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Framingham Back to School Info (2011-2012 School Year)

August 22, 2011 (2:20 pm EST)
Filed under: Schools & Education by News Staff
2011-2012 Framingham Public School Calendar
Click to download a printable copy of the (2011-2012) Framingham Public School Calendar.

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Not sure what day your child starts back to school, or what time school starts or ends, or where the bus stop for your child is?

The Framingham Public School System maintains a website with information about each school, and general district information.

You can download a printable, (.PDF format) Framingham Public School Calendar for the (2011-2012) school year by clicking here.  The calendar is in English, for other languages, visit the school district website.

2011-2012 First Day of School:

(and other key dates for first week of school year)

  • Monday, August 29th - First Day for Teachers
  • Monday, August 29th -  Grade 9 Transition day, (for freshman entering Framingham High School)
  • Tuesday, August 30th - First Day of School (Grades 1-12)
  • Wednesday, August 31th - First Day of Kindergarten
  • Monday, September 5th - Labor Day. Including the Monday holiday, Framingham public school kids can enjoy a long weekend starting at the close of school of Friday, September 2nd, and return to school on the morning of Tuesday, September 6th!
  • Tuesday, September 6th - First Day for Pre-School


(2011-2012) Framingham Bus Routes &  Schedules- times are approximate due to construction related traffic, students should be at bus stop at least 10 minutes before the scheduled times.

(Click links below to view or print bus route / schedule for your child's school)


2011-2012 School Hours:

  • Framingham High School - 7:25 am to 1:55 pm
  • Thayer Campus - 7:15 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
  • Middle Schools - 8:15 am to 2:25 pm
  • Elementary Schools: (includes Full Day Kindergarten)
    • Barbieri, Brophy, Dunning, Stapleton & Wilson - 9:05 am to 3:05 pm
    • Hemenway & Potter Road - 9:10 am to 3:10 pm
    • McCarthy - 8:15 am to 2:15 pm
  • Half-Day Kindergarten Sessions:
    • Barbieri - (all full day)
    • BrophyDunning, Stapleton & Wilson - 9:05 am to 11:45 am
    • Hemenway & Potter Road - 9:10 am to 11:45 am
    • McCarthy - 8:15 am to 10:55 am

Dismissal Times for Early Release Days:

(See School Calendar for Dates)

  • High School - 10:50 a.m.
  • Middle Schools - 11:25 a.m.
  • Elementary Schools (except McCarthy)
    • Full Day Kindergarten and Grades 1–5 at 1:00 p.m.
    • Half-day Kindergarten at 11:45 am (no p.m. session)
  • McCarthy Elementary
    • Full Day Kindergarten, Grades 1–5 at 12:15 p.m.
    • Half-day Kindergarten at 11:00 am (no p.m. session)

For 2011-2012 school year information parents can contact:

Framingham Public School District
454 Water Street
Framingham, MA 01701
Phone: 508-424-3420  (Mon-Fri, 8a.m. - 4p.m.)


Framingham Public School District
Central Administration / Superintendent's Office
Fuller Administration Building
31 Flagg Drive
Framingham, MA 01702
Phone: (508) 626-9117

Additional information, (and to individual school websites), can be found on the Framingham Public Schools District Website:


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