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School Schedules, Closings & Delays

Normal School Hours:

  • Elementary Schools: 8:50 a.m. - 3:38 p.m.
  • Great Valley Middle School: 7:40 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Great Valley High School: 7:40 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Half-Day Schedule:

  • Elementary schools dismiss at 12:00 p.m.
  • Secondary schools dismiss at 11:00 a.m.

District Office:

  • Monday thru Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Monday thru Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Summer)

School Closings & Delays

Weather or other unforeseen circumstances sometimes call for school closings, late openings, or early dismissals. Information about these schedule changes is shared with the school community: 

GVMS Bell Schedule

Advocacy Base 7:40 a.m. - 7:50 a.m.
1st Period 7:53 a.m. - 8:36 a.m.
2nd Period 8:39 a.m. - 9:22 a.m.
3rd Period 9:25 a.m. - 10:08 a.m.
4th Period 10:11 a.m. - 10:54 a.m.
Lunch, 5th and 6th Periods
6thGrade 7th Grade 8th Grade
Lunch
10:56 - 11:26
5th Period
10:57 - 11:40
5th Period
10:57 - 11:40
5th Period
11:28 - 12:11
Lunch
11:42-12:12
6th Period
11:43 - 12:26
6th Period
12:14 - 12:57
6th Period
12:14 - 12:57
Lunch
12:28 - 12:58
7th Period 1:00 p.m. - 1:43 p.m.
Afternoon Announcements 1:43 p.m. - 1:44 p.m.
8th Period 1:47 - 2:30

Sports Practice is from 2:35 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

GVMS Delayed Opening Schedule

Advocacy Base 9:40 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.
1st Period 9:53 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.
2nd Period 10:23 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.
Lunch, 3rd, and 4th Periods
6thGrade 7th Grade 8th Grade
Lunch
10:53 - 11:23
3rd Period
10:53 - 11:23
3rd Period
10:53 - 11:23
3rd Period
11:26 - 11:54
Lunch
11:26 - 11:54
4th Period
11:26 - 11:56
4th Period
11:57 - 12:27
4th Period
11:57 - 12:27
Lunch
11:59 - 12:27
5th Period 12:30 p.m. - 12:57 p.m.
6th Period 1:00 p.m. - 1:27 p.m.
7th Period 1:30 p.m. - 1:57 p.m.
8th Period 2:03 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.