drop-off & pick-up instructions

 

Morning Extended School Care (ESC)

  • Available 7:00-8:05 am by reservation ONLY, no drop-in care please

  • Park and buzz the doorbell at Door #1 to be granted entrance by the caregiver

  • Must be signed up through the ESC program (call the office for details)

  • Must have at least 24 hour notice if using program occasionally, otherwise sign up for contracted care to use the program on a regular basis

 

Morning Classes: Escort your student in or drop off

  • Door #2 opens at 8:05 am and automatically locks at 8:30 am  (Door #1 is always locked)

  • We would like students in the room at 8:15 am to get themselves settled before the first bell rings at 8:25 am

  • School starts at 8:30 am when the second bell rings

  • Drop off your student at Door #2 or park in the lot and enter Door #2

  • You are encouraged to come in!

  • Parents are encouraged to gather in the school lobby for conversation after 8:30 am

  • Running late? Park in the lot by Door #1, ring the bell and the receptionist will buzz you in to sign in your student. One of the values we teach is responsibility, so please know that tardies are tracked for K-8 students. Every 4 tardies count as a ¼ day of absence. 

  

End-of-School-Day Pick Up

Preschool/Prekindergarten Morning Students

  • Pick up is at 11:15 am

  • Door #1

 Kindergarten Half-Day Students

  • Pick up is at 11:15 am

  • Door #2

Homeschool Students

  • Park at Door #1

  • Enter and sign out your student who will be sitting with the receptionist, or will be there shortly

Kindergarten Full-Day

  • School ends at 2:50 pm

  • Pick up is from 2:50-3:10 pm, at which time students are placed in ESC

  • Pick up at Door #2

  • Either park your car and join us on the sidewalk, or form a car line along the sidewalk

  • Do not park your car and leave it in the car line

Grades 1-8 Students

  • School ends at 2:50 pm

  • Pick up at Door #2

  • Pick up is from 2:50-3:10 pm, after which time students are placed in ESC at the drop-in rate

  • Either park your car and join us on the sidewalk, or join the car line along the sidewalk

  • Students in grades 4-8 may walk out to meet you at your parked car in the lot

  • Do not park your car and leave it in the car line, as it blocks other cars

  • Your student should leave and enter the vehicle on the passenger’s side closest to the sidewalk.

  • Once your student is in the vehicle, be patient and wait for those in front of you to pull out.  For the safety of the students, do not drive around them.

  • Due to increasing liability, students are not allowed in the school building or on the school grounds without adult supervision any time after 3:10 pm.  If for any reason your student has not been picked up by this time, he/she will be taken to Extended School Care for supervision at the drop-in rate for the short wait until you arrive. They may not remain in ESC unless you’ve made a reservation. All unscheduled drop-in care will be charged as follows: $7.00/child from 3:10-3:30 pm, $16.00/child until 4:00 pm and the full drop in rate of $22.00/child after 4:00 pm. All billing will be done through TADS.

Afternoon Extended School Care (ESC) Pick Up

  • Enter through Door #1 and sign out your student with a caregiver

  • At times a sign may be posted on Door #1 that ESC students may be in the gym, library, or outside on the playground. 

  • ESC runs from 2:50-5:30 pm and is available by reservation ONLY as space allows (call early for availability on our school line at 952.473.5356)

  • Due to increasing liability, students are not allowed in the school building or on the school grounds without adult supervision any time after 3:10 pm. If for any reason your student has not been picked up by this time, he/she will be taken to ESC for supervision.

  • The program closes daily at 5:30 pm. All children should be picked up and leave the building by that time. There will be a warning given and tardiness after that will result in a late fee of $1.00 per minute per child up to 30 minutes. Please see the ESC Handbook for more detail.