Arrival and Dismissal Procedures


Children will be allowed in the building at 7:35 a.m. The official school time hours are 8:10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. with the exception of our extended learning time program. Please bring your child/children into their assigned school building Exit door, for safety reasons.


  • For students needing to be dropped off before 7:35 parent’s must request early arrival to the Parent Coordinator and Principal through email.

  • School doors will be locked until 7:35 a.m.

MORNING LINE-UP: 8: 00 a.m. at Entrances listed below

  • Students in the following grades are to enter through the designated exits.

3K/Pre-K...........Exit 1 (Main Entrance)

Kindergarten....Exit 2

Grade 1.............Exit 3

Grade 2.............Exit 4

Grade 3.............Exit 5

Grade 4.............Exit 6

Grade 5.............Exit 7

LATE ENTRY: AFTER 8:20 a.m. Main Entrance


Dismissal at 2:30p.m. Exits listed below:

  • 3K and Pre-Kindergarten students are picked up from the main entrance at 2:30 p.m. every day.

  • Students of grades Kindergarten-5 are dismissed from their assigned exits at 2:30 p.m. daily.

  • At 2:35 p.m., teachers will bring the remaining students inside to the cafeteria. Parents are to enter through the Weirfield Street Entrance/Exit to pick-up their child(ren).

  • At 2:45 p.m., the remaining students are brought up to the first floor, where they will wait to be picked up. The school staff member will begin to call homes about having someone pick up their children. Please keep all numbers up-to-date with the school.

  • The students that remain in the building after 6:00 p.m. will be taken to the 83rd Precinct. The parents are to contact the Precinct; their number is (718) 574-1735.

Parents of students attending the Extended Day Program will receive a notice in early September. If your child does not receive a notice for the Extended Learning Time programs (ELT), they will be dismissed at 2:30 p.m. every day. Extended Learning Time programs are offered to students in Kindergarten through 5th grades, only.

Dismissal for children who attend the EXTENDED LEARNING TIME (ELT) Programs:

5:30 p.m. – Through the Weirfield Street School Yard Exits

If no one comes for the child, by the time the principal leaves the building, usually after 6 p.m., the student will be taken to the 83rd Precinct and the parent will be contacted to pick up the child at the Precinct’s location.


  • Parent / Guardian is to call the school at (718) 326-6360 extension “0” to notify the school of the time for early child retrieval.

  • For the safety and security of our children, all visitors must bring a photo ID with them to enter the school building through the main entrance.

  • Once signed in, proceed to the Main Office.

  • Let office personnel know your child’s name and class.

  • Your child will be called down, with their things, to leave with you.

  • You must sign the child out in the student sign-out book on the counter in the main office.

  • Children may not be picked up less than half an hour before dismissal.

  • Children will not be allowed to leave with a minor or someone unknown to school personnel, whose name is not listed on the blue emergency card.

  • Please use only the main entrance to enter and leave the building.