JPS Releases Scheduling Format

JAMESTOWN –The city’s Public Schools will open Wednesday, September 6th . The first day of school, at all Jamestown schools, will be a Superintendent’s Conference Day per Spokeswoman Cathy Panebianco.

All students will be dismissed at 11:30 a.m per Panebianco. All JPS main offices are now open for business.

Elementary school start time is slated for 8:20 a.m. The first full day for elementary students will be Thursday, September 7th with dismissal time at 3:00 p.m. There will be no Universal Prekindergarten (UPK) classes on September 6th. The first day of UPK is Thursday, September 7th.

Middle school doors will open to students at 8:25 a.m. Homeroom begins at 8:30 a.m. Middle school students will report for a full day of school on Thursday, September 7th. The student day will end at 3:05 p.m.

Jamestown High School students should report to their homerooms on September 6th, by 8:00 a.m. Students who did not receive a homeroom assignment can call the School Counseling Office at 483-4366 or look at the homeroom lists posted around JHS on the first day. JHS students will report for a full day of classes on September 7th with a modified schedule to accommodate class meetings. School will be dismissed at 3:00 p.m. beginning on September 7th.

All after school programming will begin on Thursday, September 7th. The breakfast program will begin at all buildings on the first day of school, Wednesday, September 6th. The lunch program at all schools will begin on Thursday, September 7th. There will be no charge for breakfast and lunch at all schools. To opt-out of the Free Breakfast and Lunch Program, please contact the Food Service office at 483-4398. School menus are available on the Jamestown Public Schools website ( under “School Menus” on the home page.

District bus service will also begin on Tuesday, September 6th. All students currently scheduled for bus transportation will receive a postcard detailing the pick-up and drop-off times and location.