As of July 2015, the bell at Bethune Middle School rings at six different start times during a regular day schedule: 7:30 a.m., 8:21 a.m., 10:06 a.m., 10:27 a.m., 12:12 p.m. and 12:48 p.m. The six different end times in which the bell rings during a regular day schedule are: 8:15 a.m., 10:06 a.m., 10:21 a.m., 12:12 p.m., 12:42 p.p. and 2:32 p.m.
Bethune Middle School has three different schedules used in addition to the regular day schedule: Thursday common planning, Tuesday staff development and minimum day. These schedules have alternative bell ring times. For example, the start times for the bell to ring on a minimum day schedule is 7:30 a.m., 7:51 a.m., 9:09 a.m., 10:21 a.m. and 10:57 a.m. The last ending bell on this schedule is at 12:09 p.m.