Garden City Public Schools will have new ending times for the 2023-24 school year. This was due to the approval of the negotiated agreement between the school district and the Garden City Education Association.
The agreement to the daily student contact time by 20 minutes and the number of contract days was increased one day for the school year. Student contact changes from 420 minutes to 400 minutes/day, which increases total days from 169.5 to 170.5 for the district.
The start times for the elementary schools in the district will be 8:30 a.m. The schools will release at 3:50 p.m. daily.
The intermediate centers in the district will start at 8:30 a.m. and will let out at 3:45 p.m. every day.
The middle schools in the district will start at 7:50 a.m. and will end school at 2:50 p.m. each day.
The Garden City Achieve will start at 8:20 a.m. and will let out at 3:20 p.m.
The Garden City High School will start at 7:50 a.m. and will end the school day at 3:00 p.m.
Garfield Early Childhood Center’s morning session will start at 8:30 a.m. and end at 11:35 a.m. The afternoon session will start at 12:15 p.m. and end at 3:20 p.m.
The district is asking parents to update their contact information with the schools. The district needs this contact information so buildings can contact families on any updates as we progress through the school year.
The first day of school for the 2023-24 school year will be Tuesday, August 15 with a half-day orientation for students in grades kindergarten through fifth, seventh, ninth and tenth, and all students new to Garden City Public Schools. The first full day of school for the district will be Wednesday, August 16, 2023. All classes for elementary through high school will be in session for the start of the 2023-24 school year.
The first day of school for Garfield Early Childhood Center is Monday, August 21, 2023. The morning session will start at 8:30 a.m. and the afternoon session will begin at 12:15 p.m.
School start and end time can be found here.