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Drop Off and Pick Up

Drop Off and Pick Up Procedures


Before School Program

For the 2020/2021 School year Independence Academy will not offer before school care.


Regular Drop Off (7:30-7:55)

Please follow the one-way lane through the entire drop off loop. Be sure to use the right lane for drop off only. Please have your child exit the vehicle on the right hand side. Be sure to drop off your child in their designated zone.Come to a complete stop before your child exits the vehicle. There is NO parking in the loop. If you must park, you may use the parking lot located to the south of the loop.  Always use the crosswalk. 


Pick Up/Drop off Pre-K

Zone 2- located at the front of the building.

Please follow the one-way lane through the entire pick up/drop off loop. Be sure to use the right lane for pick up/drop off only. Please have your child exit the vehicle on the right hand side. Be sure to drop off your child in their designated zone. Parents will not be allowed to enter the building in order to limit  possible COVID-19 exposure. Students must be walked to and from the Pre-K classroom, so please wait by your car. Do not walk to the front door or allow your child to walk into the school by themselves. An IACS employee will come to your car, ask you to sign in and walk your child into the classroom. Students leaving the building to go home will be accompanied by an IACS staff member to the parent/guardian’s vehicle. You will be asked to sign the child out for the day. 


Pick Up Kindergarten and 1st grade (3:30-4:00)

 Zone 2- located at the front of the building

Kindergarten and first grade will be dismissed early to allow for extra time. Please stay in the right lane of the loop. Pull as far forward as you can. Stay in your car and we will walk your child to your car. There is NO parking in the loop. If you do not see your student, you may circle back through the loop. 


Pick Up 2nd-8th (3:40-4:00) 

Zone 1- located on the north field under the white onings

 Please follow the one-way lane through the entire pick up loop. Be sure to use the right lane for pick up only. Please have your child enter the vehicle on the right hand side. Be sure to pick up your child in their designated zone. Come to a complete stop before your child enters the vehicle. There is NO parking in the loop. If you must park, you may use the parking lot located to the south of the loop.  Always use the crosswalk. 


Please Note: If you have multiple children, you will need to follow the one-way lane through the entire pick up/drop off loop, staying in the right lane and  stopping at each of the appropriate zones. 


If you pick up your child after 4:00, you will need to park in the south parking area, and text (970) 852-7498. Fees will apply.