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    Bell Schedules Change in 2017-18
    Posted on 08/29/2017
    Clock in school hallway, photo: David Joyce

    Looking for current school start and end schedules? Please visit our current bell schedule webpage.

    New Bell Schedules Implemented in 2017-18

    The district implemented new school bell schedules beginning the start of the 2017-18 school year.

    Starting Fall 2017, Seattle Public Schools changed school start and end times and lengthened the school day for all students by 20 minutes. This change results in more time for student learning and teacher collaboration. Schools also have 75-minute early release every Wednesday (except the first day of school, Sept. 6.)

    We extend our sincere appreciation to Mayor Murray for bringing this issue forward as a city priority and to the City Council for their funding solution. This allows the district to eliminate the latest or third tier of school start and end times, which has been a hardship on many of our families.

    The final two-tier 2017-18 bell schedule reflects changes that address possible loss of high school instructional time, maintains the current school start times for many elementary and K-8 schools, and eliminates the third tier ensuring that all students begin school by 9 a.m.

    Contact your child’s school or email arrivaltimes@seattleschools.org if you have specific questions regarding the bell schedule.

    Click the links below to skip to the school start and end time schedules.


    Elementary Schools Start and End Times

    School day schedule changes
    School Start and End Times Early Release Wednesday
    Adams 8:55 a.m. - 3:25 p.m. 8:55 a.m. - 2:10 p.m.
    Alki 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    Arbor Heights 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    Daniel Bagley 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    Beacon Hill International 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    Bryant 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    Cascadia 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    Cedar Park 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    Frantz Coe 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    Concord International 8:55 a.m. - 3:25 p.m. 8:55 a.m. - 2:10 p.m.
    B.F. Day 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    Dearborn Park International 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    Decatur 8:55 a.m. - 3:25 p.m. 8:55 a.m. - 2:10 p.m.
    Dunlap 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    Emerson 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    Fairmount Park 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    Gatewood 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    Bailey Gatzert 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    Genesee Hill 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    Graham Hill 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    Green Lake 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    Greenwood 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    Hawthorne 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    John Hay 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    Highland Park 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    Kimball 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    Martin Luther King Jr. 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    Lafayette 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    Laurelhurst 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    Lawton 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    Leschi 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    Lowell 8:55 a.m. - 3:25 p.m. 8:55 a.m. - 2:10 p.m.
    Loyal Heights at J Marshall 8:55 a.m. - 3:25 p.m. 8:55 a.m. - 2:10 p.m.
    Wing Luke 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    Madrona 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    Maple 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    Thurgood Marshall 8:55 a.m. - 3:25 p.m. 8:55 a.m. - 2:10 p.m.
    McDonald International 8:00 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    McGilvra 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    Montlake 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    John Muir 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    North Beach 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    Northgate 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    Olympic Hills 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    Olympic View 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    Queen Anne 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    Rainier View 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    John Rogers 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    Roxhill 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    Sacajawea 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    Sand Point 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    Sanislo 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    John Stanford International 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    Stevens 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    Thornton Creek 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    Van Asselt 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    View Ridge 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    Viewlands 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    Wedgwood 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    West Seattle 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    West Woodland 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    Whittier 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.


    K-8 Schools Start and End Times

    School day schedule changes
    School Start and End Times Early Release Wednesday
    Catharine Blaine 8:55 a.m. - 3:25 p.m. 8:55 a.m. - 2:10 p.m.
    Louisa Boren STEM 8:55 a.m. - 3:25 p.m. 8:55 a.m. - 2:10 p.m.
    Broadview-Thomson 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    Licton Springs 8:55 a.m. - 3:25 p.m. 8:55 a.m. - 2:10 p.m.
    Orca 8:55 a.m. - 3:25 p.m. 8:55 a.m. - 2:10 p.m.
    Pathfinder 8:55 a.m. - 3:25 p.m. 8:55 a.m. - 2:10 p.m.
    Salmon Bay 8:55 a.m. - 3:25 p.m. 8:55 a.m. - 2:10 p.m.
    South Shore PK-8 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    TOPS 8:55 a.m. - 3:25 p.m. 8:55 a.m. - 2:10 p.m.
    Hazel Wolf 8:55 a.m. - 3:25 p.m. 8:55 a.m. - 2:10 p.m.

    Middle Schools Start and End Times

    School day schedule changes
    School Start and End Times Early Release Wednesday
    Jane Addams 8:55 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. 8:55 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    Denny International 7:55 a.m. - 2:45 p.m. 7:55 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    Eagle Staff 8:55 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. 8:55 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    Eckstein 8:55 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. 8:55 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    Hamilton International 8:55 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. 8:55 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    Aki Kurose 8:55 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. 8:55 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    Madison 8:55 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. 8:55 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    Meany 8:55 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. 8:55 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    McClure 8:55 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. 8:55 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    Mercer 8:55 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. 8:55 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    Seattle World School 8:55 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. 8:55 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    Washington 8:55 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. 8:55 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    Whitman 8:55 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. 8:55 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

    High Schools Start and End Times

    School day schedule changes
    School Start and End Times Early Release Wednesday
    Ballard 8:45 a.m. - 3:35 p.m. 8:45 a.m. - 2:20 p.m.
    Center School 8:55 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. 8:55 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    Chief Sealth International 8:55 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. 8:55 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    Cleveland 8:45 a.m. - 3:35 p.m. 8:45 a.m. - 2:20 p.m.
    Franklin 8:45 a.m. - 3:35 p.m. 8:45 a.m. - 2:20 p.m.
    Garfield 8:55 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. 8:55 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    Nathan Hale 8:45 a.m. - 3:35 p.m. 8:45 a.m. - 2:20 p.m.
    Ingraham 8:55 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. 8:55 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    Middle College 8:55 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. 8:55 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    Nova 8:55 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. 8:55 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    Rainier Beach 8:55 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. 8:55 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    Roosevelt 8:45 a.m. - 3:35 p.m. 8:45 a.m. - 2:20 p.m.
    Seattle World School 8:55 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. 8:55 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    South Lake 8:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. 8:45 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    West Seattle 8:45 a.m. - 3:35 p.m. 8:45 a.m. - 2:20 p.m.
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