• Derry Elementary Instructional Schedule
     
    Pre-Kinder - 5th Grade Instructional Day: 7:40 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.

    Bell Schedule:
    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

    Arriving Safely
    When dropping off your child, please:

    • Do not park along the bus-loading zone.
    • Park in the parking lot  

    Dismissal
    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!"