Start: 8:30 a.m.
Dismissal: 3 p.m.
Start: 9:15 a.m.
Dismissal: 3:45 p.m.
*YMCA before-and-after-school childcare and activities programs are available at our schools. Please call the YMCA at 733-8630 ext.106 or visit their website at whatcomymca.org for the Parent Information Handbook and registration form. Go to "Find a Childcare Site", then "Y's Kids Enrichment."
High Schools (Please check with your school for some flexible scheduling options.)
Bellingham, Sehome and Squalicum high schools
Start: 7:45 a.m.
Dismissal: 2:15 p.m.
Options High School
Start: 8:00 a.m.
Dismissal: 2:30 p.m.
All Schools Early Dismissal Times
Elementary Schools: 1:15 p.m.
Middle Schools: 12:15 p.m.
High Schools: 11:15 p.m.
Please click here to see the 2016-17 school year calendar with the early dismissal schedule.
8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
9:15 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
8:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Information regarding 2017-18 Start and End Times:
March 23, 2016 - Adjustments for School Start and End Times for 2017-18; Watch Video
March 10, 2016 - Please Watch Video: School Start and End Times
Nov. 19, 2015 - More Reflections on Start/End Times and Sleep (Blog)
Nov. 6, 2015 - Sleep and School Start and End Times Blog
March 19, 2015 - School Start and End Times, Budget Update
March 2, 2015 - Input Needed: School Start and End Times for 2016