RRPS School Calendar & School Schedules

The Rio Rancho Public Schools Board of Education has approved the following instructional calendars for students and school staff. 

*Note: The school year calendar is subject to change depending on the needs of the district. Reasons the calendar may change include: Weather closures, COVID-19 or other events that would cancel school. We do not anticipate any changes, however we would like you to know that they may occur.

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22-23 SY School Schedules

Shining Stars Preschool:

  • Morning Session - 8:15 a.m. to 11:25 a.m.

  • Afternoon Session - 12:05 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.

  • No classes on Wednesdays

Colinas del Norte Elementary School, Ernest Stapleton Elementary School & Puesta del Sol Elementary School:

  • 7:30 a.m to 1:55 p.m.

  • No early dismissal on Wednesdays

SpaRRk Academy:

  • 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Wednesday early dismissal at 12:30 p.m.

All Other Elementary Schools:

  • 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Wednesday early dismissal at 12:45 p.m.

Middle Schools:

  • 8:10 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.

  • Wednesday early dismissal at 2:35 p.m.

Cleveland High School & Rio Rancho High School:

  • 7:20 a.m. to 2:29 p.m.

  • Wednesday early dismissal at 1:40 p.m.

Independence High School:

  • 7:30 a.m. to 2:03 p.m.

  • Wednesday early dismissal at 1:15 p.m.

Rio Rancho Cyber Academy:

  • 7:45 a.m. to 2:05 p.m.

  • Wednesday early dismissal at 1:15 p.m.

Student Support Center:

  • High School - 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

  • Middle School - 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • No Wednesday early dismissal