Arrival

ECC Building:
• We do not open our doors to receive students until 7:30 a.m. Therefore, students are not to arrive at school prior to that time unless they are enrolled in our Before School Care program.
• Supervision from 7:30 a.m. – 8:10 a.m. is provided only for those students participating in our breakfast program. All students are to report directly to the cafeteria. Students will wait in the cafeteria to be picked up by their teacher.
• Bus riders enter though the main entrance.
• Because of the limited parking spaces for parents and visitors, we ask that you drop off your children using the car pool lane in the front of school. Parking lots that are designated as “Staff Only” are to be used by faculty and staff of Dr. Manuel C. Barreiro ECC. Please do not use the Staff Parking lots for student drop off or for parent parking. In order to maintain a safe and orderly arrival for our students, we ask that you are courteous and patient with others.
• Please be reminded that for the safety of your child and all MCBE students, ALL students must report to the cafeteria to meet their teachers in the morning.
• Anyone entering the buildings/classrooms after class has begun, must have an appointment and receive a pass from the office.
Rainy Day drop off: Students will report to the cafeteria.

Main Building:
• We do not open our doors to receive students until 7:30 a.m. Therefore, students are not to arrive at school prior to that time unless they are enrolled in our Before School Care program.
• Supervision from 7:30 a.m. – 8:10 a.m. is provided only for those students participating in our breakfast program. These students are to report directly to the cafeteria. After breakfast, all students must report to their designated area. At no time are students or parents permitted to roam the building or go upstairs without their teachers.
• Bus riders enter though the main entrance on 162 Avenue.
• Please be reminded that for the safety of your child and all MCBE students, all students are to report to the revised designated areas as follows:
1st Grade: Room 206 at 7:45 A.M.
2nd Grade: Music room at 7:45 A.M.
3rd Grade: Art room at 7:45 A.M.
4th – 5th Grade: PE shelter at 7:45 A.M.
***all students will have a designated area to sit and wait to be picked up by their teachers.
• Because of the limited parking spaces for parents and visitors, we ask that you drop off your children on the South side of our school (52nd Street) or the Main Entrance on the West side of our school (162nd Avenue). Parking lots that are designated as “Staff Only” are to be used by faculty and staff of Dr. Manuel C. Barreiro Elementary. Please do not use the Staff Parking lots for student drop off or for parent parking. In order to maintain a safe and orderly arrival for our students, we ask that you are courteous and patient with others.
• Student drop-off and Pick-up: Parents must drop off and pick up students on 162nd Avenue and 52nd street carpool lanes. It is not safe for students to be dropped off or picked up outside of the designated carpool area. Parents must not drop-off or pickup their children on the street.
• Anyone entering the buildings/classrooms after class has begun, must have an appointment and receive a pass from the office.
Rainy Day Arrival: Students will report to the following areas:
• PK and Kindergarten: ECC Cafeteria
• Ist Grade: Room 206 at 7:45 A.M.
• 2nd Grade: Music room at 7:45 A.M.
• 3rd Grade: Art room at 7:45 A.M.
• 4th – 5th Grade: Cafeteria at 7:45 A.M.

Dismissal

ECC Building:
• All PK and Kindergarten students will be picked up using the car pool lane in the front of the ECC building.
• If your child will be walking home from school, written documentation must be submitted to the homeroom teacher and main office.

Main Building:
• All 1st – 3rd grade students will be picked up on 52nd Street (Visitors parking) Breezeway location using the car pool lane.
• All 4th and 5th grade students will be picked-up at our Main Entrance (162 Avenue) using the car pool lane.
• Parents must drop off and pick up students on 162nd Avenue and 52nd street carpool lanes. It is not safe for students to be dropped off or picked up outside of the designated carpool area. Parents must not drop-off or pick-up their children on the street.
• If your child will be walking home from school, written documentation must be submitted to the homeroom teacher and main office.
• Dr. Manuel C. Barreiro Elementary has a designated area for bicycle parking. If your child will be riding bike home from school, written documentation must be submitted to the homeroom teacher and main office. It is the student’s responsibility to properly secure/lock the bicycle. Dr. Manuel C. Barreiro Elementary is not responsible for the securing/locking of bicycles.

On Wednesdays, all students are dismissed at 1:50 p.m. in order to provide planning time for teachers. Pupils are expected to go home when dismissed unless they participate in the after-school care program or other arrangements have been made. There is no supervision of students after school.

Please do not expect children to wait after dismissal for older brothers and sisters, as there are NO provisions for their supervision.

Rainy Day Dismissal
In the event of inclement weather, students will wait under the breezeway overhang by the regular grade level dismissal areas.

Severe Weather during Dismissal
In the event of severe inclement weather at dismissal times, students will be assigned to the following areas for pick-up.
PK and Kindergarten: ECC Cafeteria
1st Grade: Visitor’s parking lot side (52nd street). Pick up students at glass doors.
2nd Grade: Visitor’s parking lot side (52nd street) Pick up students at glass doors.
3rd Grade: Visitor’s parking lot side (52nd street) Pick up students at glass doors.
4th Grade: Art Room
5th Grade: Music Room

Please pick up your child from the designated areas listed above. You will receive notice of the need for a severe weather dismissal via our PTO school APP push notifications.

IT IS IN THE BEST INTEREST OF ALL CHILDREN FOR THESE PROCEDURES TO BE FOLLOWED AND ENFORCED.