Ritenour School for Early Childhood Education Hours

  • The Ritenour School for Early Childhood Education is nationally accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. The program is designed to help children grow socially, emotionally, physically and intellectually through developmentally appropriate activities in preparation for kindergarten. 
     Full-day Preschool M - F  8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
     Half-day Morning Preschool M - F  8:25 a.m. – 11:35 a.m.
     Half-day Afternoon Preschool M - F  12:25 p.m. – 3:35 p.m
     Before Care  6 – 8:15 a.m.
     After Care  4 – 6 p.m.

Early Dismissal Times

  • Ritenour's calendar includes five early dismissal days for Ritenour students in grades K-12. On early dismissal days, the school day ends two hours early for students. Lunch times are adjusted so all students have the opportunity to eat lunch in all Ritenour schools on early dismissal days. After-school care is available on all early dismissal days for elementary school students.

    Ritenour High School/Husky Academy: 8:05 a.m. - 12:50 p.m.
    Middle Schools: 7:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
    * Elementary Schools: 8:40 a.m. - 1:25 p.m.
    International Welcome Center: 7:10 -11:20 a.m.
    Early Childhood: Early Childhood does not release early. Students attend according to their regular schedule.

    *Please note that if you have bus riders, an adult or the child’s older sibling must meet kindergarten and first-grade students at their bus stop. If no one is present to meet the student, bus drivers are instructed to return the child to school. 

    2023 - 2024 Early Dismissal Days

    • Thursday, Sept. 21
    • Thursday, Oct. 12
    • Thursday, Nov. 16
    • Thursday, Feb. 8
    • Thursday, April 18

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