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2014-15 Back-to-School Basics

Welcome, Akron Public Schools students and parents! Back to School

The first day of school is Thurssday, August 28, 2014.

← If you don't see what you need on this page, use the drop-down menu on the left or download the complete Parent Handbook at the bottom of this page.

Important Dates for Students and Parents
List of Important Dates

Registration Information
Akron Public Schools is now enrolling students for the 2014-15 school year. For more information, call our Central Registration Office at 330.761.2735; or click here.

School Day Schedule

  • Elementary Schools: 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. (exception is Harris, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.)
  • Middle Schools: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. (exceptions are Buchtel CLC 7-8, 8:10 a.m.-3:10 p.m.; Akron Opportunity Center, 7:10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Bridges, 7:45 a.m.-2:40 p.m.; and East CLC 7-8, 8 a.m.-3:25 p.m.)
  • High Schools: 8:15 a.m.-3:25 p.m. (exceptions are Akron Early College, 7:45 a.m.-3:05 p.m.; and East CLC 9-12, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.)

Bus Service and Transportation
All students, grades K-8, who live more than two (2) miles from the school they attend may be eligible for transportation or subsidy. There is no transportation for open enrollment students – NO EXCEPTIONS. Click here for more information on transportation services.

Lunch Information
Breakfast and lunch program (you may also visit the Child Nutrition website)

Immunization and Health Information
Immunization requirements (you may also visit the Student Support Services website for additional immunization information)

Dress Code


Still Have Questions?
Quick reference of important phone numbers and e-mail contacts

Complete Parent Handbook and Reference Guide
Click here to access the complete guide for parents and students regarding the above items, as well as student information and classroom requirements, health, nutrition and safety policies, and general information.

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