School Hours

  • School Day

    8:00 am to 2:45 pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday.

    8:00 am - 1:45 pm on Wednesdays

    First bell rings at 7:55 am

    Soft Start - 7:45 am Students are allowed in classrooms

    Before & After Care

    6:30 am to 8:00 am and 2:45 pm to 6:00 pm

     Office Hours

    7:15 am to 4:00 pm


    Storm Delay and Storm Closures

    When our school is on a delayed start:

    • Walnut Hills will start at 9:00 am and dismiss at 2:45 pm. (Do not bring your child until after
      8:45 am)
    • On delayed start days, ALL before school activities, field trips, and special school events will
      be cancelled.
    • Cougar Club (Before School) will be open at 6:30 a.m. for students signed up for the
    • Storm delays or closings will also be announced starting at 6:00 am on television channels:
      2 (WB2), 4 (KCNC), 7(KMGH), 9(KUSA) and 13 (FOX 31)

    When a school is closed:

    • Before and After School Day Care Programs at the closed schools will be canceled and
    • All activities scheduled in District facilities are canceled.
    • If schools are closed due to severe weather, the District may extend the school year to make
      up for the missed days.


    Information is also available on our District website's School Delays & Closures page. 

Last Modified on June 15, 2023