Frequently Asked Garden City Elementary School Questions?

  1. At what time are students allowed to be dropped off?
    Students can be dropped off at 7:20 am. School begins promptly at 7:45 am. Students are tardy after 7:45 am. Students must be at school prior to 7:35 in order to get breakfast.

  2. At what time does school end?
    The school's dismissal bell rings at 2:25 pm.

  3. Where do car riders, bus riders and walkers report in the morning?
    Students report directly to class or the cafeteria for breakfast. Preschool and Exceptional Children students are met by their individual teachers and or aides at their buses.

  4. What time does school end on early dismissal days?
    School will end at 12:25 pm on early dismissal days. These days are preset and are on the calendar.

  5. How can I find out about bus routes?
    Please call Mountain Valley Transportation at 777- 0101.

  6. When is a good time to call my child's teacher?
    Teachers can receive calls before and after school. All other times the teacher will be instructing.

  7. Why do I have to sign in and out each time I visit the school?
    All parents and visitors must stop by the office to sign in and receive a visitor's pass before visiting classrooms. This is to ensure the safety of all students and staff.

  8. Who is authorized to pick up my child at school?
    Only individuals who are listed on your child's emergency card may pick up your child from school.