• Elementary Pick-Up and Drop-Off Procedures

      General precautions:

      • Be your child’s best example. Please be courteous and follow all safety guidelines at all times.
      • No arrivals prior to 7:45am. No supervision is provided prior to that time.
      • Follow all directions from school safety personnel. They can see potential problems you may not.
      • Students are to be picked up promptly at dismissal- 2:15pm. There is no supervision after school hours.
      • Communicate the entrance/exit your child will use with their teacher.
      • Please drive slowly and watch for children!

      Car Riders: Grades K-5

      If your child is coming to school in a car and you would like to walk them to the door:

      At the start of the school day, parents can park cars in the North Lot and walk students to door 5. Supervisors will instruct the students to stand in two lines. Students will be allowed to enter the building at 7:55am. At the end of the school day (2:15pm), parents can park cars in the North Lot and pick up students at door 5.

      • Students are not allowed to enter the parking lot without an adult.
      • BECAUSE THIS IS ALSO A BUS LANE, WE WILL NOT BE ABLE TO USE THIS AREA AS A KISS AND GO.

      If your child is coming to school in a car and you would like to utilize the kiss and go line:

      Enter the South Lot (front of the building) and drive to door 12. Cars need to remain in a  single file line. Students may leave their car when they reach the curb near door 12. Students may not exit their car in the front circular drive. Parking in the circular drive in the front of the building is prohibited at all times. Supervisors will instruct the students to line up with their class on the black top. Students will be allowed to enter the building at 7:55am. Under no circumstances can a parent park in the South Lot and walk their child to the blacktop. At the end of the school day (2:15pm), the students will be standing in lines by grade level near door 12. When a student’s car is along the curb near door 12, the student will be allowed to walk to their car.

      • Do not park in the front lot or the South Lot by door 12 to pick up your student.

      Walkers: Grades K-5

      If your child is walking to school, they will use the entrance/exit closest to their home. Students living near the north side of the school line up by door 5. Students living near the south side of the school line up by door 12. In the afternoon (2:15pm), students in K-5 will exit the same door they entered in the morning.

      Bus Riders: K-5

      If your child is taking a bus to school they will be dropped off by door 5 and picked up by door 1.

      Preschool

      All A.M. Preschool students should be walked to door 5 at 7:50am. Parents may park in the North Lot. A paraprofessional will meet the Preschool students at door 5 and walk them to the classroom. Please supervise your child until the adult arrives.  All A.M. Preschool students will exit through door 12 at 10:30am. An adult must meet the child at the door.

      All P.M. Preschool students will all enter through door 13 at 11:40 am. Parents may park in the South Lot and walk their child to door 13. A paraprofessional will meet the Preschool students at door 13 and walk them to the classroom. Parents must supervise their child until the adult arrives. All P.M. Preschool students will be walked to door 5 at 2:15 p.m. Parents may park in the North Lot. An adult must meet the child at the door.

       

      Middle School Pick-Up and Drop-Off Procedures

      We need your help to keep the school and your children safe. EVERY child's safety is important to us. It remains our highest priority to ensure that students enter and exit cars in a safe and organized way. We ask everyone to correctly follow our pick-up and drop-off procedures. Please avoid the bus zone!

      General precautions:

      • Be your child's best example. Please be courteous and follow all safety guidelines at all times.
      • No arrivals prior to 8:40 AM. No supervision is provided prior to that time.
      • Follow all directions from school safety personnel. They can see potential problems you may not.
      • Students are to be picked-up promptly at dismissal 3:40. There is no supervision after school hours.
      • Please drive slowly and watch for children!

      Drop off and pick up procedures:

      • Pull into Westfield Community School middle school side lot {by the sports entrance). At the start of the day the students should walk to the front of the building to wait for entrance. At the end of the day, students that are car riders will be released from door 5.
      • Students can load/unload from PASSENGER SIDE of vehicle only. The driver should remain in the vehicle at all times and all driver side doors are to remain closed.
      • Keep pulling forward and fill in all gaps in Loading Zone Lane.
      • Have all school materials including backpack and lunch ready before student exits vehicle.
      • See the map below for a graphic of the procedure

      After your review, please reach out if you have additional questions or concerns.

Westfield Community School Pick-Up and Drop-Off Procedures