Bell times changing

  • Posted: Friday, August 16, 2013 1:23 a.m.
    UPDATED: Friday, August 16, 2013 1:42 a.m.

The school day is getting a little bit longer for 17 elementary schools this year.

To make sure they provide the minimum instructional hours required by the state for a 180-day academic year, these schools will be adding between 10 and 20 minutes to their schedules.


Elementary schools changing their bell times for 2013-14 include Bostian, China Grove, Cleveland, Enochville, Faith, Granite Quarry, Hanford Dole, Hurley, Isenberg, Landis, Millbridge, Morgan, Mount Ulla, Overton, Rockwell, Shive and Woodleaf.

Some are changing only the start or end times, while a few are adjusting both. Please see the accompanying chart for details.

In addition, Knox Middle School will keep its day the same length but shift it five minutes earlier, in order to better coordinate bus transportation.

Rowan-Salisbury bell times

School Start Dismissal Change

Bostian 8:00 2:45 Added 15 minutes

Carson 7:30 2:30

China Grove Elem. 8:30 3:15 Added 15 minutes

China Grove Middle 8:20 3:20

Cleveland 7:30 2:15 Added 15 minutes

Corriher-Lipe 8:20 3:20

East Rowan High 7:40 2:25

Enochville 7:45 2:30 Added 15 minutes

Erwin 8:10 3:20

Faith 8:30 3:15 Added 15 minutes

Granite Quarry 7:45 2:30 Added 15 minutes

Hanford-Dole 7:55 2:40 Added 10 minutes

Henderson Ind. 8:15 3:00

Hurley 7:45 2:30 Added 15 minutes

Isenberg 8:00 2:45 Added 15 minutes

Knollwood 7:45 2:30

Koontz 8:30 3:15

Knox 8:35 3:35 Changed from 8:30/3:30

Landis 7:45 2:30 Added 15 minutes

Millbridge 8:20 3:05 Added 15 minutes

Morgan 8:00 2:45 Added 5 min a.m./10 min p.m.

Mt. Ulla 8:00 2:45 Added 15 minutes

North Elementary 8:00 2:45

North Rowan High 7:30 2:30

North Middle 8:20 3:20

Overton 7:30 2:15 Added 10 min a.m./5 min p.m.

Rockwell 7:45 2:30 Added 10 min a.m./10 min p.m.

Rowan County EC 9:30 4:30

Salisbury 7:30 2:30

Shive 8:20 3:05 Added 15 minutes

Southeast 7:20 2:25

South Rowan 7:30 2:26

West Rowan High 7:30 2:25

West Middle 8:15 3:15

Woodleaf 8:00 2:45 Added 15 minutes

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