Later Start Time Options

OPTION #1 - Middle School "Late"
Tier Start End
High School 8:30 a.m. 3:20 p.m.
Middle School 9:30 a.m. 4:20 p.m.
Elementary School 7:50 - 9:15 a.m. 2:25 - 3:50 p.m.
Approximate Cost: $7,645,208
Buses Added: 60

OPTION #2 - MS "Early" / ES 15 Min Earlier
Tier Start End
High School 8:10 - 8:20 a.m. 3:00 - 3:10 p.m.
Middle School 7:20 a.m. 2:10 p.m.
Elementary School 7:45 - 9:10 a.m. 2:20 - 3:45 p.m.
Approximate Cost: $4,665,128
Buses Added: 38
OPTION #3 - MS/HS "Flip"
Tier Start End
High School 8:00 - 8:10 a.m. 2:40 - 2:50 p.m.
Middle School 7:20 a.m. 2:00 p.m.
Elementary School 8:00 - 9:20 a.m. 2:40 - 4:00 p.m.
*Elementary schools kept on current schedule
Approximate Cost: $5,583,005
Buses Added: 46
OPTION #4 - High School Later
Tier Start End
High School 9:15 a.m. 4:05 p.m.
Middle School 8:20 - 8:30 a.m. 3:10 - 3:50 p.m.
Elementary School 7:40 - 9:15 a.m. 2:20 - 3:50 p.m.
*One middle school at 9:00 a.m.
Approximate Cost: $2,759,749
Buses Added: 25

Resources

The Children's Medical Center consultants prepared a report on start times in districts throughout the country:

Report on Start Times (pdf)

Community Meetings Feedback and Resources

Frequently Asked Questions (pdf)
(Updated: 9/5/2014)

Play ButtonSuperintendent Garza message on Later Start Times (2:27)

 

American Academy of Pediatrics Policy Statement

Webpage Curator

Meredith Lydon
malydon@fcps.edu

Last Updated

September 9, 2014