Arrival and Dismissal Policy


Hot/Cold Breakfast from 7:30 am to 8 am

  • Students enter at Main Entrance
    • Students eating breakfast: Cafeteria
    • Students not eating breakfast: Schoolyard 
    • There will no longer be breakfast in the classroom.
      • Please note that 3K and PreK students eat breakfast in the classroom between 8:10 am and 8:30 am. 


  • 3K students use Entrance 6 around back of building
  • PreK students use Entrance 5 around back of building
  • Kindergarten students enter through the Main Entrance and go to the Auditorium
  • Grade 1 to 5 students line up at their assigned spots in schoolyard
    • Grades 1 and 3 use Entrance C
    • Grades 2 and 4 use Entrance B
    • Grade 5 uses back lobby Entrance
  • In inclement weather, students who arrive early and are NOT eating breakfast can enter the auditorium beginning at 7:45am.


  • Students are dismissed at the same locations for arrival
    • Exception: Kindergarten students are dismissed in the schoolyard
  • Sheltering Arms students are brought to the lunchroom by their teacher or classroom para after late students are assembled with Mr. Frannzy (Afterschool begins on September 19th)
  • Bussing students report to Ms. Redd in  the main lobby 


Late Dismissal Procedure

We understand that emergencies arise. In the event that you can not pick up your child(ren) at 2:25 PM, we ask that you call and inform the Main office. With this being said,  picking up your child after 2:20 PM should not become an everyday occurrence. 

  • Students remaining at 2:20 PM are brought to the auditorium. 
  • Parents arriving after 2:20 PM must sign out their child(ren).

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation. 


Early Pick Up Procedure

  • Early pick-up may only be requested if an emergency arises.
  • All early pick-up requests must be in writing via email to Ms. Tomblin ( by 1:00 PM. 
  • Verbal requests can not be honored, in order to ensure students’ safety.
  • Early pick up must be completed by 1:30 PM.
  • Any families requesting early pick up and do not arrive by 1:30 PM, will need to wait for regular dismissal in the schoolyard at 2:20 PM. 
  • Pick-up person must enter through the main lobby, present ID, and sign out your child at school safety.
  • School safety will then call the main office. 
  • Office staff will check your child’s blue card to ensure the person is listed. 
  • A member of our staff will contact your child's teacher so that they may pack up.
  • A member of our staff will escort your child(ren) to the main lobby. 

Thank you for your continued cooperation!