School Hours

Early Drop-Off: 7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Regular Drop-off: 8:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. Delta 4-8th Grades
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Preprimary through Third Grade
Dismissal: 3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Teachers are available daily after 3:15 p.m. by appointment only.

From 8:00 to 8:15 a.m. teachers are engaged in preparing the classroom environment and materials and are not available. Should you need to speak with a teacher, please leave either a message or a phone call request in the Front Office.

The teachers sincerely appreciate your consideration and cooperation in respecting this time.

Early Dismissal

If a student needs to be dismissed during school hours for a special appointment, parents/guardians are to call the school to notify the Front Office.

Students will be escorted to the Front Office to be picked up and signed out by the parent/guardian or persons authorized on the student enrollment form.

Absences

  • Parents/guardians are to notify the school by 8:30 a.m. when a child is absent from school.
  • More than five absences in a quarter marking period will be reviewed by the Head of School.

Planned Absences

Parents/guardians should plan vacations around the school calendar. If special family needs or occasions occur during the school year, please notify teachers in writing at least a week in advance of when absences are anticipated.

  • It is the responsibility of the student to notify teachers in writing at least 24 hours in advance of a planned absence so teachers may gather the student’s work.
  • Extended planned absences are to be communicated in writing at the earliest possibility.

Make-up Work

Students have two school days to make up work for each day of school missed. It is the responsibility of the student to request make-up work upon his/her return to school.

  • Parents/guardians may call the school to request work for absent students.
  • Requests are to be made before noon for work to be available for pick up after 3:30 p.m.

Arrival & Dismissal

Arrival/Dismissal Procedures may be modified for safety and efficiency at any time.

Main Building (PreK thru 3rd grades)
Drop-off: 8:00 – 8:30 a.m.
Staff will assist the children in getting out of the vehicle.  If necessary, parents may park and drop kids off in the lobby.

Delta Building (4th thru 8th grades)
Drop-off: 8:00 – 8:15 a.m.

Tardiness

Upper and Middle School Grade students (4th-8th) are tardy after 8:15 a.m.
Preprimary and Lower Elementary students are tardy after 8:30 a.m.
Tardy students must check in at the Front Office and will be escorted to class by a staff member.

  • Five tardies in one marking period will equal one absence for that marking period.
  • Tardies will be excused with written notes regarding doctor appointments or emergencies.
  • Tardiness interferes with the student’s opportunity to focus and impacts the morning procedures for the entire class.

Punctuality is critical to effectively utilize all available instructional time.