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.