It’s back-to-school time in Reporter Newspapers communities. Some schools and districts are already in session, including Atlanta Public Schools, the Ben Franklin Academy and Mt. Bethel Christian Academy’s upper school. The following is a guide to other schools’ opening days in the coming weeks.

Opening day at Fulton County’s Heards Ferry Elementary School last year. (Phil Mosier)

Aug. 8
DeKalb County public schools; Fulton County public schools; The MJCCA Preschools; Mt. Bethel Christian Academy (lower and middle)

Aug. 9
Springmont (new students)

Aug. 10
Holy Spirit Preparatory School (upper and lower); Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic School

Aug. 11
Cumberland Academy of Georgia; The Epstein School; Holy Spirit Preparatory School (preschool); Springmont (returning students)

Aug. 15
The Davis Academy; Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic School; The Weber School; The Westminster School (high and middle); Atlanta Classical Academy

Aug. 16
Atlanta International School; The Children’s Schools; Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School (all except early learners); Mount Vernon Presbyterian School; The Westminster School (PF-5); Whitfield Academy

Aug. 17
Atlanta Jewish Academy; The Galloway School; Pace Academy; Sophia Academy

Aug. 18
St. Martin’s Episcopal School

Aug. 22
Atlanta Jewish Academy (lower school campus); Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School (early learners)

Aug. 24
Brandon Hall School; First Presbyterian School; Peachtree Presbyterian Pre-School (M-F, MWF and WF)

Aug. 25
Peachtree Presbyterian Pre-School (T/TH)

Sept. 6
Sandy Springs United Methodist Church

–James Beaman