School Day Hours, Early Dropoff Times & Early Release Times for 2021-2022

Melissa ISD has determined the projected school day start and end times, early dropoff times, and early release times for the 2021-2022 school year.


In determining the school day hours, the Melissa Schools administrative team continues to evaluate a number of factors, including instructional time, student population growth, bus transportation, carpool drop-off and pick-up, working parents, and families with children at multiple schools.

The following information will go into effect on the first day of school, Tuesday, August 24, 2021. 


Melissa Ridge Education Center

ECSE & Pre-Kindergarten

School Day Hours: 7:30 a.m. – 3:02 p.m.
(Drop off students as early as 7:05 a.m.) 

Early Release on Dec. 17 @ 11:30 a.m. 


Harry McKillop, North Creek & Willow Wood Elementary

Kindergarten – 5th Grade

School Day Hours: 7:45 a.m. – 3:17 p.m.
(Drop off students as early as 7:15 a.m.)

Early Release on Dec. 17 @ 11:45 a.m. 


Melissa Middle School & Sixth Grade Center

6th – 8th Grade

School Day Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 4:05 p.m.
(Drop off students as early as 8:00 a.m.)

Early Release on Dec. 17 @ 12:30 p.m.


Melissa High School

9th – 12th Grade

School Day Hours: 8:20 a.m. – 3:52 p.m.
(Drop off students as early as 8:00 a.m.)

Early Release on Dec. 17 @ 12:20 p.m.