Frequently Asked Questions
Below are the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions. If you have a question you would like to see posted, please contact the school office.
How do I find out about emergency dismissals or closings?
A pre-established phone chain will notify families through the CASD automated emergency phone system.What is the best way to know what is happening at King's Highway?
The "Lionís Newsletter,"
distributed the first of each school month via email. The King's Highway website
How should my child dress for school?
All students are required to follow the Coatesville Area School District Dress Code Policy.
What are the procedures for Dismissal?
Students may either ride the bus home or be picked up by their parents at dismissal time.
Can my child ride another bus?
Students are assigned to only one bus and will not be permitted to ride a bus other than their regularly scheduled bus. Contact the King's Highway Office if you have an emergency request for bus change.
How can my child earn the Perfect Attendance Award?
Students who are in attendance all day, every day are eligible to receive the Perfect Attendance Award. Late arrivals and early dismissals are disruptive to both the students and the class and are strongly discouraged.
What are the School Wide Rules?
How will my child pay for Lunches?
Every student receives a PIN number when they become a King's Highway student for a parent funded lunch account. Students deposit money sent from home during morning arrival time or paid online at www.paypams.com. Students may also pay for their lunch on a day by day basis.
Students who come to school without a lunch or lunch money will be handled accordingly:
Can my student pack a lunch?
Yes and they are welcome to purchase a drink and/or snack from the cafeteria, such as ice cream, cookies, and chips. Students are limited to two snacks per day. Students are discouraged from bringing any drinks in glass bottles and are not permitted to bring soda to school for lunch.
Parent conferences are formally scheduled twice during the school year, once in the fall and again in the spring. Parents are strongly encouraged to contact the teacher with any questions they may have throughout the school year. A parent conference can be scheduled at any time by contacting the teacher.
All Coatesville Area School District Elementary Schools issue report cards three times a year.Contact each teacher for assessment for grading for your student. Grades affect Honor Roll in Grades 3-5 including Special Area Classes.
What are the School Procedures?
At the beginning of the school year, every student should bring home the following:
A Student Handbook
If you do not have the above or have questions, contact the office. There are
forms in these documents that should be reviewed, signed and returned to school.