Canyon Creek Elementary 

Arrival & Dismissal Times

In Northshore school district, we have early release Wednesdays. These are days when students are released 1 1/2 hours early to allow for teacher planning, collaboration & meetings. Most Wednesdays of the school year are early release days. 

The other exceptions to the normal release time are for elementary conferences - there are 5 days in November and one day in February (noted with an "e" on the school district one-page calendar) where elementary schools have early dismissal for conferences. These early dismissal for conferences are ONLY for elementary school. Middle school and high school students are release at their regular dismissal times on these days.


Canyon Creek Arrival/Start Times:

  • Earliest Arrival Time: 9:00 am
    • Please do not drop students off earlier than stated time. The school does not have staff available to supervise students prior to 9:00 am. 
  • School Start Time: 9:15 am


Canyon Creek Dismissal Times:

  • Dismissal time (M, T, Th, F): 3:45 pm
  • Wednesday Early Release time (W): 2:15 pm
    • Most Wednesdays of the school year - find exceptions below.
  • Elementary Early Dismissal for Conferences*: 12:25 pm


Exceptions to the above Canyon Creek Dismissal Times:

  • Wednesday, September 1st - dismissal at 3:45 pm (first day of school)
  • Thursday-Friday, November 18th, 19th - dismissal at 12:25 pm (elementary early dismissal for conferences*
  • Monday-Wednesday, November 22nd, 23rd & 24th - dismissal at 12:25 pm (elementary early dismissal for conferences*
  • Friday, February 4th - dismissal at 12:25 pm (elementary early dismissal for conferences*
  • Wednesday, June 15th - dismissal at 3:45 pm
  • Friday, June 17th - dismissal at TBD (last day of school)


*Note that elementary early dismissal for conferences applies to ELEMENTARY schools only. Middle and high school maintain their regular scheduled dismissal time.