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School Hours


Pepper Tree School Hours

Regular School Day

  • Kindergarten Early Bird Session 8:00 a.m. - 11:25 a.m.
  • Kindergarten Late Bird Session  9:50 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • Grades 1-6 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Modified Day (shortened school days)

  • All Kindergarten students attend 8:00-11:25 a.m.
  • Grades 1-6   8:00 a.m. - 1:05 p.m.

Note: Modified days are listed on our school calendar as "minimum days." Other schools may refer to these shortened days as "compact days."

Modified days are observed on Back-to-School Night, Parent/Teacher Conference days, and Open House. In addition, there will be a modified day EACH Wednesday for curriculum development and instructional planning purposes.

Before School Rules

  • Students crossing the street to get to school will use the crosswalk and follow all instructions given by the crossing attendant.
  • Students coming to school by private vehicles need to be dropped off at the curb in the drop off zone in the east parking lot or parents may park in the west parking lot and walk the child to front gate.
  • Students riding the bus will follow all the bus rules.
  • The campus is open to students beginning at 7:40 AM each day.  Students needing to be dropped off earlier need to be enrolled in before school day care.
  • Beginning at 7:40 AM, primary students are to go directly to the primary playground when they arrive until the first bell rings at 7:55.
  • Students in grades 1-6 who enter from the front of the school are to go directly to the playground.  Grades 1-3 should go to the lower playground and grades 4-6 should walk up to the upper playground.  Students may only go to classrooms before school with a note from the teacher.
  • Parents should not be in the classroom corridors before school starts unless you have made arrangements with the teacher.
  • Students freeze when the first bell rings and wait to be dismissed by the teacher on duty.
  • Students should be in their classrooms ready to begin the day when the tardy bell rings.  Students not in the classroom prior to the tardy bell need to check in at the office before entering the classroom.
Pepper Tree School Hours

Shine on The Sign

Marquee The Pepper Tree PTA is excited to bring a new idea to Pepper Tree!  You can fill out forms to announce "Happy Birthday" or "Congratulations" on Pepper Tree's School marquee to a specific person!

The cost if just $10 per day and there is a limit of only five personalized messages each day.

The purchase price will go towards the activities and enhancements for our school that are paid for by the PTA.  There is a 2-line maximum and the form has to be filled out two weeks in advance.

The announcement will "shine" for one day.  Forms for "Shine on the Sing" can be picked up from the office.