Traffic

Morning Drop off for Kindergarten and 1st Grade students:

  • Ellijay Primary staff will begin unloading cars at 7:25 am at the library. Parents will use the service road between Ellijay Elementary and Ellijay Primary to drop students off. Please remain in the right lane to avoid oncoming traffic before turning into the parking lot.
  • Students will remain in the vehicle until a staff member opens the car door. Students must exit the vehicle on the right passenger side.
  • Please do not pull around an unloading car in front of you. 
  • Parents may park at the front of the school and walk their child in through the front doors only. Students are not allowed to be dropped off unattended at the front doors. Front doors open at 7:30 am. 


Morning Drop off for Pre-K students:

  • Pre-K drop off will be 7:30 am to 8:00 am.
  • Pre-K parents will drive around the front of Ellijay Primary to the back where Pre-K is located. As parents are approaching the bus pad, please stay on the left side of the road (closest to the playground fence) as busses will be using the right lane to drop off students.
  • Pre-K staff will be assisting students out of the cars. Students will exit the car on the left side only.
  • Please do not pull around an unloading car in front of you.
  • Pre-K parents may park in the parking lot beside the gym to walk their child in the building.
  • Pre-K parents will exit campus by using the service road between Ellijay Elementary and Ellijay Primary. 


Afternoon Pick-up for Kindergarten and 1st Grade students:

  • Please do not arrive on campus for student pickup before 2:40 pm.
  • The car rider line will begin in front of Ellijay Primary in the right lane only. After busses leave campus, cars will remain in a single file line as students are picked up behind the school on the bus pad. Staff will deliver students to the car and load on the passenger side only. 
  • Please do not pull around an unloading car in front of you. 
  • Parents needing to pick up an EES student will merge into the left lane to go to EES. All other cars will exit campus using the service road between Ellijay Elementary and Ellijay Primary.
  • If your child is unable to buckle the seatbelt, please pull to the library parking lot and park to assist. Do not exit your vehicle on the bus pad. 


Afternoon Pick-up for Pre-K students:

  • Pre-K pick-up will be from 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm.
  • Parents will pull around the front of Ellijay Primary and line up on the left side closest to the playground fence. 
  • PLEASE notice the chain that is up until 2:00. Stop at the chain to avoid damage to your vehicle. 
  • At 2:00, please pull to the end of the Pre-K awning and a staff member will deliver your child to the vehicle. Students are to be loaded on the driver side only.
  • Parents may exit campus using the service road between Ellijay Elementary and Ellijay Primary.
  • If your child is unable to buckle the seatbelt, please pull to the library parking lot and park to assist. Do not exit your vehicle on the bus pad.