Lincoln Elementary School

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Arrival and Dismissal Procedures

Arrival information (staff supervision is 8:20-8:30am and crossing guards are 8:15-8:35am)

School entry: Kindergarten students will enter the school at door #3 beginning at 8:20am. They will immediately line up by classroom in the hallway. First & Second Grade students will enter the school at door #1 beginning at 8:30am. Third & Fourth Grade students will enter the school at door #17 beginning at 8:30am. Fifth Grade students will enter at door #9 beginning at 8:30am. Breakfast and before school activities will to enter the school at door #1 on Shields Avenue at 8:10am.
Car riders: K-5 parents who drive and drop off their child(ren) have three designated locations to do so. All three locations will have staff at the curb to open car doors and assist your child(ren) out of the car. This is being done to help expedite the flow of traffic at the drop off locations. The Prekindergarten & Kindergarten location is the student drop off zone on Forest Avenue. The First & Second Grade location is the main doors on the south side of Shields Avenue. The Third through Fifth Grade location is the east end of our school on the south side of Shields Avenue. Please do not drop off your child in the middle of the street; you must use the curbside at a designated location or park and walk your child. There is no student drop off on Custer Avenue.
If you plan on parking to walk your child(ren) to the door, here are parking options: St. Nikola Church lot on Forest Avenue, along Forest Avenue north of Shields or south of Congress Park Avenues, along the north side of Shields Avenue, or along Custer Avenue north of Shields or south of Congress Park Avenues. Lots are for staff only. These parking options are also valid for school volunteers and visitors. All visitors must enter Lincoln School through door #1 and sign in at the main office.


Dismissal information (staff supervision is 3:05-3:15pm and crossing guards are 3:05-3:20pm)

School exit: All students will be dismissed at 3:05pm. Kindergarten students exit at door #3, and all students must be met at the door by a parent/guardian. First Grade students exit at door #6, and all students must be met at the door by a parent/guardian. Second Grade students exit at door #7, and all students must be met by a parent/guardian. Third Grade exits at door #17, Fourth Grade exits directly out of their classroom (near door #17), and Fifth Grade students exit at door #9.
Car riders: 3-5 parents who drive to pick up their child(ren) will use the same designated location as student drop off. Please do not pick up your child in the middle of the street; you must use the curbside at a designated location or park to pick up your child. There is no student pick up on Custer Avenue.
If you plan on parking to pick up your child(ren) at the door (required for K-2 parents), here are parking options: St. Nikola Church lot on Forest Avenue, along Forest Avenue north of Shields or south of Congress Park Avenues, along the north side of Shields Avenue, or along Custer Avenue north of Shields or south of Congress Park Avenues. Lots are for staff only. These parking options are also valid for school volunteers and visitors. All visitors must enter Lincoln School through door #1 and sign in at the main office.
Signs are in place to support the above mentioned instructions and procedures. These instructions and procedures will only work and be successful if Lincoln School has your full cooperation. We greatly appreciate parents following them as well as all traffic laws in a school zone to ensure the safety of all students.