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School Day Hours

6:30 AM - Before-school extended care opens*
Students registered for AM care may arrive between 6:30-8:00 AM

8:00 AM - Entry Bell rings
Standard entry time is from 8:00-8:15 AM

8:15 AM  - Tardy Bell rings

11:45 AM  - Lunch Bell rings

3:10 PM - Dismissal Bell rings
Students not picked up by 3:25 PM report to Extended Care*

3:25 PM  - After School Extended Care bell rings

4:30 & 6:00 PM - After School Extended Care bell rings
Late pickup fees are assessed for students not picked up by their designated PM care end time


*NOTE: tuition covers the school day from 8:00-3:25; extra fees apply for AM & PM extended care programs.

ECS determines inclement weather closings in accordance with the Fairfax County Public School System. See the ECS Student/Parent Handbook for additional details.

School Office Hours

School Year - 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. on school days

Summer - 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. week days only

Please contact the school office to set up appointments with the school administrator or bookkeeper.