Arrival & Dismissal Information

Arrival and Dismissal Procedures
(please see SPES parking lot map on Home Page)


  • Our school doors will open at 8:30 am.  We are not permitted to allow students in the building prior to 8:30 due to BCPS Policies.
  • All students will enter through the front lobby and proceed to their classroom.
  • Pre-K students will line up in the cafeteria with their class.
  • Visitors are not permitted past the lobby unless they have signed in with the office and have a BCPS visitor’s badge.

Dismissal Areas

Dismissal Door


Front Lobby

3rd, 4th, 5th

2nd Grade Outside Classroom Doors


Side Door (Kindergarten)

Pre-K, K, 1st


Dismissal Times




Bus Students, 5th and 1st


2nd, 3rd, and Kindergarten


4th and Pre-K


  • Pre-K, K, 1st, and 2nd Grade students must be picked up by an adult on the Emergency Dismissal Form.
  • 3rd, 4th, and 5th Grade students may walk home on their own.
  • In order to keep our students as safe as possible, all teachers will have each student’s emergency dismissal forms.  Students in Pre-K, K, 1st, and 2nd are only permitted to be released to adults listed on the emergency dismissal form.
  • After normal dismissal time any student not picked up must be brought to the office.  At this time, the parents/guardians will be called to pick up the student.   Students are only allowed to be released to adults on the student’s emergency dismissal form.