Jena Elementary School

Arrival & Departure


Students should arrive at school no earlier than 7:20 a.m. The school day begins at 7:50 a.m. Any student arriving after 7:50 must report to the office for a tardy slip. All car drop-offs will be in the front of the school. NO STUDENTS MAY BE DROPPED OFF IN THE FACULTY PARKING LOT OR BUS DROP OFF. Duty teachers will leave at 7:45 in order to be in their classrooms at 7:50.

No students will be checked out after 3:00 p.m. The end of the school day bell will ring at 3:20 pm for the buses. The second bell will be for car pick up. The car pick up line will be in the front of the school as well. Refer to the drawing below for car pick up procedure. After the small buses leave, cars will follow in line for student pick up. Each car MUST have a car tag. These may be purchased for $2.00 each.  Parents without a car tag must come to the office to check out students.

Students will also be given a book sack tag denoting whether they are a car rider or a bus rider.