• School Hours

    Plano schools operate on staggered start times as follows.

    Early Childhood Schools

    • Beaty, Isaacs & Pearson (full day) 7:55 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    • Head Start (full day) 7:55 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    • Pre-K (full day) at Barron, Boggess, Christie, Forman, Haggar, IB World School at Huffman, Hughston, Jackson, Mathews, Memorial, Mendenhall, Mitchell, Sigler, Thomas & Weatherford: 7:40 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.

    Elementary Schools (grades K-5)

    • 7:40 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.

    Middle Schools (grades 6-8)

    • 8:25 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    High/Senior High Schools (grades 9-12)

    • 9:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.

    Academy High School

    • 9:20 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    Health Sciences Academy and IB World School

    • 9:00 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.

    Special Programs

    • Elementary (grades K-5) – 7:40 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. (Bird Education Center)
    • Middle (grades 6-8) – 8:25 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (Bird Education Center)
    • High/Senior High (grades 9-12) – 8:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. (Guinn Special Programs Center)