm: Dismissal

4:15 pm: School bus departure

Office Hours Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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:
  • 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 the  students two hours later than the regularly scheduled time.

Two-Hour Delayed Opening Schedule
Grades Monday - Friday
K - 6 11:20 a.m. - 4:05 p.m.

Two-Hour Early Dismissal

  • All students shall be dismissed two hours early.
  • Field trips are canceled.
Two-Hour Early Dismissal Schedule
Grades Monday - Friday
K - 6 8:30 a.m. - 2:05 p.m.