The informational items provided here are frequently requested by parents and students and include such topics as enrollment procedures, student health requirements, school year calendar and schedules, and school meals.

  • Kentucky also requires every child entering a district school to present valid immunization certificates and a valid school physical examination.
  • Students transferring from out of state have 30 days to meet the school physical examination requirement.
  • Out of state or kindergarten students enrolling must show proof of a valid immunization certificate that meets Kentucky immunization requirements.
  • More information about School Health and Immunization Requirements.
  • The school calendar is set each year by the Board of Education.
  • State law requires that schools be in session a minimum of 170 student days and 1062 instructional hours.
  • The school year typically runs from mid-August through early June, with time allotted for winter and spring vacations. However, some schools have opted to amend the school calendar to meet their needs.
  • If schools are closed because of inclement weather, the school calendar must be amended to make up missed days. The current school calendar can be found on the District Calendar page.
  • On inclement weather days, officials make every effort to make a decision to hold or cancel school as early as possible.
  • This information is relayed to the local news media for public notification by 6 a.m., an announcement is posted on the District website and social media sites and a phone message is sent to parents via OneCall. Frequently Asked Questions & Answers about school closings and delays
  • The school day consists of six hours of instruction and a 20-minute lunch period.
  • Several schools have opted to amend the school day to meet their needs. OCBE AR4085 - School Hours
  • All parents are invited to join the PTA or PTSA at their children's schools.
  • Parents can support education by attending open houses, orientations, and other school events; by participating in conferences with teachers and other staff; by helping with classroom/school events; or just by taking an active interest in students' class work, homework, or other school activities.
  • The Code of Acceptable Behavior and Discipline provides a clear set of regulations governing behavior of students, establishing guidelines for infractions of the rules, and clarifying formal and informal procedural due process rights.
  • A copy of the document is given to each student at the beginning of the school year. Additional copies are available from the local schools.
  • Nutritious, well-balanced lunches are served in all schools each day. In addition, most schools offer breakfast.
  • A variety of lunch and breakfast menu items -- all meeting the federal program guidelines -- are available daily, as well as à la carte items in most schools. Meal prices
  • View current school menus online.
  • Children from families whose income is at or below certain established levels are eligible for free or reduced-price meals. Families may apply for this benefit at any time during the school year. All decisions on free and reduced-price meals are made according to annually updated federal guidelines. More information about our free/reduced price lunch program 
  • Please call 502-241-3500 for additional assistance.

Picture of Kindergarten Students writing on the first day of school