Lincoln Elementary

Elementary and Montessori School

Hours and Bell Schedule

Office Hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 

School Hours: 9 a.m.-3:45 p.m. 

  • Per DPS Department of Safety, the school doors must remain locked during school hours. All visitors and anyone without an access pass must enter through the front door.


Bell Schedule:

8:50 a.m. – First bell rings

  • Primary/ECE, kinder, 1st, 2nd, and lower el Montessori students should enter through the front door
  • 3rd, 4th, 5th, and Upper El Montessori should enter the recess doors (located on the blacktop).

9 a.m.  – Second bell rings

  • All students should be in the classroom ready to learn. Students entering the building after the second bell need to check-in with the office and receive a late pass.

12:15 p.m. – End of day for three-year-olds

1 p.m. – First recess bell rings

  • Primary/ECE, kindergarten, and Traditional 1st grade line up from recess.

1:10 p.m. – Second recess bell rings

  • Traditional 2nd grade and Lower El Montessori line up from recess.

1:20 p.m. – Third recess bell rings

  • Traditional 3rd, 4th, 5th, and Upper El Montessori lineup from recess.

3:45 p.m. – Dismissal Bell

  • Instruction occurs right up until the dismissal bell, so expect students outside shortly after 3:45.

4 p.m.  – Final bell

  • All students are expected to be picked up (or at Discovery Link) by 4pm.