About Us

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Virgil I. Grissom Middle School serves sixth through eighth grade students in Tinley Park, IL.

Our school strives to provide a dynamic and supportive learning environment that encourages a lifelong love of learning, a commitment to good character, and a dedication to service.

Mascot: Patriots
School Colors: Red, White, and Blue
First Opened: 1975

School Hours

School Year Office Hours 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Summer Office Hours

7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
(During the summer, we are closed for lunch from 12:00 -1:00 pm. Our offices are also closed on all Fridays in July and the first Friday in August.)

Students 8:45 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Band TBD
Activity Dismissal TBD

Important Phone Numbers

Grissom Middle School 708-429-3030
District Office 708-532-6462
Special Services 708-532-8537
Transportation 708-532-8539

Arrival & Dismissal Procedures

Please view our Arrival & Dismissal Procedures here.

Bell Schedule

(Students may enter the building at 8:35 am)

Regular Schedule:

Period: Time:
1st

  8:45 a.m. - 9:27 a.m.

2nd

  9:30 a.m. - 10:05 a.m.

3rd

10:08 a.m. - 10:43 a.m.

4th

10:46 a.m. - 11:21 a.m.

5th

11:24 a.m. - 11:59 a.m.

6th

12:02 p.m. - 12:37 p.m.

7th

12:40 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

8th

  1:18 p.m. - 1:53 p.m.

9th

  1:56 p.m. - 2:31 p.m.

10th

  2:34 p.m. - 3:09 p.m.