Plano schools operate on staggered start times as follows.
Early Childhood Schools
- Beaty, Isaacs & Pearson (full day) 7:55 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
- Head Start (full day) 7:55 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
- Pre-K (full day) at Barron, Boggess, Christie, Forman, Haggar, IB World School at Huffman, Hughston, Jackson, Mathews, Memorial, Mendenhall, Mitchell, Sigler, Thomas & Weatherford: 7:40 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Elementary Schools (grades K-5)
- 7:40 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Middle Schools (grades 6-8)
- 8:25 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
High/Senior High Schools (grades 9-12)
- 9:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Academy High School
- 9:20 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Health Sciences Academy and IB World School
- 9:00 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Guinn Special Programs Center
- Elementary (grades K-5) – 7:40 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.
- Middle, High/Senior High (grades 6-12) – 8:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.