First Day of School Information
What are the school hours?
AM & Head Start Classes
The doors open at 7:15.
AM classes are from 7:45 AM to 10:45 AM.
Head Start classes are from 7:45 to 3:15 PM.
The doors open at 11:45 AM.
PM Classes are from 12:15 PM to 3:15 PM.
Breakfast & Lunch
All AM classes receive a free breakfast.
All PM classes receive a free lunch.
Head Start classes receive free breakfast, lunch, and an afternoon snack.
To ensure your child has enough time to eat. AM students can enter the building at 7:15 AM and PM students can enter the building at 11:45 PM.
- 2 boxes of Kleenex tissues
- 1 box, 24 count Crayola crayons
- 1 box, 8 count Washable Crayola markers
- 2 boxes, 20 count Ziplock sanchwich bags
- 1 full size backpack without wheels
What does my child need to bring to school?
- regular size backpack (no wheels)
- change of clothing (uniform shirt, pants, underwear, and socks)
Parents can drive through the drop-off circle (curb closest to the side of the building) and Clifton personnel will open the car door (start at 7:15 AM / 11:45 PM) to let your child out of the car. If you prefer to park and walk your child to the building, please remember the front parking lot is designated for buses, day cares, and special needs. If you walk your child to the building you are responsibile for making sure your child walks into the building safely.
You MUST have your car tag with you in order to pick up your child at school. If you are in the pick-up lane on the side of the building, you MUST have your car tag hanging on the rearview mirror so it can be clearly seen. If you are walk to the front door to pick up your child, please remember to bring your car tag with you. If you lose your car tag, be prepared to present your ID in the office.
School Bus Information
If your child will be riding the bus, you will need to complete a transportation form 24 hours before your child is to ride the bus. This information will be given to the bus driver and kept in the school office. Please come to the school to complete a new transportation form if / when information needs to be updated.
You will need to identify the bus stop most convenient for you. This will determine the color of the bus route. When picking up from the bus you MUST have your ID and your car tag in order to pick up your child.
The bus schedules can have a 10 minute varation. Avoid missing the bus by arriving early for pick-up and drop-off. If you miss the bus for drop-off, you will need to come to the school to pick up your child.