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    Click here for a copy of the Dismissal Procedures for 2018 - 2019. 
    Click here for the map of the parking lot. 
     

    2018 - 2019 Dismissal Procedures for Abess Park Students (Please provide dismissal plan in writing for your student, including any changes throughout the school year):

     

    Dismissal Begins at 3:20 p.m. (2:05 p.m. on Early Dismissal Wednesdays)

     

    Parkers Dismissal Regular Weather Day:
    Parents/guardians who park and walk to pick up their student(s) will gather at the front of the school on the east side (near the bike rack) where the ‘parkers meeting area’ sign is displayed. Parents/guardians will wait outside of the fence with their student dismissal tag. Students will be dismissed to parents/guardians as they arrive in the fenced area. Please only use sidewalks and crosswalks when walking on campus.

    Parkers Dismissal Inclement Weather Day:
    We encourage students to be dismissed as car riders. However, parents/guardians may report to the parker area if they prefer or remain in the car rider lane with their student dismissal tag displayed. Students will be kept in the front east hallway of the school. A staff member will announce for the student to dismiss through the parker area or which post (1-10) for the student and parent/guardian to meet at for car pick-up in front of the school. The car rider line begins forming at 3:00 (1:45 on Early Dismissal Wednesdays). Please park in an approved spot prior to these times.

    Car Rider Dismissal Regular Weather Day:
    Parents/guardians will remain in the car rider lane with their student dismissal tag displayed. Students will wait by grade level in the in front lobby of the school. A staff member will announce to the student(s) and the parent/guardian which post (1-10) to stop for pick-up in front of the school. Please stay in the right lane so vehicles may pass on the left; be cautious not to block the parking lot entrance while in line or leave your vehicle unattended. The car rider line begins forming at 3:00 (1:45 on Early Dismissal Wednesdays). Please park in an approved spot prior to these times.

    Car Rider Dismissal Inclement Weather Day:
    Parents/guardians will remain in the car rider lane with their student dismissal tag displayed. Students will remain in the front lobby of the school per regular dismissal. A staff member will announce to the student(s) and the parent/guardian which post (1-10) to stop for pick-up in front of the school. Please stay in the right lane so vehicles may pass on the left, be cautious not to block the parking lot entrance while in line or leave your vehicle unattended. The car rider line begins forming at 3:00 (1:45 on Early Dismissal Wednesdays). Please park in an approved spot prior to these times.

    Bus Rider Dismissal Procedures:
    Students will be dismissed from the café to the bus loop as school buses arrive. Bus rider dismissal begins at 3:20 p.m. (2:05 p.m. on Early Dismissal Wednesdays).

    Extended Day Dismissal Procedures:
    Extended Day students are dismissed from their classrooms at 3:30 p.m. (2:10 p.m. on Early Dismissal Wednesdays) to the school café. Extended Day staff will meet students in the café’.
    Per DCPS policy, students will NOT be dismissed from the office between 2:45 and 3:30. Please make arrangements to pick up students before 2:45 or following their regular dismissal plan.
    **Any person picking up a student at dismissal or early check-out must be on the student’s contact card, be 18 years of age and show a photo ID to ensure student safety. Thank you!

     

    Parents/guardians who park and walk to pick up their student(s) will gather at the front of the school on the east side (near the bike rack) where the ‘parkers meeting area’ sign is displayed.  Parents/guardians will wait outside of the fence with their student dismissal tag.  Students will be dismissed to parents/guardians as they arrive in the fenced area.  Please only use sidewalks and crosswalks when walking on campus.