When dropping off students in the morning or picking them up in the afternoon, parents must follow the directions of the staff members assisting in the car rider ramp.
Please pull ALL THE WAY FORWARD before stopping. When cars do not pull all the way up then it creates a delay for those behind them and causes an unsafe backup of cars on Partin Drive – a situation that must be avoided.
Car riders are to report to one of the three different pick up areas and social distance while waiting to be picked up. The three areas are the car rider line by Front Office, the Gymnasium Parking Lot, and the Back Parking Lot across from the post office.
Parents are to go through the line and remain in their vehicles to wait for their student to arrive.
Parents, it is important that all students leave campus as soon as possible so that we can properly clean the school for the next day. See regulations HERE
Additionally, students are not allowed to walk unaccompanied out into the parking lot to meet their ride.
Do NOT use the parking lot at St. Jude's Episcopal Church for pick up or drop off. We have multiple pick up points on Ruckel property. If everyone follows proper procedures, the traffic flow will be more efficient.
Please help us keep our students safe and expedite traffic flow in the car rider ramp.
Student Drop-off Restrictions
All students arriving at Ruckel Middle School BEFORE 7:20 am must be dropped off
at the FRONT parking lot or the GYM parking lot.
The BACK GATE of the school (across from the Post Office) will not open until 7:20 am,
at which time students may enter from all three locations.
Parents, please remember students should not be reporting to school prior to 7:00 am as teachers are not on duty. If your student arrives between 7:00 and 7:20 am, they are to report to the Cafeteria where a faculty member will be present. This is for the safety of your student.