Waterford Street School (Pre K-1)

Waterford Street School will be a first experience with school for many of our Gardner students and their families. We aim for that to be a positive experience for all; one that fosters a life-long love of learning in children, while encouraging parents to be involved in their student's education through high school graduation and beyond.

School Start/End Times:

Full Day: 9:15 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Half Day Dismissal: 11:45 a.m. 


AM: 9:15 a.m.-11:30 p.m.

PM: 1:00-3:30 p.m.

NOTE: Some grades have different start dates. See below for information. 

August 30, 2021: Grade 1 ONLY 9:15 a.m. -3:30 p.m. 

August 31, 2021: Grade 1 full day, Kindergarten begins, last names A-J - 1/2 day (9:15 -11:45 a.m.)

September 1, 2021: Grade 1 full day, Kindergarten begins, last names K-Z - 1/2 day (9:15 -11:45 a.m.)

September 2, 2021: Grade 1 & K full day 

September 3, 2021: No School

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