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

2018-19 Calendar

2018-19

The Board of Education approved the 2018-19 school year calendar at its Feb. 12, 2018, meeting. (Download as 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 Wednesday, Aug. 15, and the last day for grades K-11 is scheduled for May 24, 2019. Winter break for students will begin on December 21 and classes will resume on January 7, 2019. Spring break is scheduled for March 18-22, 2019.

If the district has a calamity/snow day before Presidents Day on February 18, 2019, 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

  • Aug. 15: First Day of School (grades 1-12)
  • Aug. 21: First Day of Kindergarten
  • Aug. 31: No School, Teacher Professional Development
  • Sept. 3: No School, Labor Day
  • Sept. 5: Two Hour Late Start, Teacher Professional Development
  • Sept. 14: Interim grades (Elementary, Middle, High)
  • Sept. 26: Interim grades (Junior High)
  • Oct. 3:  Two Hour Late Start, Teacher Professional Development
  • Oct. 12: No School, Teacher Professional Development
  • Oct. 18: K-12 Evening Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • Oct. 22: No School K-8 Only, All Day Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • Oct. 23: No School Kindergarten Only, All Day Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • Oct. 25: K-12 Evening Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • Nov. 6: No School, Teacher Professional Development
  • Nov. 16: Interim grades (Elementary, Middle, High)
  • Nov. 21-23: No School, Thanksgiving Break
  • Dec. 5: Two Hour Late Start, Teacher Professional Development
  • Dec. 21: No School, Teacher Record Day
  • Dec. 24-Jan. 4: No School, Winter Break
  • Jan. 9: Interim grades (Junior High)
  • Jan. 18: No School, Teacher Professional Development
  • Jan. 21: No School, Martin Luther King Day
  • Feb. 6: Two Hour Late Start, Teacher Professional Development
  • Feb. 8: Interim grades (Elementary, Middle, High)
  • Feb. 18: No School, Presidents Day (unless needed to use as make-up for calamity day)
  • March 6: Two Hour Late Start, Teacher Professional Development
  • March 7: K-12 Evening Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • March 14: K-12 Evening Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • March 18-22: No School, Spring Break
  • April 3: Two Hour Late Start, Teacher Professional Development
  • April 11: Interim grades (Junior High)
  • April 18: Interim grades (Elementary, Middle, High)
  • April 19: No School, Good Friday
  • April 22: No School, Teacher Professional Development
  • May 1: Two Hour Late Start, Teacher Professional Development
  • May 21: Last day for Seniors
  • May 24: Last day of School (K-11)
  • May 25: Graduation Day! (Central at noon, North at 4 p.m.)

2018-19 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

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 (7:10 am to 2:10 pm)

  • Warning Bell: 7:10 am
  • Tardy Bell: 7:15 am
  • 1st Period: 7:15 am to 8:07 am (52 minutes)
  • 5-minute break
  • 2nd Period: 8:12 am to 9:02 am (50 minutes)
  • 5-minute break
  • 3rd Period: 9:07 am to 9:57 am (50 minutes)
  • 5 min
  • 4th Period: 10:02 am to 11:02 am (60 minutes)
    • (4A) 10:02 am to 10:32 am
    • (4B) 10:32 am to 11:02 am
  • 5-minute break
  • 5th Period: 11:07 am to 12:07 p (60 minutes)
    • (5A) 11:07 am to 11:37 am
    • (5B) 11:37 am 12:07 am
  • 5-minute break
  • 6th Period: 12:12 pm to 1:12 pm   (60 minutes)
    • (6A) 12:12 pm to 12:42 pm
    • (6B) 12:42 pm to 1:12 pm
  • 5-minute break
  • 7th Period: 1:17 pm to 2:10 pm (53 minutes)

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

  • Warning Bell 9:10 am
  • Tardy Bell 9:15
  • 1st Period: 9:15 am to 9:30 am (25 min)
  • 5-minute break
  • 2nd Period: 9:35 am to 9:57 am (22 min)
  • 5-minute break
  • 3rd Period: 10:02 am to 10:24 am (22 min)
  • 5-minute break
  • 4th Period: 10:29 am to 11:29 am (60 Min)
    • (4A) 10:29 am to 10:59 am
    • (4B) 10:59 to 11:29 am
  • 5-minute break
  • 5th Period: 11:34 am to 12:34 p (60 Min)
    • (5A) 11:34 am to 12:04 pm
    • (5B) 12:04 to 12:34 pm
  • 5-minute break
  • 6th Period: 12:39 pm to 1:39 pm (60 Min)
    • (6A) 12:39 pm to 1:09 pm
    • (6B) 1:09 pm to 1:39 pm
  • 5-minute break
  • 7th Period: 1:44 pm to 2:10 pm (26 min)
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.