• School Hours:

    • School starts promptly at 8:35 AM and students are dismissed at 3:35 PM.  
    • Students should not remain on campus much later than dismissal time unless they are involved in an after school activity.  


    • Attendance is critical to student success - as well as required by state law.  
    • Families should plan appointments and trips on non-school days or after school hours. 
    • The complete attendance policy can be found in the student handbook that can be found on this website. 
    • Any attendance questions should be directed to Mr. Hatfield (whatfield@csdecatur.net) or Mr. Scott (mscott@csdecatur.net). 

    Early Pick-Up

    • Parents will buzz the attendance office from McDonough entrance. Mr. Scott will inquire about their pick up, ask parents to stand outside the doors to ensure social distancing should someone else arrive, and verify ID of the person picking up. Mr. Scott will call the class for the student to be dismissed. Students will only be dismissed if teacher is contacted by Mr. Scott.  
    • Parents can also email Mr. Scott (mscott@csdecatur) giving permission for your student to check out.
    • Early Check-out stops at 3:00 PM.

     Attendance Request Form