POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
School Hours and Attendance
School Hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 2:55 p.m. Doors open for students at 8:15 a.m., unless there is inclement weather. If your child arrives late, please stop by the office for a tardy pass so he or she is not marked absent. ***Please do not visit a classroom without stopping by the office at any time.***
There are lawful reasons for absence from school. Whenever your child is absent, you must provide a note of explanation to the school within three days of your child's return to school. Absences due to illness in excess of five consecutive days require a physicians' note.
Registration for enrollment
Parents enrolling their child/children will need to supply the following information:
Residency Verification (see below)
Child's Social Security Number
Residency Verification - Students must attend the school in the area in which their parent or guardian reside. When you register your student ONE DOCUMENT must be a lease, mortgage papers, or a notarized tenant verification form. The OTHER DOCUMENT must be a utility bill.
Out of Area Transfers
At times, special circumstances exists that students are allowed to attend schools other than their home school. At the elementary and middle school levels, principals may approve the Out of Area Transfer for daycare reasons.
Children who ride a bus must ride the bus to which they are assigned. Requests for special transportation arrangements to ride a different bus to a sitter or day-care must be made by completing an Exceptional Transportation Request. The office must receive the Exceptional Transportation Request form five school days prior to the date the transportation change is to begin. The request form can be picked up at the school's front office.
Exception Transportation Requests that are considered:
Parent(s) work and the student goes to a babysitter's home
Parent(s) work and the student goes to/from a nursery or daycare facility
Parent(s) go on vacation and the student is to stay with another adult
Lunch Money and Menus
Lunch money can be added to your child's account in the Cafeteria or online at www.mealpayplus.com. If paying by check, please make it payable to CSC Cafeteria. Menus are available on the AACPS website at Anne Arundel County School Meals.