Drop off & Pick up

TK - Kindergarten
1st - 4th grade
Drop off: 8:00 - 8:10 am Drop off: 7:50 - 8:00 am
Supervision is not available before 7:50 am.
Drop-off & Pick-up:
  • Pull up to the drop-off location. Please stay in your car when dropping off your child. (If parking, please look both ways when crossing the parking lot.)

  • Continuously drive forward until you are bumper to bumper with the car in front of you, or directed otherwise from school employee or other designated traffic attendant.

  • Have your child ready to exit the vehicle after you have stopped in the drop-off zone (jackets, masks, and backpacks on). Please do not put items in the trunk or in another seat as no one is to exit the vehicle.

  • Have your child exit/enter the vehicle on the passenger side quickly and safely.

  • When it is safe to do so, and one car at a time, make a U-turn around the cones and drive slowly back through the parking lot. Please make a right-hand turn only on to Hazel Ave when exiting.

Please Do Not:

● Cut in line to take an open spot to drop off your child.
● Get out of the vehicle to help your child.
● Store your child’s backpack inside the trunk.
● Leave your car unattended in the drop-off zone.
● Have a conversation in the drop-off zone.
● Park in non-designated areas of the parking lot.
● Park in the fire lane segment of the drop-off zone.
Parking vehicles and walking up to school entrance:
● Park vehicle in spaces along the south end of the school property.
● Leave disabled parking open for those in need in accordance with vehicle code.
● Do not park in spaces that have been marked for school or building personnel.
● Walk safely along the pedestrian sidewalks to our designated drop-off area.
Please note these are the “default procedures” applicable to most students. If a student with special needs requires modifications, please contact the Principal to work out an alternative procedure.
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  • Please schedule a time to speak with the teacher regarding school related issues, or park your car and phone the office.
  • Walk safely and accompany your child when crossing the parking lot when bringing them to the entrance.
American River Parking Lot