District announces back-to-school events

The first day of school for Fredericksburg Independent School District will be on Monday, Aug. 13.

Class start times vary on each campus, as well as dismissal. Below are the schedules for each school campus.



Primary School

            The Fredericksburg Primary school opens at 7:30 a.m. with classes beginning at 8 a.m. and running through 3:30 p.m.

                As of Tuesday, Aug. 7, 480 students are enrolled at FPS and the number is expected to increase as they continue to enroll.

                FPS is not enrolling anymore students for PreK-3.

FPS is hosting a “Meet the Teacher” and supply drop-off event on Thursday, Aug. 9.

Parents with students in PreK-PPCD PK may visit from 4-5 p.m.; Kindergarten and PPCD KG classes will meet from 5-6 p.m.; and first graders will have the opportunity to meet teachers from 6-7 p.m.

For additional enrollment information, call 997-7421. 



Elementary School

                Fredericksburg Elementary School currently has 856 students enrolled for the new school year.

                Doors open at 7:30 a.m.  with classes starting at 8 a.m. and running through 3:40 p.m.

Parents may contact the school to find out their child’s classroom by calling 997-9595 or by visiting the school.



Elementary School

                Stonewall Elementary has reported that 93 students will begin their first day of class on Monday, Aug. 13.

                Doors open during the school year at 7:30 a.m. and classes take place from 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.



Middle School

                Fredericksburg Middle School is still enrolling students.

The first bell rings daily at 7:55 a.m. with classes beginning at 8 a.m. and the last class ending at 3:45 p.m.

The course schedule is as follows:

•  1st period — 8-10 a.m.;

•  2nd period — 10:05-10:45 a.m.;

•  3rd period — 10:50-11:30 a.m.;

•  6th grade lunch — 11:30 a.m.-noon;

•  4th period — 11:35 a.m.-12:15 p.m.;

•  7th grade lunch — 12:15-12:45 p.m.;

•  5th period — 12:50-1:30 p.m.;

•  8th grade lunch — 1-1:30 p.m.;

•  6th period — 1:35-2:15 p.m.;

•  7th period — 2:20-3 p.m.

•  8th period — 3:05-3:45 p.m.



 High School

             Fredericksburg High School will roll out a new eight-period course schedule as follows:

•  1st period — 8:30-9:15 a.m.;

•  2nd period — 9:19-10:11 a.m. (also, announcements);

•  3rd period — 10:15-11 a.m.;

•  4th period — 11:04-11:49 a.m.;

•  ‘A’ lunch — 11:49 a.m.-12:34 p.m.;

•  5th period — 12:38-1:23 p.m.;

•  ‘B’ lunch — 12:38-1:23 p.m.;

•  5th period — 11:53-12:38 p.m.;

•  6th period — 1:27-2:12 p.m.;

•  7th period — 2:16-3:01 p.m.;

•  8th period — 3:05-3:50 p.m.

                FHS is still enrolling students. For more information, call 997-7551.


Gillespie County

 High School

Over 20 students are expected to be enrolled at Gillespie County High School.

Start times vary per student schedule.

For information about GCHS, call 990-4598.

Fredericksburg Standard

P.O. Box 1639
Fredericksburg, TX 78624-4228