The School Day

The school day at Gonzaga Middle School begins at 8:00 a.m. and normally ends at 4:45 p.m. Monday to Thursday (3:30 pm on Friday). All students are required to be in attendance for the entire day and participation in all programming is mandatory.

Gonzaga Middle School – Sample School Day

8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.

Breakfast/Clean-up/Silent Reading

8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Morning Assembly

9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Instruction Time

10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Brain Break/Snack

10:30 a.m. – 11:50 p.m.

Instruction Time

11:50 p.m. – 12:20 p.m.


12:20 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Clean-up/Movement Break

1:00 p.m. – 3:20 p.m.

Instruction Time

3:20 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.


3:30p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Enrichment/Extra–Curricular Program

4:30 – 4:45 p.m.

Review of Day, Preparation for Dismissal

4:45 pm

Student Dismissal


GMS – School Year

Participation in Gonzaga Middle School’s year-round program will help to assure academic success. All current students are REQUIRED to participate in the programs designed for their grade level. Acceptance into the next grade level at Gonzaga Middle School is dependent upon success in the required summer programs.

Gonzaga Summer Session Leadership Camp

GMS operates an extended school year. This serves a variety of purposes including: the elimination of learning gaps, access to enrichment, experiential learning and leadership opportunities for students.

Summer programming is mandatory for all students and participation is agreed upon prior to acceptance to Gonzaga Middle School.