provide transportation to and from school; the school does NOT offer
transportation. Each family is assigned a number to be used during pick-up
time. This number is referred to as a carpool number even when used by an
individual family. If
you are interested in forming a regular carpool, call the office for a list of
families in your area.
must have a carpool number whether your family travels alone or in a carpool
with another family.
carpool numbers are assigned by the school; obtain your number as soon as
possible. (Parents of returning students should not assume they will be
assigned the same number as the previous year.) You must use the
school-provided carpool number, i.e.: the actual card issued to you by the
office. If you lose this card, you may get a replacement from the office.
you form a regular carpool with another family, both families will be assigned
the same number.
you form a carpool, notify the school as soon as possible so the children can be
grouped together at dismissal time.
your carpool number in clear view on the upper part of the windshield on the
note must be sent to the school giving permission for your child to leave the
school with anyone other than his/her regular carpool.
notify the driver(s) of your carpool anytime that you make other arrangements
for your childs transportation.
that golfersin carts or on foothave the right-of-way.
carpools depend primarily upon the cooperation of the parents involved. The
following rules are in force at all times.
left turn into school driveway during carpool.
not engage the staff in conversation during carpool arrival and departure; this
delays the entire operation.
sure that your children enter and depart cars from the side next to the
building; if your child still sits in a car seat, have the seat on the
passenger side of the car, either front or rear.
adjustment of car seats and seat belts takes extra time, pull around the corner
of the driveway, stopping to the side of Greenbury Point Road so that we can
continue the loading process as efficiently as possible.
sure that your children are seated in or are safely out of your car and that
car doors are securely closed before proceeding around the circle.
in your car to
ensure that the line proceeds around the circle as quickly as possible.
is not permitted to drop off a child at the end of the driveway or in the
parking lot across the street. You may drop off a child ONLY at the school
entrance. Otherwise, you must park across the street and walk with your child
to the entrance.
Carpool starts at 8 a.m.; classes begin at 8:20 a.m.
Students arriving after 8:20 a.m. are marked tardy.
waiting to be picked up during carpool remain inside the school in their
assigned places until their car-pool number is called.
for pre-K and half-day kindergarten students begins at 11:45 a.m. Children
remaining after 12 noon without reservations for extended-day care are sent to
the program and a late fee charged to the students account.
carpool begins at 2:45 p.m. Children remaining after 3 p.m. without
reservations for extended-day care are sent to the program and a late fee is
charged to the students account. In picking up your child when such a situation
occurs, you must sign him/her out; failure to do so is in violation of school
rules and will be reported to the administration for action.
the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., the ONLY long-term parking for school visitors
is in the lot across Greenbury Point Road. There is a fifteen-minute parking area on the
right side as you enter the school driveway. It is clearly marked:
Fifteen-minute parking except during carpool operation. The asphalt area to
the side and back of the school is the teachers parking lot; the asphalt area
in front of the school is a part of the playground. Physical education classes,
recess, and after-school activities are held on this area, weather permitting.
It is dangerous and disruptive for cars to come and go in that area while
children are on the playground and some games (e.g.: volleyball) cannot be
played if cars are parked there.
is forbidden on Greenbury Point Roadthis INCLUDES the widened shoulder area
close to the end of the school drivewayat all times. The no-parking rule on Greenbury
Point Road is an edict laid down by the USNA Security.
must never be left unattended on
the circle in front of the school.
drivers must go down to the turn-around point during carpool regardless of the
amount of traffic. A left-turn into the NAPS driveway is NOT allowed during
carpool. This precludes the possibility of a driver inadvertently cutting ahead
of another driver during light
The Naval Academy police patrol Greenbury Point
Road frequently; the speed limit is 30 mph as you enter the government
property, changing to 15 mph as you approach the school.