Class/Bell Schedule

Sacramento City Unified School District’s bell schedules accommodate teacher planning and collaborative time as per the Sacramento City Teachers Association agreement.

2021-2022 Daily Schedule
AM EK/Kinder: 8:00 AM-11:20 AM
PM EK/Kinder: 11:25 AM-2:57 PM
*Early dismissal: 1:57 PM Thursdays
Grades 1-8: 8:00 AM-2:12 PM
*Early dismissal: 1:12 PM Thursdays

GRADES BELL SCHEDULES

Primary | Grades 1-3
*Early dismissal: 1:12 PM Thursdays

8:00 – 9:55 | Instruction [115 minutes]
9:55 – 10:15 | Recess [20 minutes]
10:15-11:45 | Instruction [90 minutes]
11:45-12:40 | Lunch/Recess/Prep [55 minutes]
12:40 – 2:12 | Instruction [92 minutes]
Total Instruction Time: 297 minutes

Intermediate | Grades 4-6
8:00 – 10:15 | Instruction [135 minutes]
10:15-10:35 | Recess [20 minutes]
10:35-12:05 | Instruction [90 minutes]
12:05-12:40 | Lunch/Recess/Prep [35 minutes]
12:40 – 2:12 | Instruction [92 minutes]
Total Instruction Time: 317 minutes

Middle School | Grades 7-8
8:00 – 10:15 | Instruction [135 minutes]
10:15-10:35 | Passing/break [20 minutes]
10:35-12:34 | Instruction [119 minutes]
12:34 – 1:10 | Lunch/Recess [36 minutes]
1:10 – 1:12 | Passing period [2 minutes]
1:12 – 2:12 | Instruction [60 minutes]
Total Instruction Time: 314 minutes

Middle School | Grades 7-8 | Early Dismissal Thursdays
8:00 – 10:15 | Instruction [135 minutes]
10:15-10:35 | Passing/break [20 minutes]
10:35-12:34 | Instruction [119 minutes]
12:34 – 1:12 | Lunch/Recess [38 minutes]
Total Instruction Time: 254 minutes

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2021-2022 Short Day Schedule

**no planned changed days for EK/Kinder classes**

Grades 7 – 8 ONLY: 8 AM-12:20 PM:
Friday, November 5; Friday, December 17; Friday, January 28; Friday, April 8; Wednesday, June 15; Thursday, June 16

Grades 1 – 6 ONLY | 8 AM-12:20 PM:
Thursday, December 9 – Friday, December 17
Fall Parent/Teacher Conferences

Grades 1 – 8 | 8 AM-12:20 PM:
Friday, March 18 – Friday, March 25
Spring Parent/Teacher Conferences

CALENDAR REMINDERS

Mon January 17 | Martin Luther King Jr. Day [No School]
Tue January 18 | Guild meeting, 5:30pm (zoom)
Fri January 28 | Grades 7 & 8 ONLY: 12:20pm dismissal


ATTENDANCE REPORTING

Please include the following information when reporting an absence:
Parent’s name
Child’s full name
Teacher’s name
Date(s) of absence
Reason for absence

Email: alicebirneyattendance@gmail.com
or call: 916-395-4510, press 1


SYMPTOM CHECKER

Students and staff must stay home if experiencing any of the following symptoms:
• Fever or chills
• Cough
• Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
• Fatigue
• Muscle or body aches
• Headache
• New loss of taste or smell
• Sore throat
• Congestion or runny nose
• Diarrhea
• Nausea or vomiting

Please follow the guidelines above in how to report an absence. Thank you for helping keep our school community healthy and safe. Click here for more information about when to return to campus.


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