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School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Regulation 6-13.1

INSTRUCTION

School Hours

  1. Elementary School Hours
    1. Kindergarten
      1. The school hours for kindergarten students enrolled in a school without a full-day kindergarten program are as follows:

        "A schools":

        Morning Kindergarten: 8:10 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.; or
        Afternoon Kindergarten: 11:30 a.m. - 2:40 p.m.

        "B schools":

        Morning Kindergarten: 8:40 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.; or
        Afternoon Kindergarten: 12:00 p.m. - 3:10 p.m.

      2. The school hours for kindergarten students enrolled in a school with a full-day kindergarten program are the same hours as those listed in this regulation for students in Grades 1-5.
      3. The school hours for kindergarten students enrolled at the Bayside Tri-Campus are 8:40 a.m. - 3:10 p.m.
    2. Grades 1-5
      1. The school hours for students in grades 1-5, except those students enrolled at the Old Donation Center or the Bayside Tri-Campus, are as follows:

        "A schools" are in session from 8:10 a.m. - 2:40 p.m.

        "B schools" are in session 8:40 a.m. - 3:10 p.m.

      2. Old Donation Center students attend the center from 8:35 a.m. - 3:05 p.m.
      3. Bayside Tri-Campus students in grades 1-3 attend school from 8:40 a.m. - 3:10 p.m. and students in grades 4-5 attend school from 8:10 a.m. - 2:40 p.m.
  2. Middle School Hours

    The school hours for middle school students are 9:20 a.m. - 3:50 p.m., except that Kemps Landing Magnet School students attend school from 8:25 a.m. - 3:39 p.m.

  3. High School Hours

    The school hours for high school students are 7:20 a.m. - 2:10 p.m. The school hours for the Technical and Career Education Center and the Advanced Technology Center are 7:40 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Hours for the Renaissance Academy’s afternoon/evening programs are 3:30-9:30 p.m.

  4. Exceptions

    This regulation shall be superseded by any changes to hours approved by the School Board during each school year and/or any adjustments to school hours approved by the Superintendent or designee due to unforeseen or emergency circumstances.

Approved by Superintendent: October 29, 1998
Revised by Superintendent: November 14, 2000
Revised by Superintendent: January 18, 2001
Revised by Superintendent: September 28, 2011
Revised by Superintendent: August 28, 2013