Important Arrival & Dismissal Info

Updates to arrival & Dismissal

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Pickup & Drop Off in the 7th Street Lot!

Parents should drop off and pick up students in the 7th street lot. McKinley is for staff parking and buses only between 8:00-8:30 and 2:45-3:15.


Washington opens to students at 8:05 a.m. Our instructional day starts at 8:15 a.m. Students who ride the bus will be dropped off in the McKinley lot and will be directed by staff to the entrance for their grade level. Students who self transport will be dropped off at their grade specific door in the 7th street lot. Students will be greeted there by staff at their grade level entrance and directed to their rooms. The picture below shows the entrances by grade. Kinder/Y5s and 5th will use door 6. 1st and 4th will use door 5, and 2nd and 3rd will use door 4. Students may not be dropped of at the main office to enter before 8:30.


At 3:05 Dismissal, students will exit through the same doors they entered, passing around the outside edge of the blacktop area to the buses in the McKinley lot and on to the pickup area at the edge of the playground on the East side of the lot. Signs help identify the grade levels waiting for pickup.


Students may not be picked up in the main office after 2:45. If you have an emergency need between 2:45 and dismissal please call and we will bring your student out to you at the 7th Street lot, which may be subject to traffic delay. We recognize that dismissal is often a frustrating time due to the size of our parking lot. Please be patient with us and each other to get things moving as safely and quickly as possible.


If you have any questions please give us a call.
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