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The School Day

School Hours

The instructional school day begins promptly at 8:20am, but we encourage students to arrive no later than 8:00am to eat breakfast with their classmates. All MAS students are entitled to breakfast every day, with no eligibility requirements. Parents may also drop their students off as early as 7:00am at our free before-school program in our multipurpose facility.

The last bell rings at 4:20, and all students are dismissed for the day. They make their way to the bus, the parent pickup area, or our free after-school program, which lasts until 6:00pm. Students who stay for the after-school program will also receive a free meal. Parents may pick up their students at anytime after 4:20 and before 6:00, without having to wait until the program ends for the day.

Both our Yale and Old Coors sites offer free before- and after-school programs. For our families split between our two schools, we offer transportation to and from the Yale-based programs, so families can pick up all their students in one place at the end of the day.

We ask that any parents of elementary students who have changes to their usual after-school plan, barring emergencies, notify their site's front desk before 3:30 so we can communicate with teachers and ensure the student is ready on time.

Bell Schedule

Beginning in kindergarten, our students change classes approximately every 90 minutes. You can find more information about our elementary, middle, and high school schedules in the bell schedule below.