A Day In The Life of a Dowell Lion


Get off To A Great Start

  • School begins at 8:45am each morning
  • Doors open at 8:15am.
  • Breakfast is served until 8:30am each day.



  • 7 period class day.


3 Lunches - A, B and C

  • 6th Grade: A Lunch 11:30 - 12:00
  • 8th Grade: B Lunch 12:26 - 12:56
  • 7th Grade: C Lunch 1:23 - 1:53
Lunches can be dropped off at any time, but you may only bring lunch for your own child. Parents are welcome at lunch any time. Bring your picture ID and check in at the front office.


Call It A Day

  • School dismisses at 3:45pm.
  • Students must know their bus number the first day.
Students must leave campus when school is dismissed unless they are staying for a school sponsored club or activity. 


People In the Know

Dowell Front Office


Assistant Principals and Counselors

Last name A-L


Last name M-Z


Special Populations


Extracurricular Activities



  • Durham Bus Services - 972-542-8316