Ritenour High School Hours

  •  Office Hours
     
     Monday-Thursday 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
     Friday 7:00 a.m. – 3 p.m.
     Teacher Hours  7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
     Student Arrival
     
     7:45- 7:55 a.m.
     (breakfast available 7:45-7:55 a.m.)
     *School Begins
     
     8:05 a.m.
     (students arriving after 8:05 a.m. are tardy)
     Student Dismissal  2:50 p.m.
     After-School  Activities  Time varies depending on activity
     
    School supervision is not provided before 7:45 a.m. or after 2:55 p.m. except for students involved in after-school activities or study under the supervision of a staff member.
     
    *"0" hour begins at 7 a.m. 

Middle School Hours

  •  Office Hours  Monday-Thursday 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.
     Friday 7 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
     Teacher Hours  7:05 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
     Student Arrival   7:15 (for breakfast at school)
     7:25 (without breakfast at school)
     School Begins  7:30 a.m.
     Student Dismissal  2:15 p.m.
     After-School Activities  2:25 – 4:00 p.m.
     
    School supervision is not provided before 7:15 a.m. or after 2:35 p.m. except for students involved in after-school activities or study under the supervision of a staff member. 

Elementary School Hours

  •  Office Hours
     
     Monday-Thursday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
     Friday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
     Teacher Hours  8:10 a.m. – 3:40 p.m.
     Student Arrival
     
     8:15 a.m. (for breakfast at school)
     8:30 – 8:40 a.m. (without breakfast at school)
     School Begins  8:40 a.m. (students in classrooms ready to learn)
     Student Dismissal  3:25 p.m.
     
    Child care is available at the elementary schools through the local YMCA's Kids Network for students who must arrive prior to 8:15 a.m. or stay after 3:25 p.m. when there is no school supervision. For more information, call the Mid County YMCA and reference the latchkey program in the Ritenour School District: (314) 962-9450.

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. 
      
     Hours  
     Full-day Preschool M - F  8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
     Half-day Morning Preschool M - F  8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
     Half-day Afternoon Preschool M - F  12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m
     Before Care  6 – 8 a.m.
     After Care  4 – 6 p.m.
     
     
     

Early Dismissal

  • Ritenour’s calendar includes five early dismissal days for Ritenour students in grades K-12 and a number of additional early dismissal days for the high school only. Download the 2018-2019 Ritenour calendar here.

    District-wide Early Dismissal Days
    Five early dismissal days were built into Ritenour’s 2018-2019 calendar. 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. 

    District Early Dismissal Days for 2018-2019 school year:
    • Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018
    • Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018
    • Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018
    • Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019
    • Thursday, April 11, 2019

    Arrival and Dismissal Times on Early Dismissal Days

    School Level

    Arrival Time

    Dismissal Time

    School for Early Childhood Education

    8 a.m.

    4 p.m.*

    Elementary Schools

    8:40 a.m.

    1:25 p.m.

    Middle Schools

    7:30 a.m.

    12:15 p.m.

    Ritenour High School

    8:05 a.m.

    12:50 p.m.

    *No changes for the Ritenour School for Early Childhood Education.

    High School Only Early Dismissal Days
    In addition to the five early dismissal days for all K-12 students, students at Ritenour High School have 23 days when students will be dismissed 70 minutes early on Thursday afternoons.  

    On -high school only- early dismissal days, students have the opportunity to take part in college and career planning activities with school counselors. Athletes and all students involved in after-school activities take part in a mandatory study hall, called “Husky Time,” to provide them extra time to study and complete assignments.     

    There will be a total of 23 early dismissal Thursdays for only RHS students.  RHS students will be dismissed at 1:40 p.m. on the following dates:

    • Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018
    • Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018
    • Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018
    • Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018
    • Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018
    • Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018
    • Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018
    • Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018
    • Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018
    • Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018
    • Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019
    • Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019
    • Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019
    • Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019
    • Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019
    • Thursday, March 7, 2019
    • Thursday, April 4, 2019
    • Thursday, April 11, 2019
    • Thursday, April 25, 2019
    • Thursday, May 2, 2019
    • Thursday, May 9, 2019
    • Thursday, May 16, 2019


    Arrival and Dismissal Times on High School Only Early Dismissal Days

    School Level

    Arrival Time

    Dismissal Time

    Ritenour High School

    8:05 a.m.

    1:40 p.m.