• Atlanta Public Schools Bell Schedule 

    2019-20 Bell Schedule

    These changes took effect on the first day of the 2013-14 school year and will continue with the 2019-20 school year. 

    • APS elementary schools will begin at 8:00 a.m. and end at 2:30 p.m.
    • APS middle schools will begin at 9:05 a.m. and end at 4:05 p.m.
    • APS high schools will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 3:30 p.m.

    Schools with Modified Times

    • Forrest Hill Academy – 9:30 a.m. to 4:16 p.m.
    • N. Atlanta High – 8:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
    • Sutton Sixth Grade Academy – 9:15 a.m. to 4:05 p.m.
    • Sutton Middle (7-8) – 9:15 a.m. to 4:05 p.m.
    • Whitefoord Early Learning Academy – 7:45 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.

    Schools will continue to open to receive all students 30 minutes prior to the beginning of the instructional day. Bus riders will be received upon arrival. Other students may not arrive at school prior to the times listed below unless they are enrolled in a school-provided before care program. Students must depart within 15 minutes of the end of the instructional day unless they are supervised in an afterschool program or extracurricular activity. 

    Students who arrive prior to the school opening times below or depart after the closing times below may be referred to the school social worker.