Background Information

At the regular July board meeting, the Madison school board approved changing school start times (starting Fall 2019). The board approved the following motion:

It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the changes in school start times as set forth in the materials prepared for the July 30, 2018 Regular Board meeting, with such changes to take effect beginning in the 2019-2020 school year after a planning year during the 2018-2019 school year.

Start/Dismissal Times by School

Allis Elementary

Current

  • Start: 8:30 AM
  • Dismissal: 3:27 PM

2019-2020*

  • Start: 8:40 AM
  • Monday: 2:05 PM
  • Dismissal: 3:37 PM

*One-time Change

Chávez Elementary

Current

  • Start: 8:30 AM
  • Dismissal: 3:27 PM

2019-2020

  • Start: 8:40 AM
  • Monday: 2:05 PM
  • Dismissal: 3:37 PM

2020-2021*

  • Start: 7:50 AM
  • Monday: 1:15 PM
  • Dismissal: 2:47 PM

*And Beyond

Crestwood Elementary

Current

  • Start: 8:30 AM
  • Dismissal: 3:27 PM

2019-2020*

  • Start: 7:50 AM
  • Monday: 1:15 PM
  • Dismissal: 2:47 PM

*One-time Change

Elvehjem Elementary

Current

  • Start: 8:30 AM
  • Dismissal: 3:27 PM

2019-2020

  • Start: 8:40 AM
  • Monday: 2:05 PM
  • Dismissal: 3:37 PM

2020-2021

  • Start: 8:40 AM
  • Monday: 2:05 PM
  • Dismissal: 3:37 PM

2021-2022

  • Start: 7:50 AM
  • Monday: 1:15 PM
  • Dismissal: 2:47 PM

3-Year Process

Emerson Elementary

Current

  • Start: 7:45 AM
  • Dismissal: 2:42 PM

2019-2020*

  • Start: 7:50 AM
  • Monday: 1:15 PM
  • Dismissal: 2:47 PM

*One-time Change

Falk Elementary

Current

  • Start: 7:45 AM
  • Dismissal: 2:42 PM

2019-2020*

  • Start: 7:50 AM
  • Monday: 1:15 PM
  • Dismissal: 2:47 PM

*One-time Change

Franklin Elementary

Current

  • Start: 7:45 AM
  • Dismissal: 2:42 PM

2019-2020*

  • Start: 7:50 AM
  • Monday: 1:15 PM
  • Dismissal: 2:47 PM

*One-time Change

Glendale Elementary

Current

  • Start: 7:45 AM
  • Dismissal: 2:42 PM

2019-2020*

  • Start: 7:50 AM
  • Monday: 1:15 PM
  • Dismissal: 2:47 PM

*One-time Change

Gompers Elementary

Current

  • Start: 8:30 AM
  • Dismissal: 3:27 PM

2019-2020

  • Start: 8:40 AM
  • Monday: 2:05 PM
  • Dismissal: 3:37 PM

2020-2021

  • Start: 8:40 AM
  • Monday: 2:05 PM
  • Dismissal: 3:37 PM

2021-2022

  • Start: 7:50 AM
  • Monday: 1:15 PM
  • Dismissal: 2:47 PM

3-Year Process

Hawthorne Elementary

Current

  • Start: 7:45 AM
  • Dismissal: 2:42 PM

2019-2020*

  • Start: 7:50 AM
  • Monday: 1:15 PM
  • Dismissal: 2:47 PM

*One-time Change

Huegel Elementary

Current

  • Start: 8:30 AM
  • Dismissal: 3:27 PM

2019-2020*

  • Start: 7:50 AM
  • Monday: 1:15 PM
  • Dismissal: 2:47 PM

*One-time Change

Kennedy Elementary

Current

  • Start: 8:30 AM
  • Dismissal: 3:27 PM

2019-2020

  • Start: 8:40 AM
  • Monday: 2:05 PM
  • Dismissal: 3:37 PM

2020-2021

  • Start: 8:40 AM
  • Monday: 2:05 PM
  • Dismissal: 3:37 PM

2021-2022

  • Start: 7:50 AM
  • Monday: 1:15 PM
  • Dismissal: 2:47 PM

3-Year Process

Lake View Elementary

Current

  • Start: 8:30 AM
  • Dismissal: 3:27 PM

2019-2020

  • Start: 8:40 AM
  • Monday: 2:05 PM
  • Dismissal: 3:37 PM

2020-2021

  • Start: 8:40 AM
  • Monday: 2:05 PM
  • Dismissal: 3:37 PM

2021-2022

  • Start: 7:50 AM
  • Monday: 1:15 PM
  • Dismissal: 2:47 PM

3-Year Process

Lapham Elementary

Current

  • Start: 7:45 AM
  • Dismissal: 2:42 PM

2019-2020*

  • Start: 7:50 AM
  • Monday: 1:15 PM
  • Dismissal: 2:47 PM

*One-time Change

Leopold Elementary

Current

  • Start: 7:45 AM
  • Dismissal: 2:42 PM

2019-2020*

  • Start: 7:50 AM
  • Monday: 1:15 PM
  • Dismissal: 2:47 PM

*One-time Change

Lincoln Elementary

Current

  • Start: 8:30 AM
  • Dismissal: 3:27 PM

2019-2020

  • Start: 8:40 AM
  • Monday: 2:05 PM
  • Dismissal: 3:37 PM

2020-2021*

  • Start: 7:50 AM
  • Monday: 1:15 PM
  • Dismissal: 2:47 PM

*And Beyond

Lindbergh Elementary

Current

  • Start: 8:30 AM
  • Dismissal: 3:27 PM

2019-2020*

  • Start: 8:40 AM
  • Monday: 2:05 PM
  • Dismissal: 3:37 PM

*One-time Change

Lowell Elementary

Current

  • Start: 7:45 AM
  • Dismissal: 2:42 PM

2019-2020*

  • Start: 7:50 AM
  • Monday: 1:15 PM
  • Dismissal: 2:47 PM

*One-time Change

Marquette Elementary

Current

  • Start: 7:45 AM
  • Dismissal: 2:42 PM

2019-2020*

  • Start: 7:50 AM
  • Monday: 1:15 PM
  • Dismissal: 2:47 PM

*One-time Change

Mendota Elementary

Current

  • Start: 7:45 AM
  • Dismissal: 2:42 PM

2019-2020

  • Start: 7:50 AM
  • Monday: 1:15 PM
  • Dismissal: 2:47 PM

2020-2021

  • Start: 7:50 AM
  • Monday: 1:15 PM
  • Dismissal: 2:47 PM

2021-2022

  • Start: 8:40 AM
  • Monday: 2:05 PM
  • Dismissal: 3:37 PM

3-Year Process

Midvale Elementary

Current

  • Start: 8:30 AM
  • Dismissal: 3:27 PM

2019-2020

  • Start: 8:40 AM
  • Monday: 2:05 PM
  • Dismissal: 3:37 PM

2020-2021*

  • Start: 7:50 AM
  • Monday: 1:15 PM
  • Dismissal: 2:47 PM

*And Beyond

Muir Elementary

Current

  • Start: 8:30 AM
  • Dismissal: 3:27 PM

2019-2020*

  • Start: 8:40 AM
  • Monday: 2:05 PM
  • Dismissal: 3:37 PM

*One-time Change

Nuestro Mundo Community School - Nuestro Mundo, Inc.

Current

  • Start: 8:30 AM
  • Dismissal: 3:27 PM

2019-2020

  • Start: 8:40 AM
  • Monday: 2:05 PM
  • Dismissal: 3:37 PM

2020-2021

  • Start: 8:40 AM
  • Monday: 2:05 PM
  • Dismissal: 3:37 PM

2021-2022

  • Start: 7:50 AM
  • Monday: 1:15 PM
  • Dismissal: 2:47 PM

3-Year Process

Olson Elementary

Current

  • Start: 8:30 AM
  • Dismissal: 3:27 PM

2019-2020

  • Start: 8:40 AM
  • Monday: 2:05 PM
  • Dismissal: 3:37 PM

2020-2021*

  • Start: 7:50 AM
  • Monday: 1:15 PM
  • Dismissal: 2:47 PM

*And Beyond

Orchard Ridge Elementary

Current

  • Start: 8:30 AM
  • Dismissal: 3:27 PM

2019-2020*

  • Start: 8:40 AM
  • Monday: 2:05 PM
  • Dismissal: 3:37 PM

*One-time Change

Randall Elementary

Current

  • Start: 7:45 AM
  • Dismissal: 2:42 PM

2019-2020*

  • Start: 7:50 AM
  • Monday: 1:15 PM
  • Dismissal: 2:47 PM

*One-time Change

Sandburg Elementary

Current

  • Start: 8:30 AM
  • Dismissal: 3:27 PM

2019-2020*

  • Start: 8:40 AM
  • Monday: 2:05 PM
  • Dismissal: 3:37 PM

*One-time Change

Schenk Elementary

Current

  • Start: 8:30 AM
  • Dismissal: 3:27 PM

2019-2020*

  • Start: 8:40 AM
  • Monday: 2:05 PM
  • Dismissal: 3:37 PM

*One-time Change

Shorewood Elementary

Current

  • Start: 8:30 AM
  • Dismissal: 3:27 PM

2019-2020*

  • Start: 8:40 AM
  • Monday: 2:05 PM
  • Dismissal: 3:37 PM

*One-time Change

Stephens Elementary

Current

  • Start: 7:45 AM
  • Dismissal: 2:42 PM

2019-2020*

  • Start: 7:50 AM
  • Monday: 1:15 PM
  • Dismissal: 2:47 PM

*One-time Change

Thoreau Elementary

Current

  • Start: 8:30 AM
  • Dismissal: 3:27 PM

2019-2020*

  • Start: 7:50 AM
  • Monday: 1:15 PM
  • Dismissal: 2:47 PM

*One-time Change

Van Hise Elementary

Current

  • Start: 8:30 AM
  • Dismissal: 3:27 PM

2019-2020*

  • Start: 8:40 AM
  • Monday: 2:05 PM
  • Dismissal: 3:37 PM

*One-time Change

Badger Rock Middle

Current

  • Start: 8:25 AM
  • Dismissal: 3:30 PM

2019-2020

  • Start: 8:25 AM
  • Monday: 2:30 PM
  • Dismissal: 3:30 PM

2020-2021

  • Start: 8:25 AM
  • Monday: 2:30 PM
  • Dismissal: 3:30 PM

2021-2022

  • Start: 8:40 AM
  • Monday: 2:20 PM
  • Dismissal: 3:52 PM

3-Year Process

Black Hawk Middle

Current

  • Start: 7:35 AM
  • Dismissal: 2:47 PM

2019-2020

  • Start: 7:35 AM
  • Monday: 1:47 PM
  • Dismissal: 2:47 PM

2020-2021

  • Start: 7:35 AM
  • Monday: 1:47 PM
  • Dismissal: 2:47 PM

2021-2022

  • Start: 8:40 AM
  • Monday: 2:20 PM
  • Dismissal: 3:52 PM

3-Year Process

Cherokee Middle

Current

  • Start: 7:35 AM
  • Dismissal: 2:42 PM

2019-2020*

  • Start: 8:40 AM
  • Monday: 2:20 PM
  • Dismissal: 3:52 PM

*One-time Change

Hamilton Middle

Current

  • Start: 7:35 AM
  • Dismissal: 2:42 PM

2019-2020

  • Start: 7:35 AM
  • Monday: 1:42 PM
  • Dismissal: 2:42 PM

2020-2021

  • Start: 8:40 AM
  • Monday: 2:20 PM
  • Dismissal: 3:52 PM

*And Beyond

Jefferson Middle

Current

  • Start: 7:35 AM
  • Dismissal: 2:42 PM

2019-2020*

  • Start: 8:40 AM
  • Monday: 2:20 PM
  • Dismissal: 3:52 PM

*One-time Change

O'Keeffe Middle

Current

  • Start: 7:35 AM
  • Dismissal: 2:42 PM

2019-2020

  • Start: 7:35 AM
  • Monday: 1:52 PM
  • Dismissal: 2:52 PM

2020-2021

  • Start: 7:35 AM
  • Monday: 1:52 PM
  • Dismissal: 2:52 PM

2021-2022

  • Start: 8:40 AM
  • Monday: 2:20 PM
  • Dismissal: 3:52 PM

3-Year Process

Sennett Middle

Current

  • Start: 7:35 AM
  • Dismissal: 2:42 PM

2019-2020

  • Start: 7:35 AM
  • Monday: 1:42 PM
  • Dismissal: 2:42 PM

2020-2021

  • Start: 7:35 AM
  • Monday: 1:42 PM
  • Dismissal: 2:42 PM

2021-2022

  • Start: 8:40 AM
  • Monday: 2:20 PM
  • Dismissal: 3:52 PM

3-Year Process

Sherman Middle

Current

  • Start: 7:35 AM
  • Dismissal: 2:47 PM

2019-2020

  • Start: 7:35 AM
  • Monday: 1:47 PM
  • Dismissal: 2:47 PM

2020-2021

  • Start: 7:35 AM
  • Monday: 1:47 PM
  • Dismissal: 2:47 PM

2021-2022

  • Start: 8:40 AM
  • Monday: 2:20 PM
  • Dismissal: 3:52 PM

3-Year Process

Spring Harbor Middle

Current

  • Start: 7:35 AM
  • Dismissal: 2:42 PM

2019-2020*

  • Start: 8:40 AM
  • Monday: 2:20 PM
  • Dismissal: 3:52 PM

*One-time Change

Toki Middle

Current

  • Start: 7:35 AM
  • Dismissal: 2:42 PM

2019-2020

  • Start: 7:35 AM
  • Monday: 1:42 PM
  • Dismissal: 2:42 PM

2020-2021*

  • Start: 8:40 AM
  • Monday: 2:20 PM
  • Dismissal: 3:52 PM

*And Beyond

Whitehorse Middle

Current

  • Start: 7:35 AM
  • Dismissal: 2:42 PM

2019-2020

  • Start: 7:35 AM
  • Monday: 1:42 PM
  • Dismissal: 2:42 PM

2020-2021

  • Start: 7:35 AM
  • Monday: 1:42 PM
  • Dismissal: 2:42 PM

2021-2022

  • Start: 8:40 AM
  • Monday: 2:20 PM
  • Dismissal: 3:52 PM

3-Year Process

Wright Middle

Current

  • Start: 8:13 AM
  • Dismissal: 3:24 PM

2019-2020

  • Start:8:13 AM
  • Monday: 2:24 PM
  • Dismissal: 3:24 PM

2020-2021*

  • Start: 8:40 AM
  • Monday: 2:20 PM
  • Dismissal: 3:52 PM

*And Beyond

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Implementation Plan

We'll have a planning year in 2018-2019 and a phased-in approach over three years:proposed start times

Presentation

View this presentation to learn more about the school start times plan.