School Start-Time Information

Later Start Times for Middle and High Schools Approved 
On Wednesday evening, April 6th, in a joint school committee meeting with Saco, Dayton, and Thornton Academy, the Biddeford School Committee, voted to align school start times with CDC and American Academy of Pediatrics recommendations. The new school start times for 2016-17 will be:

High School: 8:35-2:45  ~~  Middle School: 8:40-3:10  ~~  Intermediate School: 7:50-2:25  ~~  Primary School: 7:50-2:25  ~~  JFK Kindergarten: 7:50-2:20 

Information on changes to the daily school schedule can be found in the links below, along with supporting documentation on sleep and school start time studies.