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 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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School Start & End Times


Start & End Time

High School

7:20 a.m. - 1:50 p.m

*Early Elem (CDN, ESE, PDS)

8:00 a.m.- 2:30 p.m.

Middle School

8:40 a.m. - 3:10 p.m.

**Late Elem (All other Elementaries)

9:20 a.m. - 3:50 p.m.

Shining Stars Pre-School AM

8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Shining Stars Pre-School PM

12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

*Colinas Del Norte, Ernest Stapleton and Puesta Del Sol Elementary Schools
**All other Elementary Schools