Drop off students should arrive to school no earlier than 7:00 a.m. Bus students will be allowed into the building at 7:00 a.m. Bus students that arrive between 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. will need to go to the Commons to have breakfast or sit in the designated areas that are supervised by staff. Drop off and students on buses that arrive at 7:50 a.m. or later are to get breakfast from the line and report directly to their classroom.
Students who arrive on time will have a better chance to achieve. Students who arrive after 8:00 a.m. will be marked tardy. Tardy students must be signed in at the front desk upon arrival. A tardy slip will only be excused if a written notice of the reason is provided. See Attendance Policy for reasons a tardy/absence will be excused.
Students arriving after 10:30 are marked “absent” for one-half day. Absences can be excused or unexcused. See Attendance Policy for further information about absences.
Breakfast will start at 7:30 am. We encourage all students to eat breakfast. Breakfast will not be served after 8:00 am. Please ensure your child arrives to school prior to 8:00 to take advantage of breakfast.
Students will have a lunch period each day. All students will have the option to purchase lunch each day, or students may choose to pack a lunch. Students who choose to purchase school lunch will have a minimum of three choices. Lunch cannot be brought to a student during school hours.
Students who leave school early are marked as “early dismissal.” Students must be signed out by a parent in the front office, no phone calls or notes are allowed. Students are not released the last 15 minutes prior to the end of the school day, unless under extreme circumstances. Please make appointments for students after the dismissal time for school.
DISMISSAL AND PICK-UP TIMES
Students will be dismissed at 3:01 p.m. Students who ride the bus should immediately board the bus or report to the designated waiting area until their bus arrives. Students who are being picked up by parents or guardians should wait in the designated area. Students being picked up by parents/guardians should be picked up no later than 3:15pm. Walkers, students with bikes and scooters should leave campus immediately after dismissal. Students waiting to pick up siblings from Imagine Coolidge Elementary must wait in the designated waiting areas until their siblings are dismissed. Any students staying for after school activities, such as clubs and athletics, should report immediately to the designated location provided by the club sponsor or coach.