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Student Drop Off/Pick Up

  • 7:45 - Office Opens
  • 8:15 - Front Doors for Entrance/Breakfast
  • 8:40 - Students Released to Classrooms
  • 8:45 - School Day Begins
  • 11:00 - 3rd Grade Lunch
  • 11:40 - 4th Grade Lunch
  • 12:20 - 5th Grade Lunch
  • 3:25 - End of Day Announcements & Dismissal of School
  • 4:15 - Office Closes

* Students riding buses will be dismissed as their busses arrive at West

Bradley West Arrival and Departure Procedures

Please take special note of the changes to our arrival and departure procedures. The changes are necessary to keep ALL safe. We have had too many close calls and don’t EVER want to have any tragic events. Thank you for keeping our kids, staff, parents, etc safe!

  • In the morning, arrival doors open at 8:15 AM. The school day begins at 8:45 and will be over at 3:30.
  • All Children (Bus riders, car riders and walkers) enter the main entrance in front of the school by the flag pole. The loop off of Crosswell Avenue is for Buses and designated staff only.
  • The entrance to the school parking lot (past the building) will be one-way from 8:00AM-9:00AM and 3:00PM-4:00PM (sign provided).
  • If you choose to drive your child to school, please follow the map for Everyones’s safety! Follow the loop around the parking lot and have your student exit the passenger’s side of the car in the designated drop zone. Please pull all the way forward to the designated area to drop your child (signs provided). Please stay in your car!
  • If you would like to walk your child(ren) up to the door, please follow the one-way traffic around the parking lot loop and PARK your car in the lot and escort them across the parking lot to the entrance. ALL CHILDREN MUST BE ACCOMPANIED IN THE PARKING LOT! This is for the safety of all.
  • In the afternoon, it is imperative that your child(ren) know their plan for transportation home each day. We understand that changes may occur during the day, please call the office by 2:30 to make that change.
  • Car-riders will no longer be corralled by the north side of the building. All car-riders will be held in the cafe and exit the library door when your car is in position in the loading zone. The official “Pick Up Zone” is the yellow curb, and white diagonal painted lines on the pavement in front of the building. Please display your child’s last name on the passenger side, dashboard of your vehicle. Please remain in your car. A staff member will radio to the inside holding area when you are in position to receive your child in the car-rider line. Once you have your child safely in your car, use the left lane to exit the parking lot. The staff will direct the remaining cars forward to fill the vacated spots and the next child(ren) will be called.
  • At the end of the day (3:30), All walkers will exit the main entrance. Walkers must proceed to the crosswalk and cross accordingly, with the crossing guard. If your child will be picked up on Crosswell Ave. Please Bradley West Arrival and Departure Procedures 2022 designate them as a “walker” and park along Crosswell. Children must exit the main entrance and cross with the crossing guard.
  • Bus riders will exit the main entrance, once their bus arrives and has been announced.
  • No parking in the District Office Parking Lot. If you want to pick up your child and park in the school parking lot, you must follow the traffic pattern and find an open spot in the lot that is not occupied or used for the overflow pick up line. Your child will be in the inside car rider holding area. Proceed to the main entrance and office window. The office will call your child up to the office for you.
  • Visitor parking (during the school day) is in the North Lot adjacent to Perry Farm.

Frequently Asked Questions:

  1. I would like to pick up my child who is a car-rider at the end of the day, and it is past the time (2:30) to change it, what do I do? Park on Crosswell Ave. and walk to the building. Proceed to the office window and we will call your child up OR go through the line and let the staff member in the back of the lot know you are parking to get your child.
  2. If I park in the lot prior to 3:00 PM and wait for dismissal, how do I get my kid? You will walk to the main entrance and ask for your child at the office window. Your child will Bradley West Arrival and Departure Procedures 2022 be retrieved and dismissed from the main entrance with you. No students are allowed in the lot alone.
  3. Why are you not letting us park in the District Office Parking lot? Our number one reason is for safety of our children. Plus there are meetings/activities that happen there regularly.
  4. Can I use my cell phone in the lot, in line? Cell phones are prohibited when driving.
  5. My kid wants to go with a friend, how does the other parent pick them up? They would add your child’s name to the paper on the dashboard. If it will be recurring, ie. child care situation, please communicate with the classroom teacher.
  6. Will there be police presence in the parking lot? Yes, from time to time police will be around to help direct traffic at certain locations.
  7. Why is this necessary? For the safety of ALL. We have had too many close calls with children in the lot, accidents and unsafe behavior.
  8. Why is there an “overflow” lane? This is to open up the loop and allow traffic through. We don’t want to back up on Crosswell. A staff member will direct the traffic to allow for timely departure.
  9. If I don’t have paper, how can I communicate who I am picking up? Let the staff member know by rolling down your window/opening door and let them know the last name. Please remain in your car.