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New Start Times for 2021-22

Transportation and New School Start Times

As previewed in recent weeks, we will have new school start times in the coming school year. With a change to our transportation model, elementary schools will be starting earlier and secondary schools will be on the second tier. The change is needed to shorten ride times for students (currently 4 hours a day for some students), respond to a national driver shortage, allow for more age-appropriate rides, and ensure equal instructional time among our schools. 

With elementary students dismissing earlier than middle and high school students, our Adventure Center School-age childcare program has adjusted its hours. Childcare is available from 6 a.m. until the start of school and from school dismissal until 6:00 p.m.  If you need school child care, please register early so we can accommodate your requests. 

Answers to questions we have received to date are available on our Transportation Questions and Answers section. If you have additional questions, please contact us at dist-communications@c-ischools.org or contact your building Principal. 

Approximate School Starting and Ending Times Next Year (from Tardy Bell to Dismissal)

Early Childhood

ECSE Sessions: 7:50 - 10:35 a.m. and 11:50 a.m. - 2:35 p.m.
Preschool: 7:50 - 10:35 a.m. and 11:50 a.m. - 2:35 p.m.

Elementary Student Day (Instructional Day):

CPS: Tardy Bell/Dismissal 7:30 a.m. - 2:05 p.m.
CIS: Tardy Bell/Dismissal  7:30 a.m. - 2:05 p.m.
IPS/SFAS: Tardy Bell/Dismissal  7:30 a.m. - 2:05 p.m.
IIS/SFAS: Tardy Bell/Dismissal 7:35 a.m. - 2:18 p.m.

Secondary Student Days (Instructional Day):

CIHS: Tardy Bell/Dismissal 8:25 a.m. - 3:10 p.m.
CMS: Tardy Bell/Dismissal 8:45 a.m. - 3:31 p.m.
IMS:  Tardy Bell/Dismissal 8:40 a.m. - 3:26 p.m.

Woodland Campus (Instructional Day):

Brookside Academy Primary: 7:25 a.m. - 2:05 p.m.
Brookside Academy Secondary: 8:40 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Moving Forward: 8:40 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Riverside Academy: 8:45 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.

UPDATED 7-22-2021