Derry Elementary Instructional SchedulePre-Kinder - 5th Grade Instructional Day: 7:40 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
7:40 a.m. Instructional Day Begins
3:15 p.m. End of Instructional Day
30 Minute Lunch
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Pre-Kinder/Kinder/1st Grade Lunch
11:35 a.m. - 12:05 p.m. 2nd/3rd Grade Lunch
12:10 p.m. - 12:40 p.m. 4th/5th Grade Lunch
45 Minute PE Block
8:25 a.m. - 9:10 a.m. 1st Grade
9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Kinder
10:05 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. Pre-Kinder
10:55 a.m. - 11:40 a.m. 4th Grade
12:45 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. 2nd Grade
1:35 p.m. - 2:20 p.m. 3rd Grade
2:25 p.m. - 3:10 p.m. 5th Grade
When dropping off your child, please:
- Do not park along the bus-loading zone.
- Park in the parking lot
We urge you to pick up your child at exactly the dismissal time 3:15 p.m. for all grades. If a child misses the bus, he/she will be able to call home. We expect that the child be picked up within 15 minutes after making parental contact. We do not have supervision for the children after school. Students must be picked up promptly when they are dismissed from class.
*NOTE: In order to utilize every instructional minute with minimum interruptions, children will not be dismissed between 2:00 pm and 3:15 pm.
Show your child that attendance is top priority...Good habits begin early. The most important good habit is regular attendance. Show your child that attendance is TOP priority by:
- Being excited about your child's school.
- Talk about how much fun he/she has there and how much he/she is learning.
- Remind them that "SCHOOL IS COOL!"