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  • Supervision begins at 8:00 AM. Children are not to arrive at school BEFORE 8:00 AM.

  • Parents may park in the neighborhood and walk their child to their classroom to wait for their teacher. We highly encourage walking and biking if you are able to.

  • Beginning at 8:00 AM students walk to their classroom and line up in the area designated by their teacher .

  • Students do not play on the structures, blacktop, field, or hallways before school.

  • By 8:15 AM when the bell rings, teachers greet students and lead them into the classroom.

  • If a child arrives after 8:15 AM, the student must first go to the office to get a tardy slip before going to class.

  • Campus gates will be locked at 8:20 a.m. Students arriving after this time, must come through the Red Oak entrance and check in at the office. 

  • For specific arrival and drop off procedures, refer to the “PARKING” section of this handbook. 


  • Limited supervision is provided after school for younger siblings waiting for their older sibling to dismiss from school, and if family members are unable to pick up at the multiple dismissal times. 

  • Roy Cloud has an after school program on site - Neighborhood Kid’s Corner that provides after school care. Please contact Kid’s Corner at 650-365-6117.

  • Students need to leave campus promptly after each dismissal. (Kinder: 1:45 PM; Primary: 2:20 PM; Upper 2:45 PM).

  • Children who receive a ride must wait in the drop off/pick up area in the Red Oak Way or Jefferson Ave. Parking Lot. 

  • Children who walk are to go directly home. They are not permitted to wait for older siblings.

  • Primary students are not to play on the black top after dismissal, due to 4-8 grade classes still being in session.

  • Primary students are not to be left unsupervised on campus, waiting for older siblings. 

  • Parents of student(s) who are repeatedly not picked up promptly, will be contacted by the principal. 

  • If an emergency prevents you from picking up your child on time, make alternate arrangements and notify the school. Students who are picked up late need to be signed out in the office.

  • For specific student pick-up procedures, refer to the “PARKING” section of this handbook.


Students are not permitted to leave the school grounds except upon written request from the parents. Parents must FIRST come to the office to sign students out. Office staff will call your child from class and your child will meet you in the office. Leaving early on a regular basis to attend after school tutoring is not permitted. If you have an unusual circumstance, please contact the principal. 


Safety around the school and neighborhood is everyone’s responsibility. Parking rules apply to everyone. Speed limits in school zones are 25 mph or less, if the conditions warrant slower speeds. Use great caution, drive slowly, follow these guidelines and instruct your child to follow them as well. The San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office helps to enforce compliance with the law in and around Roy Cloud School.

The parking lots are reserved for staff, busses, and handicap drivers displaying a valid permit ONLY.  Please park along the neighborhood streets and away from the red zone. 


  • Follow the guidance of the personnel on duty.

  • Obey all posted and painted signs.

  • Pull up along the right side curb in the drop off/loading zone on Jefferson Ave. or at the front of the school.

  • Pull all the way forward to allow for cars to enter the parking lot and to prevent traffic jams.

  • Allow your child to exit curbside.

  • Remain in your vehicle if you are just dropping off.

  • Slowly and carefully pull away after your child has exited.

  • Exit by following the curve of the parking lot.

  • No parking in the loading and unloading zones.