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Parking, Pick-Up, Drop-Off

Hybrid Drop-off/Pick-up Procedures

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  • Entrances to the building will open at 7:40 a.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. The entrances will open at 9:55 a.m. on Wednesdays.
  • Parents with K, 2, 3, 5 students will enter Southeast Elementary from the SE Trilein Drive on the south side of the building, first heading east towards the playground, and eventually north and then west as leaving the lot.
  • Parents will follow the perimeter of the parking lot, dropping students at the drop-off zone. The drop off zone for K, 2, 3, 5 students will be at the farthest north section of the parking lot, closest to the building and playground. Students can exit the vehicle at any point when in the designated drop-off areas. Please stay in a single file line while in all areas of the parking lot. Adults will be present to direct students to their outdoor classroom entrances. 
    • Please have your child ready to exit the vehicle (on the passenger side) when reaching the drop off area to ensure the safety of students. Drivers of K-5 students should not exit the vehicle while in the drop-off and pick-up lines.
  • ***Parents with students in grades 1 and 4, will turn east onto SE 10th Street from SE Trilein Drive. The drop-off zone for these students will be as close to the north staff parking lot entrance, as possible. Please stay in a single file line behind, or alongside the buses if they are present, dropping off where adults are present to assist with directing students to their designated building entrances.
    • Please have your child ready to exit the vehicle (on the passenger side) when reaching the drop off area to ensure the safety of students. Drivers of K-5 students should not exit the vehicle while in the drop-off and pick-up lines.
  • Parents with students in multiple grades, may select the drop-off zone that involves the youngest student in the family, allowing for the older students to walk the exterior of the building, with adult guidance and support, to their classroom entrance on the opposite side of the building.
  • All students, parent drop-off/bus riders/daycare buses/walkers, will enter their specific classroom entrance once dropped off at school.  Students eating breakfast will enter the S25 entrance entering nearest to the cafeteria.
  • Do not leave your vehicle unattended unless you park in a designated parking spot for parents.

Students Riding The Bus

  • Students riding the school bus and commercial daycare buses will enter and exit through their respective classroom doors (1st and 4th grades on the north side of the building, and K, 2, 3, 5 on the south side of the building).
  • The commercial daycare bus drop-off and pick-up zone is on the west side nearest the main entrance to the school building.  The school bus drop-off and pick-up zone is on the north side of the school building, with traffic facing east on10th street, along the marked sidewalk.  
  • Parents of 1st and 4th grade students are allowed to drop-off in this location, once the buses have completed their drop-offs and left campus.  Parents should otherwise refrain from using this entrance/exit and drop-off zone. 
  • During the school day, school buses will be on or near school grounds.

Students Riding Their Bikes to School

  • Students riding a bike to school may park in the bike racks and enter the above mentioned entrances based on their grade level.
  • Students should park bicycles on the south side of the building in the designated bike rack area. 
  • Once students, who are riding their bikes, enter the Southeast Elementary campus they will walk their bike on the sidewalk. Please keep in mind that students in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades may ride bikes to school.

Parent Pick-Up

  • K, 2, 3, 5 students picked up by car (excluding bus and commercial day care riders) or who will be walking home will exit the school from their classrooms on the south side of the building with their teacher and will stand on the sidewalk/grass area on the north of the parking lot. Older siblings will meet their K, 2, 3 sibling in this area as well.
    • Communication with the older sibling will be important to clarify their appropriate pickup location.
  • 1st and 4th students picked up by car (excluding bus and commercial day care riders) or who will be walking home will exit on the north side of the building with their teacher and will stand on the sidewalk/grass area on the north side of the small north parking lot. Older siblings may meet their 1st or 4th grade sibling in this area as well.
    • Communication with the older sibling will be important to clarify their appropriate pickup location.
  • If you are picking your child up by car, please do not park and get out of your car to meet your child.
  • Parents walking to pick up children should wait outside the designated pick-up areas and social distance. We would request that you wear a mask while on campus.
  • Students are not allowed to walk through the parking lot unattended. 
  • Students and parents needing to walk across the parking lot should wait for the crossing attendant’s signal before crossing.

Student safety is our priority. Our student day concludes at 2:55 p.m.Thank you, in advance, for your patience. Should your dismissal plans change, please inform your child’s teacher (or main office) prior to 2:00 p.m.

School Buses

  • Students riding the school bus and commercial daycare buses will enter and exit through their respective classroom doors (1st and 4th grades on the north side of the building, and K, 2, 3, 5 on the south side of the building).
  • The commercial daycare bus pick-up zone is on the west side nearest the main entrance to the school building.  The school bus pick-up zone is on the north side of the school building, with traffic facing and moving east on10th street, along the marked sidewalk.
  • Please yield to school vehicles by allowing them to enter/exit.