Boone Elementary School

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the school hours?

School begins at 7:40 at our morning assembly. Students are considered tardy if they are not in the building at 7:45.  School ends at 3:00.

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. Adults are outside to help greet and ensure children are in the building safely. Safety patrol students start duty at 7:20.

What is the earliest I can drop off my child?

Boone doors open at 7:05 for children to enter the building. Students should go directly to the cafeteria or to the cafeteria line for breakfast.

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 can park and walk up to pick up their child directly from the teacher. Parents can also pull into the drive by the teacher parking lot. Your child will delivered to your car by a safety patrol student or the teacher. All students must be picked up by 3:00. No students can be asked to wait on the playground for pick up after 3. The playground is not supervised.

What type of after school care does Boone offer?

After school care will provided by Extend-A-Care partnered with the YMCA. More information on how to register will be posted soon. 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, 512-280-0899; HALO at Soccer Zone South, 512-859-3188; Figment Creative Labs, 512-551-3244.

Where can I park?

Please do not park in reserved slots in the front drive. Visitors can park in the visitor parking at the front of the school, slots by the teacher parking lot or along the streets. Please do not park in the front drive in the fire lane. Parking in the teacher parking lot at any time is strictly prohibited.

How do I pick my child up from school?

Send a note or email to your child's teacher if you are picking up your child prior to dismissal. When you arrive to the school, we will call to have your child come to the office to check out. If you want your child to go home another way than usual, please contact your child's teacher to inform them. Students are not allowed to make a change in after school plans during the day. Written permission is required.


Can I pay my student's enrichment fee online?

Yes! Register or log in to to review and pay back to school purchases.

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

Yes, school-based volunteers help address campus needs throughout the school year. From field trip chaperones to volunteering to organize a school-wide event, numerous opportunities exist to help our Boone Bear community. Visit to complete your background check online. 

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?

You can bring a birthday snack that will be passed out at the end of the day. We do not deliver flowers or balloons to the classsroom during the instructional day.  Your child can pick them up in the office at the end of the day. AISD policy prevents holding pizza parties at lunch. Invitations can be passed out at school only if ALL students receive an invitation.

Can I have lunch with my child?
You are welcome to come to lunch and eat with your child. You must check into the office and receive a visitor's pass. When you come to lunch, you can only eat with your child. Other friends must remain at the class table.

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

Check in the front office with the forgotten items. The office staff will deliver or the teacher will pick up the items.

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.