School Calendar/School Hours


SIA's school hours have changed for the 19-20 school year. We are making the change to ease the challenges that we have in providing busing to a large number of students at the school. Unfortunately SIA receives a limited amount of transportation dollars from the state and cannot provide a comprehensive busing solution in the same way a district can. We also serve students from about an hour in every direction of the school and cannot guarantee opportunities for these families. What we can do is adjust our schedule to allow families to drop off/pick up students at each site by giving 15 minutes between our start/end times. This will hopefully allow families who are unable to access the bus the opportunity to still attend SIA.

Primary Academy

Mon-Thurs: 7:45 am - 3:15 pm

Friday: 7:45 am - 1:00 pm

Middle Academy

Mon-Thurs: 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Friday: 8:00 am - 1:15 pm


Spokane International Academy's annual school calendar is posted on the link below. Our school calendar differs in some ways than a traditional school and so please make sure to pay attention to the color key located at the bottom of the calendar. We do our best to align our major breaks with surrounding districts, but due to the wide variety of districts that our students come from our calendar may not completely align with other schools in the area.

Click HERE for the 2019-20 School Calendar


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.


Early 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.

11:30/11:45 AM Release - You will notice that certain days on the calendar are light purple. These are 11:30 or 11:45 release days depending on the program a student is accessing. Primary Academy students will be released at 11:30 am with Middle Academy students being released at 11:45 am. 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 two school 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 there students are academically as well as updates on how to best support their student in their continued growth. Students will not have school these days. Primary Academy students may be required to attend conferences as well. Middle Academy students are required to attend and actuively participate in their conferences.