Many lowcountry schools see new bell times in 2015-16 academic year

Published: Aug. 12, 2015 at 4:58 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 12, 2015 at 5:14 PM EDT
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SOUTH CAROLINA (WCSC) - Parents, get ready to reset your clocks. As many lowcountry students prepare to head to class to start the new academic year, many will now report earlier than before.

In Charleston County, the new schedule applies to students in District 9, which includes Johns and Wadmalaw islands.

Dorchester District Two has now divided start times based on grade level, with elementary students, middle, and high school each reporting at separate times.

Changes in the Berkeley County School District are few, but includes a 30-minute difference for Berkeley Alternative School. The school day will now begin at 8:55 a.m. and end at 3:55 p.m.

Other changes are listed below:

St. Johns High School:  7:20a.m.-2:20p.m.
Haut Gap Middle School:  7:30a.m.-2:30p.m.
Angel Oak Elementary School:  8:15a.m.-3:15p.m.
Frierson Elementary School:  8:15a.m.-3:15p.m.
Mt. Zion Elementary School: 8:15a.m.-3:15p.m.

Elementary School:  7:15a.m-2:15p.m.
Middle School:  8:10a.m-3:10p.m.
High School: 8:55a.m.-3:55p.m.
Berkeley Alternative School:  8:55a.m.-3:35 p.m.                 
Berkeley High School:  8:45 a.m.-3:50 p.m.               
Cane Bay High School:  8:40 a.m.-3:45 p.m.                
Goose Creek High School: 8:40 a.m.-3:45p.m.               
Stratford High School:  8:40 a.m.-3:45 p.m.                 
Timberland High School:  8:40 a.m.-3:45 p.m.                  
Cane Bay Middle School:  8 a.m.-3:05 p.m.                      
Daniel Island School:  8:20 a.m.-3:15 p.m.    
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