Arrival and Dismissal Procedures

Upper Perkiomen 4th & 5th Grade Center

Arrival & Dismissal Procedures

Arrival Procedures: The Upper Perkiomen 4th & 5th Grade Center open their school doors promptly at 8:25 AM. At this time, student walkers and parents dropping their children off can enter the building through the main entrance in the front of the building. Parents dropping their children off must do so in the front of the building along Jefferson Street. Please do not utilize the back of the building for any reason. All buses will park in the back of the building and drop off students from there to entrances along the back of the building. The official start of the school day is 8:35 AM. Any students entering the building after 8:35 AM will need to sign in with the main office. If your child is arriving late to school because of a doctor, dentist, orthodontist, etc. appointment, please supply the main office with documentation upon arrival to school.

Dismissal Procedures: The Upper Perkiomen 4th & 5th Grade Center school dismissal process begins at 3:25 PM.  At 3:25 PM, student walkers and students being picked up by parents will dismiss through the front of the building.  Parents picking up their child must do so in the front of the building along Jefferson Street. Please do not utilize the back of the building for any reason.  All students riding a bus will exit the building and board their bus in the back of the building at 3:30 PM. If a parent needs to pick up their child, for any reason, when they normally ride a bus, a parent note must be received by the main office prior to 9:00 AM so that communication can occur with the child’s teacher regarding the change in their daily dismissal process.  If a note is not received prior to 9:00 AM, the student will board their normally scheduled bus at the time of dismissal.