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Frequently Asked Questions

We understand that there are many questions you and your student may have. Most of the questions can be answered by reading the Parent Student Handbook, found on the side of the page. If you can't find what you are looking for here, please feel free to contact us.
 
Can I visit my child at school?
Please view the classroom visits section on page 58 of the parent/student handbook.

Can I volunteer at the school?

Yes! We are always welcoming volunteers, please view our volunteer page for the process of becoming a qualified volunteer.


Can I volunteer in my child’s class?

Please view our volunteer page for specific details.


Can my child bring a cell phone to school?

Please view the cellular phone and other mobile communication devices section on page 14 of the parent/student handbook.


Can my child leave campus for lunch?

Please view the permission to go home for lunch section on page 53 of the parent/student handbook.


Do students get to participate in SCICON?

SCICON is a wonderful experience for our students. Find the information you need on our SCICON page.


Does my school provide breakfast and lunch?

Please view the breakfast/lunch information section on page 53 of the parent/student handbook.


Does TCSD provide bus transportation for my child to get to and from school?

Please view the transportation and busing page.



How can I find out the school boundary in which I reside?

You can easily find the school boundaries on our school boundary locator page.



How early can my child arrive at school?

Please view the student arrival/departure section on page 13 of the parent/student handbook.



How frequently are report cards mailed home?

Please view our student academic progress page for all the details on report cards.



How often will I get progress reports?

Please view the home/school communication progress reports section on page 55 of the parent/student handbook.



If my child is being bullied at school, what is the best way to deal with the problem?

Please view the bullying section on pages 32-33 of the parent/student handbook.



Is there a minimum GPA that must be met to participate in athletics?

Please view the extracurricular and cocurricular activities section on page 56 of the parent/student handbook.


It’s my child’s birthday. Can I bring special treats to class to celebrate?

Please view the party information section on either pages 13 or 53 of the parent/student handbook.

 

What are the school breakfast and lunch prices?

We are a Community Eligibility District, which qualifies all enrolled students for free meals. See information in the Nutrition Services section on page 53 of the parent/student handbook.


What are the school office hours?

For school office hours, please view the second paragraph on our enrollment page. 


What do I need to do if my child is late to school, has to leave early for an appointment, or must be absent due to illness?

Please view the attendance section on page 48 of the parent/student handbook.



What do I need to do to enroll my student?

You will find all the information you need on the enrollment page. 


What is the dress code for my school?

Please view the dress and appearance section on page 15 of the parent/student handbook.


What security precautions does my school take to ensure the safety of students?

We take the safety of our students and staff very serious. Please view our student safety page to see policies in place. 



What should I do if my child needs to bring medication to school?

Please view the administration of medication section on page 8 of the parent/student handbook.



What time does school start and end?

Each school has their own specific start and end time. Please find the school where your student attends, either on the elementary or middle school page, to find the start and end times. 


Where can I find information about the curriculum you offer?

The Our Curriculum section of the website will provide you with all the information you need about our curriculum.


Where can I read about attendance expectations?

Please view the attendance section on page 48 of the parent/student handbook.



What is the district's open enrollment policy?

Please view the open enrollment section on pages 39-40 of the parent/student handbook.



What is the district's formal complaint process?

Please view the formal complaint process section on pages 18-19 of the parent/student handbook.



How do I access my child's student records?

Please view the student records section on pages 36-37 of the parent/student handbook.



What is your eighth grade graduation policy and guidelines?

Please view the graduation policy for eighth grade students on page 68 of the parent/student handbook.