New school start times next year for RPS students

High School 8:00 AM, Middle 8:30 AM, and Elementary 9:00 AM.

Your High School student gets to sleep in a bit and your younger ones have to get up earlier because times they are a changing. If you’re interested in reading the science behind the decision check out this article by the American Academy of Pediatrics or this much more friendly RPS presentation on the subject.

The official word from  RPS.

During its March 2nd meeting, the Richmond City School Board approved a change in school start times for 2015-2016 school year. The changes are as follows:

  • High School (All except Richmond Community High School): 8:00 – 2:45*
  • Middle School (All): 8:30 – 3:15
  • Elementary School (All): 9:00 – 3:45

*Richmond Community High School will begin at 7:45 a.m.

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