It's August, so school is coming quickly. Here is when kids in Delaware County can expect to head back to school:

Chester Upland School District

First day of school is Sept. 3.

Chester High School 7:30 a.m.– 2:40 p.m.

STEM Academy 7:45 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Chester Upland School of the Arts (CUSA), Main Street, Stetser and Toby are 8:45 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Chichester School District

Sept. 3

  •  First Day of School – Grades 1-12
  •  Kindergarten Orientation at Elementary Schools
  •  Boothwyn – 6 p.m
  •  Hilltop  - 5 p.m
  •  Linwood
  •  Marcus Hook
  •  Boothwyn Elementary – Kindergarten Sneak-a-Peek, Sessions at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.
  •  Linwood Elementary- Kindergarten Sneak-a-Peek , Sessions 9:30-10 a.m. and 1– 1:30 p.m.

Sept. 4

  • Hilltop Elementary – Kindergarten Sneak-a-Peek, Last Name A-J is 9:30-9:50 a.m., Last Name K-Z is 10:10 – 10:30 a.m.
  • Marcus Hook Elementary, Kindergarten Sneak-a-Peek, 10 a.m.

Sept. 5

First Day of School – Kindergarten

Garnet Valley School District

First day of school is September 3

Grades 1-5: 8:40 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.

Kindergarten

AM Session: 8:40- 11:30 a.m.

PM Session: 12:30- 3:15 p.m.

Grades 6-8: 7:30 a.m.- 2:24 p.m.

High School: 7:35 a.m.- 2:38 p.m.

Haverford School District

Aug. 22 and Aug. 28 Freshman Class Visitation Days. Visit the High School website for specific details. 

Aug. 27 Teachers and Support Staff return 

Sept. 3   First day for students

Kindergarten

AM: 8:35– 11:25 a.m. 

PM: 12:50 – 3:30 p.m. 

Grades 1 – 5: 8:35 a.m.– 3:30 p.m.

Haverford Middle School

Homeroom begins at 7:50 a.m.

Haverford High School

First block starts at 7:30 a.m.

Interboro School District

First Day of School

Sept. 3

Kindergarten Academy Open House:

Last Names A-I, 9– 10 a.m.; Last Names J-Z, 10:30– 11:30 a.m.

Sept. 4

Kindergarten Early Dismissal, 8:15-11:35a.m.

Community Schools, Grades 1-8

Glenolden, Norwood, Prospect Park, Tinicum

Grade 1, 1-2:30 p.m.

Grades 2-8, 8:15- 11:35 a.m.

High School

Sept. 3– freshman only, 7:40 a.m.– 2:20 p.m.

September 4– all grades, 7:40 a.m.– 2:20 p.m.

Marple Newtown School District

School begins on Sept. 3

Culbertson: 9 a.m. to – 3:30 p.m.

Loomis: 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Russell: 9:05 a.m. – 3:35 p.m.

Worrall: 8:50 a.m. – 3:20 p.m.

Paxon Hollow : 8 a.m. – 2:55 p.m.

High School: 7:45 a.m.– 2:35 p.m.

AM Kindergarten: 9 a.m.- 11:45 a.m.

PM Kindergarten: 12:30– 3:15 p.m.

Penn Delco School District

Schools open this year on Sept. 3.

Sun Valley High School: 7:30 a.m.

Northley Middle School: 8:15 a.m.

All Elementary students:  8:50 a.m.

Aston Elementary

Coebourn Elementary

Parkside Elementary

Pennell Elementary 

AM Kindergarten is at 8:40 a.m.

PM Kindrgarten is at 12:40 p.m.

The Penn Delco community can go to pdsd.org or the Penn Delco Facebook page for continuing updates on Back to School this month. 

Radnor School District

First day for grades 1-12 is Tuesday, September 3

Radnor High School: 8:30 a.m.

Radnor Middle School: 7:50 a.m.

All Elementary students (Ithan, Radnor and Wayne): 9:07 a.m.

First Day for Kindergarten is Thursday, Sept. 5

Orientation and Screenings are Sept. 3 and 4

Community members can go to the district's online calendar at www.RTSD.org for more event information. The back-to-school webpage has all the most pertinent information at https://www.rtsd.org/domain/1453.

Ridley School District

Elementary

August 27, 28, and 29, 8:40-11:45 a.m.

Sept. 3 - All grades begin full days 8:40-3:05 p.m.,  

Wednesdays - 8:40-2:15 p.m.

Kindergarten Orientation will be during the week of August 27, but parents should check with the individual elementary school for exact times. 

Kindergarten will begin regular sessions on Sept. 3.

Middle School 

August 27 - 8th grade only  -  8:25 a.m.-12 p.m.

                          August 28 - 7th grade only -   8:25 a.m. -12 p.m.

                          August 29 - 6th grade only -   8:25 a.m.-12 p.m.

                          Sept. 3 - All grades begin full day -  8:25 a.m. - 2:49 p.m.

High School

August 27 - 9th grade only - 7:35-11:11 a.m.

                        August 28 - All grades report - 7:35-11:11 a.m.

                        August 29 - All grade report - 7:35-11:11 a.m.

                        Sept. 3 - All grades begin full days, 7:35 a.m.-2:33 p.m.

Students should arrive in dress code and bring their iPad.

Rose Tree Media School District

Penncrest High School - Sept. 9 at 7 a.m.

Springton Lake Middle - Sept. 5 at 7 a.m.

Glenwood Elementary - Grades K-2 - Sept. 17 at 7 a.m.

                                   Grades 3-5 - Sept. 18 at 7 a.m.

Indian Lane Elementary - Sept. 11 at 7 a.m.

Media Elementary - Sept. 10 at 7 a.m.

Rose Tree Elementary - Sept.r 19 at 7 a.m.

Southeast Delco School District 

First Day of School

Grades 1 – 8

Aug. 28 at 8:40 a.m.

Kindergarten Boys Only

Aug. 28 at 8:50 a.m.

Kindergarten Girls Only

Aug. 29 at 8:50  a.m.

Grade 9

Aug. 28 at 7:35 a.m.

Grades 10 – 12

Aug. 29 at 7:35 a.m.

Schools will be closed  Aug. 30 and Sep.2

All grades will report to school on Sept. 3 at the times listed above.

Springfield School District

Scenic Hills and Sabold Elementary Schools

Second grade drop-in day, Aug. 28, 3:30-5 p.m. 

Schedule for the first two days of school of the 2019-20 school year for Springfield School District:

Early Dismissal Schedule on Sept. 3 and 4

  • Springfield High School- 7:30- 10:30 a.m.
  •  E.T. Richardson Middle School- 7:45 – 11 a.m
  •  Scenic and Sabold Elementary Schools- 9 - 11:30 a.m.

           First Grade- 9 – 12 p.m.

           Kindergarten-    Sept. 3 – PM Session only- 1-3:30 p.m.

           Sept. 4– AM Session only-  9-11:30 a.m.

Unionville-Chadds Ford School District

First Day of School: Monday, August 26

School Hours: 

Unionville High School - 8 a.m. - 2:43 p.m.

Patton Middle School  - 8 a.m. - 2:43 p.m.

Elementary Schools - 9:10 a.m. - 3:40 p.m.

Chadds Ford Elementary School

Pocopson Elementary School

Unionville Elementary School 

HIllendale Elementary School

New for this year:

Unionville High School is modifying its schedule to include an hour "Lunch and Learn" program.

Upper Darby School District

First Day of School

Elementary Schools

Aug. 26, 8:50 a.m. - 12:05 p.m.

Middle Schools

* Beverly Hills, Aug. 26, 8- 11:20 a.m.

* Drexel Hills, Aug. 26, 8:30- 11:50 a.m

Upper Darby High School

* Aug. 26, 9th and 10th grades, 7:30 - 11:20 a.m.

* Aug. 27, 11th and 12th grades, 7:30 - 11:20 a.m.

Wallingford-Swarthmore School District

First Day is Sept. 3

Orientation for Grades 1-12 and kindergarten

Nether Providence Elementary– 8:45 a.m.

Swarthmore Rutledge School– 8:45 a.m.

Wallingford Elementary School– 8:45 a.m.

Strath Haven Middle School– 7:50 a.m.

Strath Haven High School – 7:35 a.m.

William Penn School District

Sneak Peek

The district’s “Sneak Peek” Open House will be held on August 28 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The Open House is for parents and students to meet and greet the principal and become familiar with the school building.  

First Day of School:

Sept. 4– Grades 1-7 and Grades 9-12

Sept. 5– Grade 8 (No School for Grade 7)

Sept. 4, 5, and 6 – Kindergarten Conferences

Sept. 9– First Day for Kindergarten

School Hours

Penn Wood High School – 7:30 a.m. to 2:17 p.m.

Penn Wood Middle School – 8 a.m. to 2:50 p.m.

Elementary Schools – 8:40 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Administrative Changes

*         Aldan Elementary School Principal – Dr. Dawnee Watson-Bouie

*         Ardmore Avenue Elementary School Principal – Mr. Kyle Hill

*         Evans Elementary School Principal – Ms. Janet Braker

*         Park Lane Elementary School Principal – Ms. Dujuana Ambrose

*         Penn Wood Middle School Principal – Mr. Joseph Denelsbeck

*         Penn Wood Middle School Assistant Principal – Dr. Matthew Lammons

*         Penn Wood Middle School Assistant Principal – Mr. Warren Danenza

Mandatory re-registration required for high school freshmen

Students scheduled to begin 9th grade must be re-registered by a parent/guardian before the start of school. Students expected to begin 9th grade who have not been re-registered by the start of the 2019-2020 school year will not be admitted to school until the re-registration process has been completed. Parents should call the Registration Office at 610-284-8005 ext. 1234 to schedule an appointment to complete the re-registration process.

 


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