Voting Options

Voting Options for School Start Time for the 2019-20 School Year

At the January 17, 2019 Board Meeting the Board will vote on the school start time for the 2019-20 School Year.

The Board will continue its discussion of the start time options below at the January 10, 2019 Board Workshop Meeting. 

The public is encouraged to attend both meetings. 

Both meetings will be held in the High School Auditorium – 7:00 PM



Option 1 -- Concurrent Start Time* – all levels start at approximately the same time

Start

End

HS and MS Start – 8:20 AM (60 min later)

Earliest bus pick-up – 7:30 AM

Teachers start – 8:10 AM

Bus drop-off goal – 8:15 AM

HS and MS End – 3:30 PM* (55 min later)

Bus departure goal – 3:35 PM

Teacher end – 3:40 PM

Latest bus drop off – 4:20 PM

Elementary Start – 8:35 AM (5 min later)

Earliest bus pick-up – 7:30 AM

Teacher start – 8:05 AM

Bus drop-off goal – 8:25 AM

Elementary End – 3:15 PM (same time)

Bus departure goal – 3:25 PM

Teacher end – 3:35 PM

Latest bus drop off – 4:20 PM

Additional bus cost – approx. $1,250,000

*HS/MS day shortened by 5 minutes


Option 2 – Flip Start Time
*
– elementary schools start prior to middle & high schools

Start

End

HS and MS Start – 8:35 AM (75 min later)

Earliest bus pick-up – 7:35 AM

Teachers start – 8:20 AM

Bus drop-off goal – 8:30 AM

HS and MS End – 3:45 PM* (70 min later)

Bus departure goal – 3:50 PM

Teacher end – 3:50 PM

Latest bus drop off – 4:40 PM

Elementary Start – 7:45 AM (45 min early)

Earliest bus pick-up – 6:55 AM

Teacher start – 7:15 AM

Bus drop-off goal – 7:40 AM

Elementary End – 2:30 PM (45 min early)

Bus departure goal – 2:40 PM

Teacher end – 2:45 PM

Latest bus drop off – 3:30 PM

Additional bus cost – approx. $300,000

*HS/MS day shortened by 5 minutes


Option 3 – Push Start Time* – all school start times are pushed back to a later start – the times in this option are a compromise recommendation from the Committee recommendation of 8:10 AM start and the PAEA recommendation of 8:00 AM start for MS and HS

Start

End

HS and MS Start – 8:05 AM (45 min later)

Earliest bus pick-up – 7:00 AM

Teachers start – 7:50 AM

Bus drop-off goal – 7:55 AM

HS and MS End – 3:15 PM* (35 min later)

Bus departure goal – 3:18 PM

Teacher end – 3:20 PM

Latest bus drop off – 3:55 PM

Elementary Start – 9:05 AM (35 min later)

Earliest bus pick-up – 8:10 AM

Teacher start – 8:35 AM

Bus drop-off goal – 9:00 AM

Elementary End – 3:55 PM (35 min later)

Bus departure goal – 4:04 PM

Teacher end – 4:05 PM

Latest bus drop off – 5:00 PM

Additional bus cost – approx. $300,000

*HS/MS day shortened by 5 minutes


Option 4 – Maintain Current Start Time*

Start

End

HS and MS Start – 7:20 AM

Earliest bus pick-up – 6:20 AM

Teachers start – 7:10 AM

Bus drop-off goal – 7:15 AM

HS and MS End – 2:35 PM

Bus departure goal – 2:40 PM

Teacher end – 2:40 PM

Latest bus drop off – 3:20 PM

Elementary Start – 8:30 AM

Earliest bus pick-up – 7:40 AM

Teacher start – 8:00 AM

Bus drop-off goal – 8:25 AM

Elementary End – 3:15 PM

Bus departure goal – 3:25 PM

Teacher end – 3:30 PM

Latest bus drop off – 4:15 PM

 Do not anticipate additional busing costs


Option 5 – Other – a Board Motion at the Board Table

Start

End

HS and MS Start –

Earliest bus pick-up –

Teachers start –

Bus drop-off goal –

HS and MS End –

Bus departure goal –

Teacher end –

Latest bus drop off –

Elementary Start –

Earliest bus pick-up –

Teacher start –

Bus drop-off goal –

Elementary End –

Bus departure goal –

Teacher end –

Latest bus drop off –

*Times may vary slightly given transportation logistics

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