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Maple HillElementary School

Reminder - Change in Hours effective Monday, October 5 for our In Person Learners only

Students will be dismissed according to grade level:  

Full Day (Monday – Thursday)

3:15 – 3:25 PM  Kindergarten Dismissal)

3:20 – 3:30 PM (Grades 1 and 2 Dismissal)

3:25 – 3:35 PM (Grades 3 and 4 Dismissal)

Early Release Day (Friday)

12:55 – 1:05 PM (Kindergarten and Grade 1 Dismissal)

1:00 – 1:10 PM (Grades 2, 3 and 4)

  • Please do not arrive before your scheduled pick up time to ensure our dismissal process runs smoothly.
  • Students will be called as their designated pick up vehicle pulls into the pick up area.
  • Students with siblings will pick all family members up at the latest assigned time for your students grades. (EG: grade 1 and grade 4 siblings will both be picked up during grade 4 pick up time)
  • Pick up vehicles cannot block Maple Hill Road. No parking is allowed in any Maple Hill lot at this time.
  • Please be aware that buses and vans will be entering the pick up circle throughout dismissal.

Pick up area:

  • We will have 5 designated pick up spots.
  • Parents should pull up to the furthest forward designated pick up spot. Pick up will be completed up to 5 vehicles at a time. Please wait until all previous vehicles have cleared the pick up area before pulling forward.
  • Parents should not arrive before their designated pick up time each afternoon.
  • Parents are not permitted to park vehicles in any campus parking spot during pick up.
  • Parents are not to leave their vehicles during pick up unless there is a specific need. Must call the office at 203-720-5236 first to make arrangements.
  • All vehicle boardings should be made on the right (passenger) side of the vehicle 
  • Parents should move car seats/boosters to Right side of the vehicle to ensure students do not need to walk in the pick up lot (Enter directly from the marked area into the vehicle).
  • Students must be wearing their mask until they enter their assigned vehicle each afternoon.
  • If there is inclement weather (eg: rain), please dress students accordingly and/or have them bring appropriate weather related items such as an umbrella. Students will be walking a short way to the pick up area and much of this is exposed to the elements.
  • Under no circumstances should any vehicles stop in the four way intersection

We will have buses and vans dropping off in the circle during this time. It is imperative that we work together to ensure ALL students are able to dismiss safely from school each day.


Failure to comply with any of these guidelines puts the safety of our students, staff, and families at risk. We ask that you adhere to all posted guidelines to ensure the safety of all members of our school community.