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Secondary schools releasing early Dec. 17, 18

Denton ISD middle and high schools will release students early on Thursday, Dec. 17, and Friday, Dec. 18, the final two days before winter break.

On these days, middle schools will release students at 12:30 p.m., while high schools will release students at 12:55 p.m. Elementary schools will still release students at their regular 2:50 p.m. dismissal time.

In addition to early release times, high schools will operate on alternative schedules for semester exams beginning Tuesday, Dec. 15, while middle school schedules vary by campus. Many of these schools will restrict visitor access to allow students to focus on testing. To see Denton ISD's high school testing schedule, click here. For middle school testing schedules, please visit your school’s website or contact the campus directly.

District schools and facilities will be closed for winter break from Monday, Dec. 21, to Monday, Jan. 4, with students not returning for classes until Tuesday, Jan. 5, as the previous day is a teacher and staff development day.