Bell Schedules

Santa Ynez High School operates on an alternating block schedule. With the exception of period 7 which meets every Tuesday through Friday for 60 minutes, students attend their 100-minute odd period classes (1, 3 & 5) on one day and their 100-minute even period classes (2, 4 & 6) the next. These odd-even days alternate throughout the year.
Regular Schedule Period 7 meets Tuesdays through Fridays only. All students are dismissed at 2:00 PM on Mondays.
Description / Period Start Time End Time Length
Period 1/2 8:00 AM 9:40 AM 100 min
Nutrition 9:40 AM 9:53 AM 13 min
Period 3/4 10:00 AM 11:40 AM 100 min
Lunch 11:30 AM 12:13 PM 43 min
Period 5/6 12:20 PM 2:00 PM 100 min
Period 7 2:07 PM 3:07 PM 60 min
Flex Day Schedule Flex Days are held approximately eight times a year for teachers' professional development.
They occur on intermittent Mondays. Check the school calendar for when Flex Days are scheduled.
Description / Period Start Time End Time Length
Period 1/2 8:00 AM 9:20 AM 80 min
Nutrition 9:20 AM 9:33 AM 13 min
Period 3/4 9:40 AM 11:00 AM 80 min
Nutrition 11:00 AM 11:13 AM 13 min
Period 5/6 11:20 AM 12:40 PM 80 min
Finals Schedule (Day 1) Final exams are administered over a three-day period at the end of each semester.
This is the schedule for the first day on which the final exams for periods 1, 3 and 7 are given.
Description / Period Start Time End Time Length
Period 1 8:00 AM 9:55 AM 115 min
Nutrition 9:55 AM 10:13 AM 18 min
Period 3 10:20 AM 12:15 PM 115 min
Lunch 12:15 PM 12:58 PM 43 min
Period 7 1:05 PM 3:00 PM 115 min
Finals Schedule (Day 2) Final exams are administered over a three-day period at the end of each semester.
This is the schedule for the second day on which the final exams for periods 2 and 4 are given.
Description / Period Start Time End Time Length
Period 2 8:00 AM 9:55 AM 115 min
Nutrition 9:55 AM 10:13 AM 18 min
Period 4 10:20 AM 12:15 PM 115 min
Finals Schedule (Day 3) Final exams are administered over a three-day period at the end of each semester.
This is the schedule for the third day on which the final exams for periods 5 and 6 are given.
Description / Period Start Time End Time Length
Period 5 8:00 AM 9:55 AM 115 min
Nutrition 9:55 AM 10:13 AM 18 min
Period 6 10:20 AM 12:15 PM 115 min
Minimum Day Schedule Although students are dismissed early on Flex Days and on some days during final exams,
the minimum day bell schedule is only used once a year on Homecoming Friday.
Description / Period Start Time End Time Length
Period 1/2 8:00 AM 8:55 AM 55 min
Period 3/4 9:02 AM 9:57 AM 55 min
Nutrition 9:57 AM 10:07 AM 10 min
Period 5/6 10:14 AM 11:09 AM 55 min
Period 7 11:16 AM 12:11 PM 55 min
Assembly Schedule Schoolwide assemblies may be scheduled at any time during any given year.
When they are, the assembly schedule is typically used.
Description / Period Start Time End Time Length
Period 1/2 8:00 AM 9:17 AM 77 min
Nutrition 9:17 AM 9:29 AM 12 min
Period 3/4 9:36 AM 10:53 AM 77 min
Assembly 11:00 AM 12:00 PM 60 min
Lunch 12:00 PM 12:33 PM 33 min
Period 5/6 12:40 PM 2:00 PM 80 min
Period 7 2:07 PM 3:07 PM 60 min