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UCSD Late Start Every Monday: Start Times Per Building

Every Monday is a “Late Start Monday” for all UCSD students (preschool through 12th grades). Our preschool program, elementary schools, middle school, and high school utilize this time for professional learning and collaboration. Bus routes will run later to coincide with the late start time. Dismissal time at the end of the day remains the same. Thank you for making adjustments in your schedule to accommodate this time. 

Kindergarten – 12th Grade “Late Start Monday” Times:

  • Karen Acres — 9:55 AM*
  • Olmsted — 9:55 AM*
  • Valerius — 9:55 AM*
  • Webster — 9:55 AM*
  • Urbandale Middle School — 9:15 AM 
  • Urbandale High School — 9:20 AM
  • Metro West Learning Academy — 8:40 AM (Note: Metro West AM Session will begin at the regular time on Mondays as Metro West does not have a late start on Mondays.)

*Late Start time is updated for the 2023–24 school year.

Preschool “Late Start Monday” Information:

  • NO instructional preschool will be offered on Monday for three or four-year-olds who attend half-day AM or PM preschool.
  • Three-year-old students who attend half-day instructional preschool, half-day wrap-around care and before/after programming may be dropped off between 6:30 AM – 9:15 AM on Monday mornings.
  • Three and four-year-old students who are enrolled to attend all day instructional preschool from 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM, will start preschool at 10:00 AM on Monday mornings. 
  • Four-year-old students who attend all day preschool from 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM and before/after school programming, may be dropped off between 6:30 AM – 10:00 AM on Monday mornings.

Adventuretime Before School Childcare:
Our Adventuretime Before School Childcare program still opens at the regular start time of 6:30 AM on Late Start Mondays. Late Start student drop off will be from 6:30 AM – 9:15 AM (Note: there will be no Adventuretime staff at the door past 9:15 AM).