Occoquan Kiss and Ride Information and Application

Car Rider Procedure
Student safety is a high priority at Occoquan Elementary. In order to ensure every student is dismissed safely and in a timely manner, the following car rider procedures will be used for the 2019-2020 school year.


Car Rider Application Form (click here)
Parents who choose to pick up their child(ren) from school must register their family as car riders.
When picking up your child(ren), please place the car rider tag on your window. Make sure the tag number is visible for the teacher on duty to see the assigned number.
Please help your child learn their car number. This will help expedite the afternoon dismissal process.
 Students will ONLY BE RELEASED TO CARS DISPLAYING A CAR RIDER TAG.

Drop-off/Arrival (8:40am-8:50am)

  • Parent/Guardian pulls up into the designated carpool lane, pulling forward as much as possible alongside the curb.
  • When the Parent/Guardian reaches the designated drop-off area, students can exit the vehicle as long as there is a staff member present.
  • Child(ren) should be accessible from the curb side of the car. For safety reasons, we encourage that your child(ren) do(es) not exit from the street side.
  • Once the child(ren) has(have) exited, the Parent/Guardian should safely pull forward and exit the carpool lane.
  • PLEASE DO NOT BLOCK THE ENTRANCE/EXIT (Impeding traffic is a traffic violation).
  • PLEASE DO NOT BLOCK THE BUS LANES.

Pick-Up/Dismissal (3:40-3:50pm)

  • Parent/Guardian will pull up into the designated carpool lane, pulling forward as much as possible alongside the curb.
  • Before entering the carpool lane, Parent/Guardian is asked to please place the car rider tag on your window. Make sure the tag number is visible for the teacher on duty to see the assigned number.
  • When the Parent/Guardian reaches the designated pick-up area, students can enter the vehicle.
  • Child(ren) should enter from the curb side of the car. For safety reasons, we encourage that your child(ren) do(es) not enter from the street side.
  • Please remain in the carpool line. For safety reasons, please do not attempt to get out of the vehicle to pick your child(ren) up from school.
  • If you send someone to pick up your child who doesn’t have your number displayed but is authorized to pick up your child(ren), that individual will need to park their car and go directly to the office.If you send someone who does not have the assigned number and is NOT listed on the Emergency Card, they will NOT be allowed to take your child home until the information is updated by the parent in person with the office staff. This can be avoided by the parent updating the information ahead of time.
  • Once the child(ren) has (have) been secured, the Parent/Guardian should safely pull forward and exit the carpool lane.
  • PLEASE DO NOT BLOCK THE ENTRANCE/EXIT (Impeding traffic is a traffic violation).
  • PLEASE DO NOT BLOCK THE BUS LANES
  • Any changes in the child’s normal dismissal procedure must be made know to the office staff no later than 2:30 to ensure the message is received by the teacher.