School Start &

Dismissal Times

Phase I--Task Force: February 2014-December 2014
Phase II--New Work: January 2015-December 2015
Phase III--Community Involvement: January 2016-February 2016
Phase IV--Board Requested Options: March 2016-Present

Home Start & Dismissal Time Resources Task Force Members Start & Dismissal Community Surveys

Superintendent's Proposed Models for 2017 Start Times
Model Proposed in April 2016 (Following New BOE Request)
Model Proposed in December 2015
Task Force Conclusions
School Start & Dismissal Times Task Force Study: Execuitve Summary
Task Force Start Time Options with Cost Estimates

Considerations
Health
After-School Activities & Sports
Before & After-School Care
Transportation
Definition of Terms

Frequently Asked Questions

Upcoming Events

Start & Dismissal Times Formal Survey--February 2016-closed

Please use the form below to share your input on Superintendent George Arlotto's proposed start and dismissal time model for the 2017-2018 school year. ( Click here to see more information about this proposed model). Your input will be shared with the Board of Education.

Start & Dismissal Times Formal Survey--February 2016-closed

  
1. I consider myself to be a stakeholder from the following group(s):*

Check all that apply

(Required)
AACPS Student
AACPS Employee
AACPS Parent/Guardian
AACPS Grandparent
Community-Based Sports or Clubs Provider (including, but not limited to, AA County Recreation and Parks activities and private providers of music/dance/arts activities)
Child Care Provider
Anne Arundel County Citizen without children in AACPS schools
Other
1a. If you selected "other" above, please give details here:
2. Please indicate the school level(s) in which you have the greatest interest/investment:*

Check all that apply

(Required)
Elementary
Middle
High
*3. Please select one of the following regarding the proposed start and dismissal times model:*

(Proposed Model: High Schools begin at 8:30, Middle Schools begin at 9:30, and Elementary Schools begin between 7:50-9:15)

(Required)
I SUPPORT THE PROPOSED CHANGE in schools start and dismissal times for the 2017-2018 school year as noted in the proposed model.
I DO NOT SUPPORT THE PROPOSED CHANGE in school start and dismissal times for the 2017-2018 school year as noted in the proposed model.
3a. If you SUPPORT the proposed change in school start and dismissal times for the 2017-2018 school year, select the reason(s) you made this choice:

Check all that apply

Improved Student Physical Health
Improved Student Mental Health
Increased Student Safety (traveling in daylight to school)
Increased Student Academic Achievement
Improved Student School Attendance
Decreased Need for Morning Child Care
Decreased Middle School "After-school Alone Time" (unsupervised time)
Decreased Traffic Accidents Involving Teen Drivers
3b. If you DO NOT support the proposed change in school start and dismissal times for the 2017-2018 school year, select the reason(s) you made this choice:

Check all that apply

Increased Need for Before/After School Child Care--limited availability
Increased Need for Before/After School Child Care--increased cost
Increased Student Employment Challenges (after school working window diminishes)
Increased After-School Activities/Athletics Challenges
Increased Transportation Concerns/Challenges for Special Centers and Magnet Programs
Decreased Student Safety (traveling in darkness to or from school)
Decreased Family Time in the Evenings(due to later school dismissals)
Current School Start & Dismissal Times are Fine for My Family or Stakeholder Group
4. If you have a comment or concern regarding school start & dismissal times, please explain here:
*5. If you are an Anne Arundel County Resident, please select the census-designated incorporated area where you live.*

(Required)
5a. If you selected "other" above, please give details here:
*6. Have you visted and reviewed the information on the AACPS Start & Dismissal Times website (www.aacpublicschools.org)?*

(Required):
Yes
No
*7. Please provide your email.*
(Your email will not be made public)

(Required)
7a. Would you like to be emailed when Start & Dismissal Times issues are added to the website?

(Optional):
Yes
No
Push"Submit" below to submit your survey.

If you would like to print a copy of your survey, click "Print/Preview." Please you will have to close the Print/Preview screen before you can submit your survey.
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