Arrival and Dismissal

  • ARRIVAL: Students may arrive NO EARLIER than 7:15 !!

    EARLY PICKUP: No later than 1:45 PM!!


  • The earliest arrival time for bus students is 7:15 AM.  The earliest arrival time for carpool and walkers is 7:20 AM.

    • CARPOOL: Students may NOT wait outside of their cars or at the front doors at carpool until signal to unload by staff is given. 
      • Students arriving by carpool will be required to open their own doors from within the cars.
      • We ask that parents remain inside of the cars at all times.
    • BUS ARRIVAL: We will unload buses in the bus lane on East Rock Springs Road
    • WALKERS:
      • You may park in the neighborhood around MES.  Please do NOT park in any area denoted by no parking sign. 
      • East Rock Springs Road is not allowable parking during arrival time!
      • You may walk your student up to the building as far as the entrance door.
      • Be mindful of high traffic areas, as many drivers may not be as mindful of little walkers.
      • Bike racks are available at the Walker's Pad as well as at the front of the building. Please be sure to lock up your bike. MES cannot be responsible for missing bikes.


  • Dismissal will begin at 2:15 pm.  We will dismiss bus riders, MAS, and Walkers first. Car line will begin after buses have departed the school.

    CARPOOL: PikMyKid app will be used for ALL carpool. Download from your phone's app store.
    Adults picking up must remain in cars for carpool. We will not be allowing "walk up" carpool retrieval.

    • Students will be dismissed from their classrooms when PikMyKid notification arrives to the teacher that cars have entered carpool line. 
    • Students departing by carpool will be required to open their own doors from outside of the cars.
    • We ask that parents remain inside of the cars at all times.


    • Students will remain in classrooms and will be dismissed one bus at a time as they arrive at the school.


    • K-3rd Grade - If you have a child in K-3, please be prepared with your app in hand to retrieve these younger students at the designated area at the top of the stairs. 

    • 4th and 5th Grade - Students who are walkers in grades 4&5 will be released to the sidewalk on East Rock Springs Road whether or not they are announced. If you are at school to pick up your older walker child, please be prepared to meet on the sidewalk.

    • If you have a combination of students in 4&5 with younger students in K-3, please tell your older student where to meet you after you pick up your younger student from the top of the stairs.