School Calendar/School Hours

School Hours (2020-21 and beyond)

SIA's school hours will be changing for the final time for the 2020-21 school year. Now that the school is consolidating to one location and we have had time to investigate the impacts of two different start times, we feel confident that we have selected a plan that honors students, staff and families. Both programs will have the same start and end times to allow for consistency for families including having siblings riding the same bus so families can drop off and pick up at the same time.

Monday-Thursday: 8:00 am - 3:15 pm

Friday: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Early Release Days (See calendar): 8:00 am - 11:30 am

After school care: We also have an update on after school care Monday-Friday. We will be partnering with a local organization who will provide after school care to SIA students from 3:15 pm - 6:00 pm (Monday-Thursday) and 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm (Fridays). Families will be charged at the rates provided by this organization and will need to sign up through them when that time comes. This will hopefully allow families to not need to adjust their schedules as much to arrange for the 1:00 pm and 3:15 pm pickups. Final details about this opportunity will be provided later this spring.

Change in Important Dates:

  • Data Day - moved to Wednesday, October 28th

  • Report cards due - Nov. 6th

  • Parent Conferences - Nov. 9th, 10th, 12th and 13th (School day from 8:00 am - 11:30 am)

  • Veteran's Day - Nov. 11th (No School)

Click HERE for the 2020-21 School Calendar

(This calendar will be updated to reflect the learning model being implemented

based on the recommendations from the Spokane Regional Health District)


Key Definitions:

Vacation/Holidays - There will be no school on these days due to the observance of a holiday or for a school vacation.


Data Day - There will be no school these days in order for teachers to analyze student data they have collected during the interim assessment windows.


Friday 1:00 pm release - On Fridays throughout the year students will be released at 1:00 pm. The only Fridays this will not be the case is when they are already off school during a Data Day or school vacation.

11:30 am Release - You will notice that certain days on the calendar are light purple. These are 11:30 release days. These are intended to shorten the day to allow for more conferences as well as to release students earlier than normal prior to a break. 


Conferences - Twice during the year families and teachers will gather over the course of four days to discuss student results and to develop a plan for their academic program for the remainder of the school year. Families will receive updates on where their children are academically as well as updates on how to best support their child in their continued growth. Students will not have school these days. Primary Academy students may be required to attend their conferences (depending on teacher preference). Middle Academy students are required to attend and actively participate in their conferences.