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Mill Valley Back to School Schedules 2012-2013

Mill Valley Patch has your essential info for students, parents and local drivers. What time does school start? What time does it end?

As school starts in the upcoming week, it's not just parents who want to know our local school schedules. Locals should know all the major school schedules around Mill Valley-- so everyone knows when to be on alert for kids and cars!

All  schools start September 10 to accommodate summer construction projects.

Here are the local school schedules:

Mill Valley Middle School

School starts at 8:15 a.m and is out at 2:25 p.m. on Mondays and Fridays, 3:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and 1:54 p.m. for early release on Wednesdays.

For a detailed daily class schedule, click here.

Edna Maguire Elementary:

All grades start at 8:30 a.m.
Kindergarten is out at 11:50 p.m.
Grades 1-5 are out at 2:50 p.m.; except on Wednesdays when they are out at 1:45 p.m.

For a link to the Car Line pickup policy, procedure and placard, click here.

Old Mill School

Kindgergarten starts at 8:30 a.m. and ends at noon for the first few weeks of school. Beginning Monday, October 1, kindergarten students will begin a full day schedule with dismissal at 1:30 p.m.

Grades 1 through 5 start school at 8:30 a.m. and end school at 2:50 p.m., except on Wednesdays when school is out at 1:45 p.m. for early dismissal.

For a good list of frequently asked questions, click here.

Park School:

Kindergarten at Park School has an early dismissal schedule from September 1 - September 23.  Under that schedule, school is from 8:30 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. Regular kindergarten hours begin September 26 with school going from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

For grades 1-5, school starts at 8:30 and is out by 2:50 p.m., except on Wednesdays when early dismissal is at 1:45 p.m.

Strawberry Point School:

First bell for open classrooms is at 8:25 a.m. at Strawberry Point School.  Kindergarten lets out at 11:50 a.m. for the first few weeks of school. Beginning Sept. 17, school for kindergartners gets out at 1:40 p.m.

Grades 1-5 start at 8:25 a.m. and are out at 2:50 p.m., except for Wednesdays when early dismissal lets out at 1:45 p.m.

More information is on the school's website under the "for parents" link.

Tamalpais Valley School:

Kindergarten starts at 8:30 a.m. and lets out at 11:50 a.m. for the first weeks of school. Beginning Sept. 28, the school schedule for kindergartners is 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Grades 1-5 start school at 8:30 a.m. and get out at 2:50 p.m., except for Wednesday, when school is out at 1:45 p.m.

Like many of the schools, there is playground supervision in the morning from 8 - 8:30 a.m.

For more info on schedules, look in the "About Us" section of the school's website.

Tamalpais High School:

Although not technically in the Mill Valley School District, the Tam High schedule has an impact on local traffic.

School begins on August 22 and starts at 8 a.m. daily, but lets out at 2:25 p.m. on Mondays, 3:25 p.m. on Tuesdays & Thursdays, and 2:45 p.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays.

The first scheduled minimum day is Sept. 14 and school is out at 12:35 p.m.

For a printable version of the daily schedule, look on the "About Us" page of the school's website.


Be sure to check your school's website for parking, drop-off/pick-up procedures, and frequently asked questions.  Each school name above is linked to its webpage.

tiare frontera September 08, 2012 at 07:21 PM
I am completely clueless about Edna Maguire's kindergarten schedule for pick up times after september. its the only school that does not mention anything about the early release only lasting for september. i am a nanny for 2 kindergarteners at Edna & Old Mill so i need to know. can anyone help me figure this out? thanks


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