Back to school dates and information you should know

  • New daily schedule: School days begins at 7:20 a.m. and ends at 2:20 p.m.
  • Parking passes: Student parking is a privilege at Ben Davis. The student parking lot is located south of the Ninth Grade Center. Student parking applications are available in the front office. A yearly parking pass is $20. All cars parked in the student lot MUST have a valid parking pass displayed.
  • Athletic passes: Adult passes for the entire school year are $50 and student passes are $30. They can be purchased in the athletic department.
  • Back to school night: August 27 at 7 p.m.
  • School picture ID schedule: Sophomores on August 7, juniors on August 8 and seniors on August 9. Students will have their picture taken during their English class. Picture order forms will be distributed during opening day homerooms. Students will be required to carry a BD-issued ID on them at all times.
  • Reporting student absences or early dismissals: Call 988-7300 before 10 a.m. to report your student absence or to request an early dismissal.
  • Yearbooks: The Early Bird price of $65 is valid through August 30. They can be purchased online at or by contacting Mr. Hayes at 988-7148 or stopping by X109. Forms are available in the front office and at the bookstore.