King’s Elementary School FAQs!
What time does school begin?
Tardiness and attendance?
Children are expected to be present in school regularly and on time.
There is no substitute for your child being in class, on time with his/her teacher. Punctuality is important for students to begin the learning day on a positive note. It is good training; the child does not miss the beginning of a lesson; it saves the student the embarrassment of entering the class late and the class is not distracted by late arrivals.
What time does school end?
Does King’s offer hot lunch?
Do I need to send money to school with my child/ren?
May I join my child/ren for lunch?
Do I need to order lunch ahead of time if my child/ren is going to be late?
Drop-off & Pick-up
What are drop-off and pick-up times?
Where do I drop off my child in the mornings?
There are three drop-off locations at the elementary school depending on your child’s grade level:
Lot A: Bus Students
At the south end of the building there is a bus circle drop off for buses only. There is no parent access.
Lot B: PreK and K
Carpool is located at the southeast side of the building on Dayton Ave. North.
Lot C: Grades 1 – 6
The lot for 1-6 grade students is located on the northeast side of the building on Dayton Ave. North.
In an effort to ensure the safety of students, parents are requested to adhere to all guidelines and directions of traffic flow when dropping off and picking up students. We ask you use the carpool of your youngest student. Follow map instructions exactly, please!
Do I pick up my child in the same place?
What if I need to change the normal pick up for my child?
How do I find out about carpooling with other families in my area?
Does King’s offer bus service?
What are the curricular offerings?
Discovery Fridays present students with unique opportunities of elective offerings that teach students to inquire, to think critically and creatively, to analyze and reflect, and to solve real life problems. Students discover their God given abilities and talents in not only academic areas but also in areas of leadership, service, music, the arts and athletics.
King’s Kids become confident, self-directed learners, ready to solve any challenge set before them.
Do elementary students have homework?
Elementary students are given time to complete daily assignments in class as much as is possible allowing time for family, church, and community related activities. However, work not completed in class becomes homework and is the responsibility of the student to complete prior to the date due. Generally, weekend assignments are not given for elementary students.
Elementary students are expected to memorize their weekly Bible verse, spelling words, and math facts at home. Students are also required to regularly participate in the outside reading program. Intermediate students are expected to study for tests, are required to do research and work on long term projects. Parents should contact their student’s teacher if their child regularly has more than one hour of homework each night.
What are the guidelines for late work?
- Each grade level works out an age appropriate system for dealing with late work.
- Students may be retained for recess or after school for late or missing work.
- Missing work notices may be sent home and parent conferences scheduled.
- Unexcused late work may not receive full credit.
- Continued, unexcused late work is reported to the principal. The student may be called in for consultation with the parents.
- Excused late work may result in a grade of incomplete (I) on the report card and must be completed by date agreed upon by parents and teacher or will result in “F”.
How are students evaluated or graded?
- Kindergarten students are evaluated each semester.
- Students in grades 1-6 are evaluated on a quarterly basis.
- Students in grades K-2 do not receive letter grades.
- Students in Grade 3 receive a combination evaluation with letter grades in reading, mathematics, and spelling.
- Students in grades 4-6 receive a letter grade in all academic areas.
Grades are primarily based upon daily work and test scores. In general, grades follow this pattern:
- 90 100% = A
- 80 89% = B
- 70 79% = C
- 60 69% = D
- below 60% = F.
Students who receive lower than a “C” average are placed on probation.
What is the procedure for parents and visitors to be on campus during school hours?
In order to provide a safe, secure environment for all children, parents and visitors are required to check in at the office to sign in for a Visitor’s Badge. No one on campus should be without this ID. Please follow this guideline; it is critical.
Is there a dress code at King’s?
King’s schools does not require uniforms, but we do have a dress code. Please use the following guidelines while determining the suitability of clothing worn at school:
- Clothing should not attract undue attention to the wearer or disrupt from learning.
- Clothing should not advertise alcoholic beverages, drugs, questionable sayings or be scary for young children.
- Underwear/boxers should not be visible.
- Shorts and skirts should be no higher than 5″ above the middle of the kneecap.
- Flip flops and open toe/heel shoes are not allowed at the elementary for safety reasons.
It is our goal that students will integrate principles of modesty into their own value systems. By establishing guidelines that honor God, honor others and honor themselves, student still have the ability to express their own individuality.