Boone Elementary School

Frequently Asked Questions

2020-2021 School Year

What are the school hours?

School begins at 7:42 with morning assembly. School ends at 3:08.

Where do I drop off my child?

Students can be dropped off at the front of the school by the flag pole or on the side of the building by the teacher parking lot. Students will be screened for Covid prior to leaving their vehicle or entering the building, if walking.

What is the earliest I can drop off my child?

Boone doors open at 7:30am for children to enter the building. Students will go directly to the classroom once cleared by Covid screening.

Where do I pick up my child at the end of the day?

Students who go to daycare wait for pick up by the front flag pole. Parents will pull into the drive by the teacher parking lot. Your child will delivered to your car by a staff member. All students must be picked up by 3:20. Students may not stay on campus unsupervised after school.

What type of after school care does Boone offer?

After school care will provided by Extend-A-Care partnered with the YMCA. They are now registering students and aftercare will begin on October 12Program Contact: Cris Perez eacy@austinymca.org; 512-236-9622 (YMCA).  The following are organizations that pick up students from school at dismissal:
Star Center Gymnastics and Dance, 512-280-8532
Stepping Stone, 512-233-4944
Country Home Learning Center, 512-288-8220
South Austin Karate, 512-280-0611
Children's Courtyard, 512-891-6500
Tai Kwon Do Plus, 512-696-4209
HALO at Soccer Zone South, 512-859-3188.

What are Curbside Service hours?

Curbside Service is available Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 2:00pm.

Where can I park?

Please do not park in reserved slots in the front drive. No visitors are allowed on campus at this time.

How do I pick my child up from school before dismissal?

Send a note or email to your child's teacher if you are picking up your child prior to dismissal. Upon arrival, please park in one of the Curbside Service spaces in the front of the school. Text the number on the sign with where you are parked, and the purpose of your visit.  Please wear a mask and have your ID ready. A staff member will come to the vehicle to verify your identity. Once verified, they will escort your child to the vehicle. Please allow a minimum 15-20 minutes for us to retrieve you child from the classroom. Your patience is greatly appreciated.

If you want your child to go home another way than usual, please contact your child's teacher to inform them. Your student will not be released to someone who is not on their pickup list. Students are not allowed to make a change in after school plans during the day. Advance, written permission is required. 

What if I need to drop something off for my child?

 Students will need to bring all supplies needed on a daily basis, including water bottles. We ask that parents limit dropping off items during the day, as access to classrooms is limited. If absolutely necessary, please use the Curbside Service located in the front of the school. 

Do I need to have a background check to chaperone field trips or volunteer in the class room?

There will be no volunteers/visitors allowed on campus. There are no field trips scheduled at this time.

Can I bring food, cupcakes, balloons to school for my child's birthday? Can I have a pizza party for the class at lunch? Can my child pass invitations to a birthday party?

Not at this time.

Can I have lunch with my child?
Not at this time.

Which middle school district is Boone Elementary in?

Boone Elementary is in Covington Middle School's district. Click here for their website.

Which high school district is Boone Elementary in?

Boone Elementary is in Crockett High School's district. Click here for their website.