Carpool Instructions and Map

Dear Parents and Guardians:                                                             

Safety during carpool is the first priority at all times. Adherence to these carpool procedures, rules, and carpool attendants’ directions is required of all students and families of Littleton Prep. Please closely review the attached procedures and the additional tips below.

 

Littleton Prep Carpool Procedures 

• Masks must be worn at all times when outside of your vehicle.

• No early release of students after 12:00 p.m. 

• Carpool placards must be hanging on the rear view mirror until your student is in the car. 

• While in the carpool line, pull as far forward as possible. 

• Always yield to walkers and carpool attendants. 

• Do not leave your car running while in the line waiting for the carpool to begin. The exhaust can enter through the HVAC system. 

• No smoking in the carpool line. 

• No cell phone use once carpool begins. 

• No parking or loading on Rafferty Gardens or Delaware. 

• Do not park in no parking zones! Tickets double in a school zone. 

• No U-turns anywhere at any time. This is extremely dangerous! 

If you want to get through the carpool faster, consider coming around 12:40 p.m. The carpool line is moving quite smoothly and carpool is generally over by 12:45-12:50 p.m. 

Students enter and exit the cars from the sidewalk doors only. 

• Do not park, stop in or block the crosswalks. 

• Do not stop, load or unload in the crosswalks. 

• No left turn onto Rafferty from Delaware and no left turn off of Rafferty Gardens into the school parking lot from 7:40-8:00 a.m. and from 12:15 to 12:50 p.m. 

Kindergarten parents - After 12:30 p.m., you must stay in the carpool line. 

• If you walk up to the school to pick up your Kindergarten student, after giving your family number, please wait to the south or left of the front doors near the benches. The sidewalks need to be clear for students to enter the cars. 

 

Morning Drop Off 

 

PK-8 Student Drop Off –7:40-8:00 a.m. From the WEST side of the school, proceed NORTH on Delaware to Rafferty Gardens. Turn EAST only (right) proceeding to the NORTH school entrance. (Reminder-There is no left turn onto Rafferty Gardens from Delaware heading south between 7:40-8:00 a.m.  No parking or unloading on Rafferty Gardens or Delaware at any time.) Follow the cars alongside the field in a single file line. Proceed through the school’s NORTH gate. Once inside the gate stay in the left lane, proceeding to the school’s main entrance and park in the EAST parking lot. Do not park in the NORTH or EAST parking lots. The EAST lot is reserved from 7:40-8:00 a.m. for Pre-K and Kindergarten parents only during carpool. TO EXIT: Proceed along the front of the school, heading south, to exit the campus. There is RIGHT turn only on to Bannock during carpool. Please be aware of directions from the carpool attendants. Use crosswalks at all times.

 

Grades K-8 Student Drop Off - 7:40–8:00 a.m. - Choose a drop off option 

 

Option #1: Pre-K and Kindergarten only can park in the east parking lot and drop off your student at the front door- The EAST lot is reserved from 7:40-8:00 a.m. for Pre-K and Kindergarten parents only during carpool. You may also park on Bannock St. and accompany your student up to the main entrance. Only use crosswalks and watch for guidance from the car pool attendant.   Pre-K students must be signed in at the main door where teachers will meet parents. Remember to only use the crosswalks.  

 

Option #2: Curb-side drop-off- Once inside the gate, follow the cars in the RIGHT lane to the front of the school, dropping off only on the sidewalk and only on the passenger side of the car. DO NOT get out of your car. Make sure your student is ready to exit the vehicle on the sidewalk side only. There is no parking in the east parking lot during carpool. Only use the crosswalks. Please be mindful of the guidance from the carpool attendants.

 

Option #3: Bannock drop-off-Older students may be dropped off on Bannock.  Parents must park in a parking spot.  Do NOT pull up in the street and drop off your student.  Remember, u-turns are illegal in a school zone and do not stop in the crosswalk.  The crosswalks must be used at all times. 

Afternoon Pick Up 

Pre-Kindergarten Pick Up begins at 3:10 p.m. On the WEST side of the school, proceed NORTH on Delaware to Rafferty Gardens. Turn EAST (right) only following the cars alongside the field in a single file line. Proceed to the NORTH gate entrance. Once through the gate entrance, follow the line in the LEFT lane and proceed to park in the EAST parking lot. The EAST lot is reserved from 3:00-3:30 p.m. for Pre-K parents only during carpool. Pre-K students will be signed out at the SOUTH door where teachers will meet parents with the students. (Reminder-there is no left turn off of Rafferty Gardens into the school parking lot between 3:00-3:30 p.m.). To exit, proceed out the Bannock Street exit; RIGHT turn only. DO NOT DRIVE OUT THE WAY YOU CAME IN. 

Kindergarten Pick Up begins at 12:30 p.m. Place placards on your rearview mirror. On the WEST side of the school, proceed NORTH on Delaware to Rafferty Gardens. Turn EAST (right) only following the cars alongside the field in a single file line. Proceed to the NORTH gate entrance. Once through the gate entrance, follow the carpool line in the LEFT lane and proceed to park in the EAST parking lot. The EAST lot is reserved from 12:15-12:45 p.m. for Pre-K and kindergarten parents only during carpool. You must have your family carpool number to initiate your student’s dismissal and to gain access to the parking lot. Your carpool number will be projected in your students’ homeroom. Kindergarten teachers will meet parents at the front door with the students. (Reminder-there is no left turn off of Rafferty Gardens into the school parking lot between 12:15-12:45 p.m.). Please be mindful of the guidance from the carpool attendants. To exit-proceed out the Bannock Street exit; RIGHT turn only. DO NOT DRIVE OUT THE WAY YOU CAME IN. 

Please note: You must reach the gate entrance by no later than 12:20 p.m. in order to bypass the main carpool line. If Kindergarten families arrive after 12:20 p.m., you will be directed to follow the grade 1-8 carpool procedures to enter the parking lot.

Grades 1-8 Student Pick Up begins at 12:30 p.m. -Choose a pick-up option

Option #1: Bannock parking pick-up: Only Kindergarten parents may walk up to the school to wait for your student. Please wait in the walk up area to the SOUTH (left) of the school’s front entrance with your Family Carpool number. A carpool attendant will input your number. The student will be contacted in their classroom and will exit the main front entrance of the building. Please remain in the walk up area until your student comes out of the building, and accompany them through the parking lot using the designated crosswalks. Please be mindful of the guidance from the carpool attendants. 

Option #2: Curb-side pick-up: All other students must have their family carpool placards on your rearview mirror. From the WEST side of the school, proceed NORTH on Delaware to Rafferty Gardens. Turn EAST (right) only following the cars alongside the field in a single file line. Proceed to the NORTH gate entrance. Once through the gate entrance, follow the line in the RIGHT lane to the front of the school and wait in line. The carpool attendant will come by and input your Family Carpool number. At the direction of a carpool attendant and before students are released, cars will pull forward in a single file line along the loading zone in front of the school. The EAST lot is reserved for parking from 12:15-12:45 p.m. for kindergarten parents only during carpool. (Reminder-there is no left turn off of Rafferty Gardens into the school parking lot between 12:15-12:45 p.m.). Do not park in the NORTH or EAST parking lots. No parking or loading on either side of the street on Rafferty Gardens or Delaware. 

Each carpool number will be projected in the student’s homeroom classroom. As a student exits the building, they will need to watch for their car and listen for their last name. A carpool attendant will also be calling out student names as the car pulls into the loading zone. As soon as you have collected your student, follow the car in front of you out of the loading zone and exit the school through the Bannock exit, turning RIGHT ONLY. Please review with your student the importance of leaving the classroom and proceeding directly to your car and not to wander or socialize after school. Please be mindful of carpool attendants and follow their direction. 

Option #3: If you need to enter the school during pick up, parking in the east parking lot is permitted after 12:45 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. when pre-k pick up begins.

Please note: When waiting for an extended period of time in the loading zone for your student, you will be asked to pull forward and park in the parking lot to wait for your student.

 

 

 

 

PLEASE make sure that your family carpool numbers are visible!  Let us know if you need more placards or have any questions.

 

Thank you for your attention to carpool safety!

 
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