Back to School Information -- 2019-20 School YearWelcome to Erie's Public Schools for the 2019-20 school year!The first day of school for students is Tuesday, September 3, 2019. Please click here for an important Back-to-School letter from Superintendent Brian Polito.Below, you'll find additional information to help get your family get ready for the school year.School Bell SchedulesThe following bell schedules will be used at the beginning and end of each school day this year:Elementary School: 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.Middle School: 8:00 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.High School: 8:40 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.*Please note that there are NO early dismissal days for the 2019-20 school year.2019-20 School Calendar Information
Click here to download a copy of the 2019-2020 school calendar.
Please note the following changes to the school calendar for this year:
-The first day of school is on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019.
-There are no early dismissal days.
-In November of 2019, parent teacher conferences will take place on Thursday, Nov. 21 and Friday, Nov. 22. EPS will oberve a district holiday on Thursday, Nov. 28 through Monday, Dec. 2.
-The last day of school for students is on Thursday, June 11, 2020.Open House/Back to School EventsClick here for a list of open house events at all 15 of our school buildings.Families who are unable to attend their home school's Meet and Greet event are welcome to call their child's school and schedule a tour at another time that is convenient for them.Student Class SchedulesPlease be aware that student scheduling information for the 2019-20 school year will not be available on the Infinite Campus portal until the weekend before school starts (Friday, Aug. 31 through Sunday, Sept. 1). Class schedules are typically released the weekend before school starts to ensure that students and families are receiving the most accurate schedule possible before the start of classes.School Information and EnrollmentClick here to view a list of our 15 public schools and links to their individual pages. Please note that some school pages are under construction as they update, and we ask that you call your child's school for any specific questions you may have regarding information that may not be listed on their websites.If you are new to Erie's Public Schools and need to enroll your student, we strongly encourage you to do so prior to the first day of school to avoid any unnecessary delays for your student. All information needed to enroll and/or transfer is available on our Child Accounting page or by calling 814-874-6150.Families can use interactive maps to input their address and determine where it falls in the school boundaries (click on the photos below). Students who live very close to the boundary line between two schools should call the Child Accounting Office at 814-874-6150 to confirm their placement.EPS Elementary School Boundary for 2019-20 (click photo for interactive map)EPS Middle School Boundary for 2019-20 (click photo for interactive map)School Supply ListsPlease contact your child's school to obtain a full list of school supplies for the 2019-20 school year.Immunization InformationThe Pennsylvania Department of Health changed immunization requirements in 2017 for all grades, including additional shots for 7th and 12th grade students. These new state laws require your child's immunizations be up to date before the first day of school or they will not be able to start classes.Click here for a list of all required immunizations for students.Student Handbook/Code of Conduct and Family Information GuideTo view the full Student Handbook, visit eriesd.org/handbook.To view the 2019-20 dress code, visit eriesd.org/dresscode.To view the full Family Information guide, visit eriesd.org/familyguide.Sports InformationAll up to date information on our Erie Royals sports teams, including summer conditioning schedules and sports physicals information, as well as a schedule for our middle school teams, is available on the district's athletics portal: eriesd.org/athletics.Transportation InformationWhile transportation schedules are not yet available, all other transportation information is available by visiting www.eriesd.org/transportation. This page also includes instructions for applying for a student bus pass, if applicable.Please check this page regularly for more updates and added information.Thank you for supporting Erie's Public Schools!