& Car Line

"Undertake not what you cannot Perform but be Careful to keep your Promise."

-George Washington, Rules of Civility and Decent Behaviour

Calendar at a Glace (drop down with arrow)


Sept 7 Labor Day

Oct 12 Columbus Day (Student Holiday, Teacher Duty)

Nov 23-27 Thanksgiving Break

Dec 21-Jan 6 Christmas Break

Jan 18 Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Feb 15 Washington’s Birthday (Student Holiday, Teacher Duty)

March 15-19 Spring Break

Apr 2 Good Friday

Apr 5 Bad Weather Make-Up Day (If Needed)

May 26 Last Day of School

May 27 Bad Weather Make-Up Day (If Needed)

Early Release Days

Sept 11 Early Release

Oct 9 End of Quarter 1 / Fun Festival (Tentative)

Nov. 20 Early Release (Fall Break/Thanksgiving)

Dec 18 End of Quarter 2

Mar 12 End of Quarter 3

May 26-27 End of Quarter 4

School Hours

Main Office Hours

7:30 am - 3:45 pm

Doors will open at

7:30 AM

for morning drop-off at Grammar.

Students must be picked up by

3:45 PM.

Upper students permitted to walk to Grammar for siblings at end of day with Walker form. Upper will open at 7:20am (schedule tutoring sessions with teachers directly)

Classroom Hours

Full Day

K-5| 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

6-10| 8:00 am - 3:15 pm

Half Day

K-5| 8:00 am - 12:15 pm

6-10| 8:00 am - 12:15 pm

Summer Office Hours

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Monday- Thursday

hours subject to change as needed

We follow LISD for school closures, start dates, and general calendar. Please stay tuned to and the TEA with state guidelines. Half days are at the discretion of FCA and are listed in the At a Glance calendar above.

New Calendar Pending Approval from ResponsiveEd

SPIRIT DAY is the first and third Friday of every month. Wear your Spirit Wear with pride! Spirit Shirts can be bought through the PTO at:

Don't forget the PTO calendar: Founders PTO

7:20 doors open at Upper

7:30 doors open at Grammar

8:00 doors shut, class begins

3:15 end of day at Upper/Upper Carline*

3:30 end of day at Grammar/Grammar Carline

3:45 campus closes

*Dismissal for Upper is at 3:15 for 2020/2021; siblings may walk to Grammar to wait for younger students with a Walkers form.

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Car Line Updates

Car line updates are in for 20/21! Click here for a printable version, or take a screenshot of the image below (horizontal works best).

Upper students permitted to walk to Grammar for siblings. See the front office for a Walker form.
Please stay off cell phones while in car line.

Rules for Car Line
Blank Car Line Map