Students in grades K-6 will have late start days during the 2021-22 school year. Schools will start two hours later than their regular times on those days.
Teachers will be working together in planning and preparing learning experiences for scholars. The time used by teachers during the late start days is in addition to staff development done during the summer and outside of the school day.
Hopkins Public Schools’ buses will pick up students two hours later than normal. At the end of the school day, buses will run their regular schedules.
Your school provides limited low-cost child care on late start days for families who need it. Registration information can be obtained from your student's school, or forms will be sent home with families.
Kids & Company
Kids & Company opens at its regular 7:00 a.m. time. Kids & Company will have activities for children until the beginning of the late start school day. This is only available to children currently enrolled in the Kids & Company program before school on Thursdays.
Late Start Days 2021-22 (as of December 15)
January 13 CANCELLED
March 10 CANCELLED
May 5 CANCELLED
All late start dates in this school year are for grades K-6 only.
A full-year view of the 2022-23 testing schedule is available for download.
PDF of the 2022-23 Testing SchedulePlease note that this document may not be accessible with a screen reader or other accessibility device. To access this calendar information with a screen reader, you may find the same information listed below.
Assessment Description and Purpose:
Grades K & 1, aReading and aMath: Computer adaptive broad measures of reading and math, approximately 30 minutes per subject.
Grades 2-6, FASTtrack Reading & FASTtrack Math: a bundle of 2 assessments per subject,
1) A computer adaptive broad measure (aReading and aMath), approximately 30 minutes each subject.
2) A very specific measure of skills, approximately 5 minutes per subject.