Arrival & Dismissal

Arrival & Dismissal

Hours of Operation

The school day begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 3 p.m.

Arrival Procedures (During Construction)

Bus Riders

Buses will drop students off at the temporary main entrance in the gym lobby along Bellevue Avenue. Bellevue Avenue in front of the gym will be closed and no parking permitted from 8-8:30 a.m. on school days to allow room for buses.

Car Riders

Drop off: 8:10-8:29 a.m.

Car riders should be dropped off in the back of the school. Enter the back parking lot from Bellevue Avenue.

For student safety, drivers must stay in their vehicle. Students should have backpacks ready to exit their vehicle quickly and on the passenger side. Staff members will greet students and help them out of cars for safety.

Drivers will be directed to pull up to the furthest spot available to allow students from several cars to exit at the same time. All vehicles will exit onto Perry Highway.

Walkers

Walkers should enter through the temporary main entrance of the school on Bellevue Avenue. Please use crosswalks to cross the street and follow directions from our crossing guards. As a reminder, dogs cannot be on school grounds. No students should arrive before 8:15 a.m.

During Construction

Dismissal Procedures (During Construction)

Bus Riders

Students will be dismissed through the temporary main entrance in the gym lobby and meet buses lined up along Bellevue Avenue. Bellevue Avenue in front of the gym will be closed and no parking permitted from 2:50-3:20 p.m. on school days to allow room for buses.

Car Riders

Car rider pick-up will take place in the back of the building at approximately 3:05 p.m. All vehicles must come up the hill on Bellevue Avenue from Center Avenue and NOT from Chalfonte Avenue. No vehicles will be able to get around the buses when they are parked on Bellevue Avenue.

Car Rider Tags/Placards

Car rider backpack tags and car placards are sent home with every student each school year. Please make sure to attach a tag to your child's backpack and place the placards in the car that will be picking the student(s) up.

Walkers

Walkers will exit from either the gym lobby or Perry Highway doors depending on how the student’s parent/guardian responded to the school's survey. Walkers are dismissed at 2:55 p.m.

For 2023-24

When the school year begins, Chalfonte Avenue between Perry Highway and Bellevue Avenue will be a single lane, one-way road with no parking. Traffic will only be permitted onto Chalfonte from Route 19. Chalfonte should not be used during arrival and dismissal.

Bellevue Avenue in front of the gym will be closed and no parking permitted from 8-8:30 a.m. and from 2:50-3:20 p.m. on school days to allow room for buses.

Late Arrivals & Early Dismissals

If you are picking up for an early dismissal or dropping off for a late arrival, please use the temporary main entrance in the gym lobby.

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