Drop-Off & Pick-Up Procedures

  • The parking lot can be a bit chaotic during arrival and dismissal. Below are the guidelines for dropping off and picking up students, whether car riders, bus riders, or tuition PreK students. Thank you for your patience and cooperation as we work together to make the arrival to, and departure from school a smooth and safe transition for all our students.

    Car Riders

    Please remember the following when dropping off your child at school: 

    • Car riders will line up along the front of the building starting no earlier than 8:25 a.m. and 12:20 p.m.
    • At 8:30 a.m. and 12:25 p.m. school staff will unload students, and students will be escorted into the school using Door 2.
    • If you arrive later than 8:40 a.m. and 12:35 p.m., the school doors will be locked. You will need to park and sign in your child. A staff member will then assist your child to their classroom. 

    If you chose to park your car: 

    • Park in the designated visitor/parent spot
    • Walk your child to the door, where a staff member will be waiting to greet you and your child. A staff member will then assist your child to their classroom. 

    Please remember the following when picking up your child at school:

    • Park in the designated visitor/parent spot
    • Be prepared to show a current ID at the front desk and sign-in
    • Wait for your child to arrive in the office 

    Tuition PreK

    Please remember the following when dropping off your child at school:

    • Please have your number displayed for staff members
    • Drive past the main entrance and turn left through the parking lot
    • Follow the tuition drop-off signs to the south side of the school
    • Pull up to the Drop-Off Only sign at the end of the school
    • Staff Members will assist your child out of the car and direct them into the building to their classroom

    Please remember the following when picking up your child at school:

    • Please have your number displayed for staff members
    • Drive past the main entrance
    • Pull up to the Pick-Up Only sign at the end of the school
    • Staff Members will assist your child into the car
    • Pull forward and assist your child into their restraint system.
      Please Note: It is the parent’s responsibility to ensure their child is properly restrained.

    Bus Riders

    • Students are dropped off in the North lot for all school sessions. No parent orvisitor parking is allowed in this lot.
    • PreK and Kindergarten students will only be released from the bus if a parent or guardian is present
    • If a parent or guardian is not available, both the school and transportation offices need to contacted as to who will be meeting the student at the bus stop
    • If no adult is present to accept the student, the student will be returned to Verda Dierzen to be picked up by a parent or guardian
    • After a student is returned a 3rd time he/she will be sent to Kids Club Emergency Care and the parent or guardian will be charged a fee


    For all students, parents should call the office no later than 2:15 p.m. if a change in dismissal plans is necessary.