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School hours

The times identified below are the starting and ending times for the instructional minutes within the school day. Time to report to class and dismissal are excluded.

The instructional day start and end times for the 2019–2020 school year are listed chronologically by start times below:

 Start Time

David Thibodaux STEM Magnet Academy


6:40 AM


2:04 PM


Acadiana High School
Carencro High School
Ovey Comeaux High School
Lafayette High School
Northside High School
Southside High School

7:05 AM

2:35 PM

WD & Mary Baker Smith Career Center
Shuttle Transportation
7:25 AM

2:05 PM

Lerosen Preparatory School

7:40 AM
2:30 PM

All Elementary Schools not listed below

7:55 AM
3:10 PM

Milton Elementary/Middle School

7:55 AM

3:10 PM
JW James Elementary School
Myrtle Place Elementary School

8:25 AM

3:40 PM

Alice Boucher Elementary School

8:30 AM
3:45 PM

LJ Alleman Middle School
Lafayette Middle School
Early College Academy
ECA Calendar based on SLCC Calendar

8:30 AM

3:50 PM
All Middle School not listed above

8:35 AM

3:50 PM

Truman Early Childhood Education Center


8:45 AM
3:45 PM

E. J. Sam Accelerated School of Lafayette – 244 day Calendar

Session 1
7:30 AM - 10:50 AM

Session 2
11:05 AM - 2:05 PM

Some Lafayette Magnet programs may have different school hours. Please contact your school to verify start and dismissal times.
For bell schedules, please contact your school directly: School Directory