Students are permitted to enter the building at 7:15 am. Students are not allowed in the hallway until 7:45 am. Early arrivals must report to and remain in the cafeteria until 7:45 am. Free breakfast is available for all students from 7:15-7:40 am. Plan to arrive at school by 7:45 am to have optimal time to go to lockers, lavatory, etc. and be in class on time. The first bell rings at 7:55 am warning students that they have five minutes to get to class. School begins at 8:00 am daily! Students not in the classroom at 8:00 am are tardy.
Dismissal is at 3:20 pm. Students must leave the building by 3:30 pm unless they are participating in a supervised activity with a staff sponsor. It is imperative that parents make arrangements for students to be picked up at the end of the day. Students who have not been picked up by 3:30 pm must wait outside of the building. Campus must be cleared by 3:40 pm.
Early Dismissal Policy
An Early Dismissal Form must be submitted to your child’s counselor upon arrival to school if they need to leave early. Once the verification process is completed, your child will receive written permission for early dismissal from class/school. The student must present the early dismissal pass to the teacher and report to the counseling center for pick up. Students will only be released to a parent or legal guardian as indicated in our Student Information System. Parents must present valid ID for early dismissal request.
Early dismissals will not be granted after 2:50 p.m.
Renaissance High School is a closed campus. Students are not to leave the building between 7:15 am and 3:20 pm without a written pass from a Counselor or Administrator, unless they are registered in a dual enrollment or internship program.