Round Rock Back to School Guide

It’s that time of year to start thinking about back to school!  Rather than scramble around at the last minute to have everything ready for back to school in Round Rock, we put together this guide featuring important dates to know, back to school events, and some great tips to help transition your family this year. Check out our Round Rock Back to School Guide.

Our 2018 Round Rock Back to School Guide is sponsor by The Yogurt Experience.  Make sure to stop by on August 14 & 15 for the Back to School Event with BOGO specials & their Back to School Photo Booth!

The Yogurt Experience is located at the Northeast corner of IH 35 & University Dr. in Round Rock. Join them for a fun yogurt experience every day from 12:00 PM – 10:00 PM.

Jump to these Round Rock Back to School Sections by clicking on the link:

School Schedule & Calendar
Important School Links – Bus Schedules, School Menus, etc.
School Supplies
Texas Tax Free Shopping Day
Preschool & After School Care Guide
After School Activities & Sports
Back to School Events
School Supply Drives
Kids Eat Free

School Schedule & Calendar

Round Rock ISD has published the 2018-2019 School Calendar.

Round Rock ISD School Hours are as follows:

Elementary School: 7:40 AM – 2:55 PM 
Middle School: 8:20 AM – 3:35 PM 
High School: 9:05 AM – 4:20 PM

Important RRISD School Links

Bookmark these links for the school year.

2018-2019 RRISD School Calendar
2019-2020 RRISD School Calendar
Texas Testing Calendars
RRISD School Menus
RRISD Food Services Online Payment
RRISD High School Sports Schedule

2018-2019 RRISD Bus Routes – Available August 11, 2018

School Supplies

Most school supply lists can be found at the local H-E-B, Walmart & Target and online on each individual school website (click here for the list of schools).  But we discovered the BEST School Supply Shopping list Tip! Check this out!

Texas Tax Free Shopping Day

The dates for the 2018 Texas Tax Free Shopping Day are August 10-12, 2018.  Click here to learn more about the Texas Tax Free Shopping & what all qualifies as “tax free.”

Preschool & After School Care Guide

Click here to see our 2018-2019 Preschool & After School Care Guide.

After School Activities & Sports Guide

Looking for some fun things to do with your kiddos after school?  Dance, Football, Karate, Math Games, Music Lessons, and more can be found here! Click here to see our 2018-2019 After School Activities & Sports Guide. 

Back to School Events

The Yogurt Experience Back to School Bash: Tuesday, August 14 & Wednesday, August 15

Come to The Yogurt Experience for their Back to School Bash! Bring your parents in for a cool treat & when you tell the Cashier the grade you just started, your family gets a Buy One, Get One for FREE (limit one per family).  They will also have a fun Back to School Photo Booth for you to commemorate the school year with. Click here for more info.

RRISD’s Back to School Celebration: Sunday, August 5



Get ready to go back to school by attending Round Rock ISD’s Back to School Celebration on Sunday, August 5, 2018.  The RRISD Back to School Celebration will include lunch, hearing and vision exams, baseball and soccer clinics, and FREE school supplies. Click here to learn more. 




The Williamson Museum Back to School Events: Saturdays in August

The Williamson Museum is hosting fun & free back to school events on every Saturday in August – learn what it was like to go to school in the 1870’s and make a craft. Click here to learn more.

Hutto YMCA Back to School Bash – Friday, August 17

Come join the Hutto Family YMCA and Hutto ISD for a back to school bash! This is a FREE event and open to the public. Click here for more info.

Code Ninjas Back to School STEM Open House: Saturday, August 25


Join Code Ninjas for a fun day of FREE STEM events and learn more about this new business.  Click here to learn more.



School Supply Drives

Here are all the local school supply drives we have found:

Partnerships for Children School Supply Drive at Cover 3- August 1-11

Help allow the children under care of the CPS get the school supplies they need. Donations of new school supplies will be accepted at Cover 3 in Round Rock, Downtown, and Anderson Lane, as well as at Cover 2. Even the smallest donation can make a big difference.  Click here for more details.

Back to School Brigade – Friday, August 10 

FCW is a proud partner of Operation Home front. We are collecting school supplies for military families in the area. Please join us for food and fun for a cause! Click here for more details.


If you know of an event or school supply drive not shown here, please leave a comment below and we’ll add it to our list.

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