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Modified Wednesdays

On June 24, 2020, the Peoria Unified Governing Board approved to move our Modified Monday early release days to Wednesdays for the 2020-21 school year. This means that all schools will release two hours early on Wednesdays in most cases. Exceptions include: 


  • Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020
  • Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020
  • Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020

The dates above will be a full school day. The Peoria Unified School District utilizes the Modified Wednesday schedule to help support the ongoing professional development needs for Peoria Unified employees and for additional sanitation to take place on our campuses mid-week.


On Wednesdays, students will release two hours early from their regularly scheduled dismissal. Peoria Unified staff use this time to participate in Professional Development at the site and district levels. This collaboration ensures that every student, every day is prepared to shape tomorrow.


Modified Wednesday:


8 a.m. elementary schools dismiss at 1 p.m.


8:40 a.m. elementary schools dismiss at 1:40 p.m.


High schools will dismiss at 12:20 p.m.