About Us

1) Q: What time do the progressive-day Kindergarten classes start and end?
A. The progressive-day morning Kindergarten students come in on the buses at 8:10 a.m. Class officially begins at 8:30 a.m. Students are dismissed at 12:10 p.m.


2) Q: What are the times for the full-day Kindergarten classes?
A. Students may enter the building at 8:10 a.m. Class officially begins at 8:30 a.m. Students are dismissed at 3:25 p.m.


3) Q: What are the hours for Kids' Connection?
A. Kids' Connection opens its doors at 6:30 a.m. until the start of school. It resumes when the students are dismissed and closes its doors at 6:00 p.m. It is not available during the half days during the school day. For more information, visit the Kids' Connection website .


4) Q: Where can I find an application for free or reduced price meals?
A. Visit the South Madison Corporation Food Service webpage for more information and applications.


5) Q: When is breakfast served?
A. Breakfast is served from 8:10 - 8:25 a.m. every day except on days with a two-hour delay. Students must return to class by 8:30 a.m.


6) Q: How soon may students be dropped off in the morning?
A. Students may not be dropped off before 8:10 a.m. Students arriving prior to that time need to report to Kids Connection and may the daily fee.


7) Q: Why do parents have to sign in students that are tardy?
A. Students that arrive after 8:30 a.m. must be signed in by an adult to verify records for attendance purposes.


8) Q: My child is new to East Elementary, how can I find out about the academic success of the school, programs available, assessments given, visitor requirements, and other general information that would help me help my child?
A. Great question! As the parent, you are the first and most influential teacher a child has. The teachers and administration of East Elementary wish to partner with you to help your child experience a happy and successful school experience. You may contact the school by phone or email. We welcome your communications. The school has a variety of communication tools available to you.