Arrival and Dismissal Procedures
Early Dismissal Policy
Early Dismissals before 1 PM count as 1/2 day absence
Tardies after 10 AM count as 1/2 day absence
No early dismissals after 2:30 PM.
Photo ID required for adults picking up students.
All students are to be in uniform every day.
Grades K-5 have a uniform yellow collared shirt with navy pants.
Grades 6-8 have a uniform of navy blue collared shirt with khaki pants.
All grades may wear a Spring Garden t-shirt in lieu of a collared shirt.
Spring Garden’s attendance goal is 95% for each student.
Students are expected to be in school every day by 8:30 AM.
Students who are late to school after 9:00 AM must report to the main office for a late slip before reporting to their class. Prior to 9:00 AM teachers will adjust attendance.
To excuse an absence, a note from home must be received by the main office. Please make sure to include the child’s teacher and/or homeroom number on the note to ensure the information goes to the correct teacher.
On the 3rd day of absence, a doctor’s note excusing the child is required.
Classroom Visitation Policy
Parents/Guardians are welcome to visit our school. All visitors MUST report to the office and get a visitor’s pass before proceeding into the school.
Field Trip Policy
Students must be in uniform to leave the building on a field trip.
All students leaving the building must have a signed trip slip submitted by the morning of the trip.
Positive Behavior Intervention and Support (PBIS)
Students and staff participate in the Positive Behavior Intervention and Support program. This means that your child will gain monthly and/or weekly rewards for positive behavior. Negative behavior is gently corrected with positive incentives rather than negative punishments.