Late Start Day Schedule

  • School

    Late Start Time

    Dismissal Time

    Battle, Hickman, and Rock Bridge high schools

    10:55am

    4:05pm

    Douglass High School

    11:10am

    3:45pm

    Gentry, Jefferson, Lange, Oakland, Smithton, and West middle schools

    9:30am

    2:35pm

    Eliot Battle, Benton, Locust Street, New Haven, Midway Heights, Ridgeway, Rock Bridge, and Two Mile Prairie elementary schools

    9:40am

    2:40pm

    Quest

    10:45am

    3:00pm

    Alpha Hart Lewis, Blue Ridge, Cedar Ridge, Derby Ridge, Fairview, Grant, Mill Creek, Parkade, Paxton Keeley, Russell Boulevard, Shepard Boulevard, and West Boulevard elementary schools

    10:20am

    3:20pm

    Columbia Area Career Center

    Rock Bridge High School students will attend classes at the Career Center according to the late start modified block schedule. Battle, Hickman, and Douglass high school students will remain at their home building to complete work assigned by the Career Center teacher.

    Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE)

    ·    No morning sessions at all locations

    ·    No session for extended day programs (ABA sessions at Waco and Hearing Impaired sessions at Rain Forest)

    ·    No itinerant services will be provided in the community

    ·    No evaluations will take place at Aslin before noon

    Title I Preschool

    ·    No morning preschool

    ·    Afternoon preschool runs at regular time (12:30 to 3:30)

    ·    Full-day preschool begins at 10:30

     
    Over the last several years, the school district has utilized six or more inclement weather days during the winter months. In some instances, the school district might have been able to have school in session if it had a few extra hours to prepare facilities or for weather and/or road conditions to improve. This year, the school district would like to add a two-hour delayed school start as an option during inclement weather conditions. This option would be in addition to other safety measures that include full school day cancellations and/or utilizing altered bus routes. Start times and dismissal times for schools when a late start day is utilized are shown above.
     
    School will be cancelled or a two-hour delayed start implemented only after roads are tested. Should cancellation, a two-hour delayed start, or altered bus routes be necessary, efforts will be made to notify radio and television stations by 6:00 a.m. Information will also be sent via ParentLink, posted on the district's Web site, and on CPS-TV.
     
    Parents may make the final decision regarding a child's attendance. If the parent views the weather too severe or road conditions too dangerous, absences will be excused.
     
    Difficulty in contacting parents usually prevents early dismissals, but under appropriate circumstances the district may dismiss early. On inclement weather days, please continue listening to local radio and television stations for news of early dismissal. Additionally, information will be sent via ParentLink. Altered bus routes for district buses will be run at times when inclement weather makes some roads too hazardous for safe travel. School bus snow routes are available through schools as well as the school district Web site
     
    If you have questions about the new delayed school start during inclement weather, please contact your child's school or the district administration building.