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Benjamin Franklin Bell Schedule


Regular Day Schedule (Mon, Wed, Thurs and Fri)

                                            8:00 Gates open

                                            8:00-8:25 Breakfast served

                                            8:30 School starts for grades  TK-5

                                            2:45 School dismisses for  TK & K

                                            2:50 School dismisses for grades 1-3

                                            3:02 School dismisses for grades 4-5

Minimum Day Schedule (Every Tuesday)

                                            8:00 Gates open

                                            8:00-8:25   Breakfast served

                                            8:30 School starts for grades TK-5   

                                            12:40 School ends for TK & K

                                            12:45 School ends for grades 1-3   

12:52 School ends for grades 4-5


This document is continually edited and updated to better serve the needs of all students.


Spring Issue of the DSUSD International Baccalaureate Programme Newsletter

Please click on the link below to enjoy some wonderful articles that highlight how the experience of IB students is truly "Beyond the Core" at every level: PYP-MYP-DP

"Beyond the Core: IB Newsletter"



Parents, DSUSD has transitioned to Synergy Student Information System including: Gradebook, Family Portal, and Student Portal. Please click on the link below for a full tutorial on how you can now access grades.



Dress Code 2017-2018

Franklin School students are to arrive at school dressed appropriately for an academic day that reflects a commitment to behavioral and ethical standards.Clothing may not present a physical danger to self or others

  • Clothing may not present a physical danger to self or others

  • Clothing may not disrupt the educational process

  • Note: There is a no hat policy inside the school building at Franklin School (hats may be worn during outside activities)

  • No hanging belts, chains or sagging pants

  • No “spaghetti” strap tops/dresses and no halter tops

  • No baring midriff tops

  • Dresses, skirts, shorts must be at least mid-thigh length

  • Students may continue to wear Ben Franklin colors and spirit wear.  

**For safety reasons students must wear closed-toe shoes.  No sandals, flip-flops , high-heels etc.


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