Welcome to Banks Elementary School
Banks Elementary School, built in 1998, serves approximately 500 students grades K-5. The school is a major source of pride for the city Banks. Parent/Guardian and community volunteers are seen daily assisting small groups of students, helping teachers and support staff. The school boasts a highly qualified, professional, student centered staff; dedicated to forming a safe educational community that embraces the whole child. Staff are committed to respecting one another, life long learning, innovation, and teamwork.
School Day Information
Our school day begins at 8:25 a.m. & dismissal is at 2:45p.m.
Wednesdays are late start, the school day begins at 9:10 a.m.
Doors will be unlocked @ 8am M, T, Th & F
Morning supervision begins at 8:00 a.m.
On Wednesday's students may be dropped off at 8:45 a.m.
Doors will be unlocked @ 8:45am on Wednesdays
Students should be picked up by 3:00 p.m. everyday.
K/1 - 11:30-11:45, recess until 12:05
2/3 - 12:00-12:15, recess until 12:35
4/5 - 12:25-12:40, recess until 1:00
If you are picking your student up in the DRIVE UP LINE only, your child will now be a "wheels" child.
They will be waiting out front.
If you are getting out of your car or walking to the school to pick up your child, they are a "meet and greet" child and will be
out back on the playground.
Please discuss this and decide if your child will be a
"wheels" or a "meet and greet" child each day.
Also, kindergarten and 1st grade students will need to be signed-out with the adult on duty.
This change is a result of the extreme foot traffic in front of the school during dismissal time. We appreciate your help in making this transition to the new procedures
as smooth as possible.
October 18th - No school - Grading Day
October 21st - Picture Retake Day
If you missed picture day you can order your pictures @ mylifetouch.com
If you want retakes please bring your picture packet and turn it into the photographer for new photos.
October 23rd - Conferences 4pm - 8pm (normal school day)
October 24th - Conferences 8am - 8pm (no school)
October 25th - No school