• What are the Parent Expectations for Drop Off and Pick Up?

    • The parking lot that accesses the front of the school will be open for drop off beginning at 7:15 am for students going to breakfast and at 7:30 am for all other students until 8:30 am. DO NOT drop off your child prior to these times. There is no supervision!!!
    • When dropping off your students, the student back entrance gate closes at 7:55.
    • The walker gate by the crossing guard on Westview closes at 8:00 am.
    • The walker gate and car gate by the front parking lot is open and monitored until 8:30 am.
    • The double white student access gates located in the front drop off under the clock close promptly at 8:00 am. If you are arriving and these gates are closed, you must escort your child into the front office and sign them in. They will be marked "tardy".
    • Please keep in mind that your child may make it into the student gates prior to 8:00 am, however, if they are not in their classrooms by 8:00, they will be marked late. Remember, 8:00 is late! Please consider this when planning your morning routines.
    • Breakfast is available and free to all students. We begin serving breakfast at 7:15 am. However, you child needs to be in the cafeteria by 7:45 am if they would like to take advantage of this opportunity. The serving line closes at 7:45 am. Bus students who arrive after 7:45 am will receive breakfast.
    • We need your help in ensuring student safety and expediting the carline during drop off:
      • Pull all the way forward when dropping off your student. This will allow for the maximum number of cars in the drop off lane.
      • Children need to learn how to exit the vehicle as quickly as possible. Have all their belongings ready and accessible. Please practice this with your child.
      • Children need to exit the vehicle from the passenger side, not the driver side.
      • Do not use your cell phone while in the carline.
      • Do not exit your vehicle in the carline. We have staff positioned throughout the carline available to assist and maintain safety. Signal for a staff member, if you need assistance. Please be patient, as they might be attending to another student.
    • During carline pick up,
      • You must have your carline pick-up placard displayed to pick up students from the carline. If you do not have a placard displayed, you will be directed to park and go into the front office. You will need to bring identification with you. You will receive a pass that you will present to the carline staff.
      • Pull all the way forward when picking up your student. This will allow for the maximum number of cars in the pick up lane.
      • Children need to enter the vehicle from the passenger side, not the driver side.
      • Do not use your cell phone while in the carline.
      • Do not exit your vehicle in the carline. We have staff positioned throughout the carline available to assist and maintain safety. Signal for a staff member, if you need assistance. Please be patient, as they might be attending to another student.
      • Please remember, students in the carline (front or back) need to be picked up in a vehicle. If you are not in a vehicle and attempt to pick up your child from the carline in person, you will be directed to go into the front office to be cleared for pickup. You will need to present identification.

    Understand the dismissal terminology and procedures

    If you want to "meet your child", you will need to tell your child they will be a walker.  They will be dismissed as a walker and you will need to let the teacher know which walker gate they need to be dismissed to—Riverside or Westview.  This is where the crossing guards are located.  If your child rides a bike to school, they are dismissed with the walkers.   

    Parents are NOT permitted to stand in the sidewalk areas within the campus in the front or back of their school and wait for their children.  This area is reserved for those children who are car riders.  There are two car rider pick up areas—one in the "front" of the school and one in the "back" of the school.  Your child needs to know which of these areas you will be picking up from.  Please stress to your child that you will be in the car and to follow the direction of the staff.  DO NOT tell your child to go out with the car riders and you will walk there to pick them up. Only Coral Park staff will be permitted in this area.  It will cause confusion and anxiety with your child if you tell them this because teachers and staff will direct the students whose parents said "they are going to meet" them to the walker areas.  It is important that they understand that they will be a "car rider" and you will be in your vehicle. Keep in mind, that the first two weeks of school, dismissal takes significantly longer.  Once routines are established, the carline time shortens tremendously.   Ease their anxiety by reminding them that it may take a little bit of time for your car to get to the front of the line, but you will be there.  

    CAS Aftercare is our on-site aftercare provider.  CAS Aftercare students are picked up by CAS staff in their grade level pod areas and escorted to the cafeteria at dismissal.  Students who attend off other off campus private aftercare providers are dismissed with the bus students.  Aftercare providers are required to pick up in the bus dismissal area.  Be sure your child and teacher know the name of the aftercare provider.