Start and Dismissal Times: Model Four
Beginning with 2018-2019 school year, all schools will start between 8 and 9:25 a.m. Learn more about the Board of Education’s decision regarding School Start and Dismissal Times.
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Elementary schools have the earliest start times at 7:45 AM and 8:15 AM. Middle schools have the latest start time of 9:15 AM.
Start Times and Delivery Windows
|School Level||Delivery Window||Bell Time Window|
|High Schools||15 min.||8:30 AM – 3:15 PM|
|Middle Schools||15 min.||9:15 AM – 4:00 PM|
|Elementary Schools||15 min.||
|Cedar Lane||15 min.||9:15 AM – 4:00 PM|
|Homewood||15 min.||9:15 AM – 4:00 PM|
Number of Buses Required
|Number of Trips / Bus||# General Buses||# Specialized Buses||Total Buses|
Projected Cost Increase – $3,021,804
- General Bus Fleet (35) – $2,170,000
- Specialized Bus Fleet (1) – $80,000
- Administration – (2 Bus Routers) – $71,804
- Technology Improvement (Routing Software) – $250,000
- Validation Routing – $150,000*
- Cost Analysis Reserve – $300,000**
*Validation routing is a practice run with actual buses during the scheduled times for each bus route using a selected model.
**Cost analysis reserve are funds set aside should additional buses be needed after validation routing is complete.