Calendars and School Day Schedules

Whether you are looking for specifics about a building's daily schedule, start and dismissal times, or a broad overview of the calendar year, complete details are available here. This includes the standard daily schedule, as well as the schedule for days with a 2-hour delay. Junior high and high school bell schedules are also provided.

School Year Calendars

2019-20 Calendar

2019-20

The Board of Education approved the 2019-20 school year calendar at its Feb. 2019 meeting. (Download the 2019-20 School Calendar pdf)

Parents are encouraged to refer to this calendar when planning activities such as vacations, family trips, and doctor’s visits.

The first day of school for grades 1-12 will be Thursday, Aug. 15, and the last day for grades K-11 is scheduled for May 22, 2020. Winter break for students will begin on December 23 and classes will resume on January 6, 2020. Spring break is scheduled for March 23-27, 2020.

If the district has a calamity/snow day before Presidents Day on February 17, 2020, the district will use that date as the make-up. The following 2-4 calamity days will be made up with student “blizzard bags.” For information on blizzard bags visit the calamity day page.

Key dates on the calendar include:

  • August 15: First Day of School (grades 1-12)
  • August 21: First Day of Kindergarten
  • August 30: No School, Teacher Professional Development
  • September 2: No School, Labor Day
  • September 11: Two Hour Late Start, Teacher Professional Development
  • October 11: No School, Teacher Professional Development
  • October 17: K-12 Evening Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • October 21: No School K-8 Only, All Day Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • October 22: No School Kindergarten Only, All Day Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • October 24: K-12 Evening Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • November 5: No School, Teacher Professional Development
  • November 27-29: No School, Thanksgiving Break
  • December 11: Two Hour Late Start, Teacher Professional Development
  • December 23-Jan. 2: No School, Winter Break
  • January 3: No School, Teacher Record Day
  • January 17: No School, Innovation Day (Teacher Professional Development)
  • January 20: No School, Martin Luther King Day
  • February 12: No School, Teacher Professional Development
  • February 17: No School, Presidents Day (unless needed to use as make-up for calamity day)
  • March 5: K-12 Evening Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • March 10: K-12 Evening Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • March 11: Two Hour Late Start, Teacher Professional Development
  • March 23-27: No School, Spring Break
  • April 10: No School, Good Friday
  • April 15: No School, Teacher Professional Development
  • May 19: Last day for Seniors
  • May 22: Last day of School (K-11)
  • May 23: Graduation Day!
2020-21 Calendar

2020-21 Calendar

The Board of Education approved the 2020-2021 school year calendar at its February 2020 meeting.

Parents are encouraged to refer to this calendar when planning activities such as vacations, family trips, and doctor’s visits.

The first day of school (Grades 1-12) is scheduled for Thursday, August 13, 2020 and the last day for grades K-11 is scheduled for Friday, May 21, 2021. Winter break is scheduled to begin for students on Dec. 21 and classes will resume on Tuesday, January 5, 2021. Spring break is scheduled for March 29-April 2, 2021.

If the district has a calamity/snow day before the scheduled Professional Development Day on February 10, 2021, the district will use that date as the make-up. The following 2-4 calamity days will be made up with student “blizzard bags”. For more information on blizzard bags visit the calamity days page.

Key dates on the calendar include:

  • August 13: First Day of School (Grades 1-12)
  • August 18: First Day of School (Kindergarten)
  • September 7: No School, Labor Day
  • September 11: No School, Professional Development
  • October 14: No School, Professional Development
  • October 15: K-12 Evening Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • October 19: No School K-8 Only (All Day P/T Conferences)
  • October 20: No School Kindergarten Only (All Day P/T Conferences)
  • October 22: K-12 Evening Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • November 3: No School, Professional Development
  • November 25-27: No School, Thanksgiving Break
  • December 9: 2 Hour Late Start, Professional Development
  • December 21-January 1: No School, Winter Break
  • January 4: No School, Teacher Record Day
  • January 18: No School, Martin Luther King Day
  • January 22: No School, Innovation Day (Professional Development)
  • February 10: No School, Professional Development
  • February 15: No School, Presidents Day
  • March 4: K-12 Evening Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • March 9: K-12 Evening Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • March 10: 2 Hour Late Start, Professional Development
  • March 29-April 2: No School, Spring Break
  • April 14: No School, Professional Development
  • May 18: Last Day for Seniors
  • May 21: Last Day for Students K-11
  • May 22: Graduation Day!

If you have any additional questions about the school year calendar, call the Public Relations Department at 614.920.6125.

2021-22 Calendar

2021-2022 Skeleton Calendar

The school board has received a basic outline of the proposed 2021-2022 school year calendar. The first day is scheduled for Monday, August 16, 2021. Winter break is scheduled for December 23-January 31 and Spring break is scheduled March 21-25. The last day of school is scheduled for Friday, May, 20 with graduation scheduled on May 21. Ceremony times will be determined at a later date.

*Please note that the 2021-2022 calendar dates are subject to change.

If you have any additional questions about the school year calendar, call the Public Relations Department at 614.920.6125.

2019-20 School Day Schedules

District Office

Standard District Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays.

Summer office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. starting soon after Memorial Day. Normal hours resume in early August.

High Schools

Standard day

Start time: 7:55 a.m.

Dismissal time: 2:55 p.m.

PHSN mod schedule

PHSC mod schedule

Note: High School scheduling is based on 26 15-minute daily mods, allowing for flexibility in scheduling and course design.

Days with 2-hour delay

Start time: 9:55 a.m.

Dismissal time: 2:55 p.m.

PHSN bell schedule for two-hour delays, pep rallies

PHSC bell schedule for two-hour delays | PHSC Pep Rally schedule

Pickerington Alternative School

AM Session
(CBI Students Top Priority / Expectation Session)

Report Time: 7 a.m.

Dismissal Time: 4-hour rule after report time (11 a.m.)

 

PM Session

Report Time: 11 a.m.

Dismissal Time: 4-hour rule after report time (3 p.m.)

 

Junior High Schools

Standard day

Start time: 7:15 a.m.

Dismissal time: 2:10 p.m.

Days with 2-hour delay

Start time: 9:15 a.m.

Dismissal time: 2:10 p.m.

Junior High Bell Schedule (Regular and 2-Hour Delay)

Regular Bell Schedule (7:15 am to 2:10 pm)

  • Warning Bell: 7:10 am
  • Tardy Bell: 7:15 am
    P.A.W. Time  7:15 am- 7:30 am
    1st 7:34- 8:22 48 minutes
    2nd 8:26 – 9:14 48 minutes
    3rd 9:18- 10:06 48 minutes
    4th 10:10-11:10 60 minutes
    5th 11:14- 12:14 60 minutes
    6th 12:18- 1:18 60 minutes
    7th 1:22 – 2:10 48 minutes

     

Two-hour Delay Schedule (9:20 am – 2:10 pm)

  • Warning Bell 9:15 am
  • Tardy Bell 9:20
    2-Hour Delay Bell Schedule
     

    P.A.W Time

     

    9:15 – 9:20

     

    5 minutes

    1st 9:24- 9:45 21 minutes
    2nd 9:49 – 10:09 20 minutes
    3rd 10:13 – 10:33 20 minutes
    4th 10:37 – 11:37 60 minutes
    5th 11:41 – 12:41 60 minutes
    6th 12:45 – 1:45 60 minutes
    7th 1:49-2:10 21 minute
Middle Schools

Standard day

Start time: 8:40 a.m.

Dismissal time: 3:30 p.m.

Days with 2-hour delay

Start time: 10:40 a.m.

Dismissal time: 3:30 p.m.

Elementary Schools

Standard day

Start time: 9:15 a.m.

Dismissal time: 4:05 p.m.

Days with 2-hour delay

Start time: 11:15 a.m.

Dismissal time: 4:05 p.m.

Kindergarten

AM Kindergarten

Standard day

Start time: 9:15 a.m.

Dismissal time: 12:15 p.m.

 

Days with 2-hour delay

Start Time: 11:15 a.m.

Dismissal Time: 1:15 p.m.

PM Kindergarten

Standard day

Start time: 1:05 p.m.

Dismissal time: 4:05 p.m.

 

Days with 2-hour delay

Start time: 2:00 p.m.

Dismissal time: 4:05 p.m.

Preschool

AM Preschool

Standard day

Start time: 8:00 a.m.

Dismissal time: 10:45 a.m.

 

Days with 2-hour delay

Start time: 10:00 a.m.

Dismissal time: 11:45 a.m.

 

PM Preschool

Standard day

Start time: Noon

Dismissal time: 2:45 p.m.

 

Days with 2-hour delay

Start time: 1:00 p.m.

Dismissal time: 2:45 p.m.