School Day





BP 6112

The Governing Board shall fix the length of the school day subject to the provisions of law. (Education Code 46100)

The length of the school day shall apply equally to students with disabilities unless otherwise specified in the student's individualized education program or Section 504 plan.

The schedule for elementary schools shall include at least one daily period of recess of at least 20 minutes in length in order to provide students with unstructured but supervised opportunities for physical activity.

In establishing the daily instructional schedule for each secondary school, the Superintendent or designee shall give consideration to course requirements and curricular demands, availability of school facilities, and applicable legal requirements.

Legal Reference:

Education Code

8970-8974 Early primary program, including extended-day kindergarten

37202 Equal time in all schools

46010 Total days of attendance

46100 Length of school day

46110-46119 Kindergarten and elementary schools (day of attendance)

46140-46147 Junior high school and high school (day of attendance)

46160-46162 Alternative schedule junior high and high school

46170 Minimum day continuation schools

46180 Opportunity schools (minimum day)

46190-46192 Adult school (day of attendance)

46200-46205 Incentives for longer instructional day and year

52326 Minimum school day for regional occupational center and programs

First Reading: 5/8/13

Governing Board Adoption: 6/12/13

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