Franklin School Safety Guidelines

  • For the safety of your child DO NOT drop children off earlier than 8:15 AM as there is no supervision until 8:15 AM.

    Traffic Safety

    • The parking lot is for school staff parking only. Do not drive through, or walk through the lot to drop off or pick up your children.
    • Students are to enter school through the gate entrances, not through the main hall entrance.
    • Students in grades 1-5 are to go directly to the playground and remain south of the red line until the line up bell at 8:27 a.m. All classes meet at their line up location.
    • Park your car on a side street and walk your child to and from school.
    • No double-parking.
    • Never permit your child to run between a double-parked car and parked cars!
    • Always stay in your car when in the drop-off/pick-up lane. Pull forward and keep it moving.
    • Drop-off/pick-up is not permitted in the red zones, handicap zones or bus zones.
    • Do not pull into alleys or driveways adjacent to school.
    • No U-turns on Idaho between 23rd and 25th streets or on Montana Ave. between 23rd and 25th streets.
    • Violators are subject to substantial fines issued by SMPD.
    • Children must cross with the crossing guards stationed at these corners:
      24th and Montana;   24th and Idaho;   26th and Montana


    Bicycle Safety

    Helmets are mandatory!

    • Children may ride bikes to school starting in the 4th Grade.
    • Bike racks are located behind rooms 13 and 14.
    • Bike locks are required.
    • Children must walk their bikes on school grounds.
    • Bike riding, skateboards, roller blades/skates, scooters and motorized items are not allowed on school grounds at any time.
    • Please inform all child care providers of their responsibility to adhere to the above rules.