Policies

Student Uniform Policy

All students are required to wear the following, everyday to school:

Navy tops with collar
Khaki bottoms (pants or appropriate length skirt)

All students are NOT permitted to wear the following:

Jeans
Open toed shoes
Flip flops

School Hours

Start Time: The school day begins at 8:05 a.m. with the Universal Breakfast program, which provides every student with a free nutritious breakfast.

Students are picked up by their teachers at 8:26 a.m from the designated spot. The teachers will meet the students everyday in the Cafeteria (4th grade) or in the Multi-Purpose Room (5th grade). The third grade students will be pick up from the Gym by their teacher and have breakfast in their class.

Dismissal Time: Students are dismissed at 3:04 p.m. with third graders leaving from the Wyoming Exit West, and the fourth/fifth Graders leaving from the driveway exits.

Early Dismissal: If for any reason, a student needs to leave school early, he or she must be signed out by a legal guardian.  Please note that NO student will be allowed to be dismissed after 2:30 p.m.

Students & Medication

If your son or daughter needs to take ANY type of medication (prescription or over the counter), he or she must bring it into school and give it to the school nurse immediately.  Students are NOT permitted to bring in any type of medicine, cough syrup, inhaler, etc. to school and keep it in their desk or school bag.  If you have any issues or concerns about your son or daughter and his/her medication, please feel free to call the school, and ask to speak to the school nurse.

Student Absences

If, for any reason, your son or daughter is absent from school you must provide a note within 3 days of the student being absent describing why he or she missed school.  If a child misses three or more days of school in a row, you must call the school and tell the school nurse or classroom teacher.  A child is considered “truant” (absent illegally) if a note or doctor’s note is not given when he or she comes back to school. When the student has 3 illegal absents a Legal Notice will be sent home, when 10 illegal absents are recorded the student will be sent to Truancy Court.

Visitation Policy

Parents who wish to come to school to visit your child, pick him or her up early,  you must come up the main steps on Wyoming Ave.  After you walk through the double doors, please enter the Main Office and tell the secretary the reason for your coming to school.  Please be aware that the secretary or any other member of the office staff, has the right to ask for a valid Driver’s License, to verify your identity.  This is done for safety precautions.  Once a visitor’s identity is verified, he or she will receive a “Visitor’s Pass” to go to his or her child’s classroom.

Again, please remember that when you are asked for I.D. it is not to inconvenience you, but to keep your child as well as all of the other children safe and secure.

Cell Phone and Other Electronic Devices Policy

According to the School District of Philadelphia Student Code of Conduct, it is against the Code for a student to bring to school a beeper or cell phone.  The first time a student is caught with a cell phone, beeper, hand held video game,  the item WILL BE CONFISCATED.  The item will only be returned to a PARENT or GUARDIAN.  If there is a second time the student is caught with one of these electronic devices, the item will be CONFISCATED AND NOT RETURNED.

The Student Code of Conduct in different languages.