2021-2022 Bell Schedules Finalized for All Schools

Beginning and end bell schedules have been determined for all schools for the 2021-2022 school year. By level most schools follow a standard schedule, however there are a few exceptions.

Every Wednesday will be a late start for all schools. Late starts for most schools begin one hour after the regular bell time, dismissal times remain the same.  SOTA, SAMi and IDEA late starts begin two hours after regular bell times, dismissal remains the same.

  • Elementary Schools
    • Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.    
    • Wednesdays: 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Middle Schools
    • Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays: 8:15 a.m. to 2:45 p.m    
    • Wednesdays: 9:15 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.
  • High Schools
    • Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays: 7:35 a.m. to 2:05 p.m. 
    • Wednesdays: 8:35 a.m. to 2:05 p.m.

Exceptions

  • SOTA, SAMi, IDEA
    • Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays: 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.    
    • Wednesdays: 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Stewart and Hunt Middle Schools     
    • Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays: 8 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.   
    • Wednesdays: 9 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.
  • Baker and Giaudrone Middle Schools           
    • Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays: 8:05 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.
    • Wednesdays: 9:05 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.
  • Oakland High School 
    • Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays: 8:05 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.
    • Wednesdays: 9:05 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.
  • Willie Stewart Academy         
    • AM Session: 9:30-12  
    • PM Session: 12:30-3
  • Tacoma Online          
    • No bell schedule

Media Contact

Dan Voelpel, Executive Director of Communications | 253-571-1015 | dvoelpe@tacoma.k12.wa.us

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