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Drop-Off & Pick-Up

Morning Drop-Off

Doors to the school open at 8:25am and close at 8:40am. Students should be in their lines by 8:40am. Line-up spots can be found here. A few things to note:

  • Students may enter from any door (Main, Back Entry, Northampton). They will then proceed to their line up area.
  • Parents will drop students at the doors. Only students will be permitted in the line-up areas inside.
  • As the 2016-17 school year begins, there is no connecting path between the back of the building and the front of the building.
  • NO PULLING UP ON BROAD BRANCH AND DROPPING OFF. THIS IS ALSO TRUE FOR PICK UP.

Afternoon Pick-Up

  • Pre-K will dismiss at 3:05 pm
  • K – 5 dismisses at 3:15 pm
  • Inclement weather pick up locations will be communicated by your child’s teacher.
  • Early Pickup: Reminder – if you need to pick up your child early from school, please make sure you arrive to the office no later than 2:45 pm.  The closer the teachers and students get to 3pm and our 3:15 pm dismissal time, it becomes very difficult to locate the students and redirect them to the main office during the end of day wrap up process. Please help us by planning ahead and arriving to the office no later than 2:45 pm for an early pickup. We greatly appreciate your assistance and support of this request. 

Morning Drop-Off Line

Please follow these simple rules to make sure Lafayette’s drop-off lane runs smoothly and safely. There is NO PARKING OR STANDING on Northampton, even past the drop off lane. Please do not get out of your car at any point on Northampton Street. The line closes at 8:40 am. After that please park in a legal spot and walk your children in.

Pull as far forward as possible before stopping;

Put the car in park;

Unlock all doors;

DO NOT get out of the car. If you want to get out of the car, please park LEGALLY (NOT ON NORTHAMPTON OR BROAD BRANCH) and walk;

Make sure your child or children are sitting on the right side of the car (side where door opens by the curb) if possible;

Backpacks should be within reach of the child or volunteer helper when the car door opens;

Once the car stops in the lane, the parent should ask the child to begin to unbuckle their seatbelt and get ready to get out of the car;

Children who sit in the third row should do the same as the above instructions but parents need to let the volunteer helper know to open the hatchback door. Parents should not get out of the car;

Once you have dropped off your child, wait until the car in front of you drives away;

DO NOT PULL AROUND THE CAR IN FRONT OF YOU INTO THE LANE GOING THE OTHER DIRECTION.

If you want to sign up to help open doors on the drop-off lane, please click here. We need your help!