Classes in Butler and Warren counties will open later this month at public and non-public schools and school buses will be making their annual merging into local traffic during school weeks.(File Photo/Journal-News)

Back to school: First Butler County district starts today, when do others go back?

At various times in the coming weeks thousands of students will return to classes and hundreds of school buses will join the traffic in area communities.

School starting dates for Butler County and southern Warren County districts are:

• Hamilton: Aug. 12

• Middletown: Aug. 13

• Butler Tech: Aug. 13

• Badin High School: Aug. 14 freshmen; Aug. 15 All other students.

• Talawanda: Aug. 14, grades 2-12. Aug. 19, kindergarten, 1st grade

• Edgewood: Aug. 15

• Monroe: Aug. 15

• Madison: Aug. 15, middle and high school; Aug. 19, elementary students

• Lakota: Aug. 15

• Middletown Christian Schools: Aug. 19

• Fairfield: Aug. 21

• Ross: Aug. 21

• New Miami: Aug. 21

Warren County:

• Kings: Aug. 14, Aug. 16, kindergarten students

• Mason: Aug. 20

• Fenwick High School: Aug. 21

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