What are the hours for school?
School hours are from 7:45 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Children are allowed in the classrooms at 7:35 a.m.
Announcements start at 7:45 a.m. All children who arrive before 7:30 a.m. will wait in the cafeteria. No students should be in the hallways until 7:35 a.m. Your child should be in their classroom between 7:35 a.m. and 7:45 a.m. so that they have a chance to get organized and settled before the day begins.
Where do I park if I want to come into the school?
Parking is extremely limited!
There is parking for Chesnut parents across Peachford Road in the southern most part of the Peachtree Charter Middle School property. Parking along Barclay Road (behind PCMS) and in the Dunwoody North neighborhood is allowed but please be respectful of our neighbors.
Parents are not permitted to park in the lower lot during morning drop off. When visiting the school during the day there are 5 spaces in the lower parking lot designated for visitors. After 2:15 pm it can be very difficult to back out of the parking spaces due to cars lining up for carpool. These 5 parking spots are designated as VISITOR and are on a first-come-first-go basis; all other parking spaces are assigned to a teacher or staff person.
Parking is not allowed in the upper driveway!
Our upper driveway consists of our bus lanes and parking in the bus lanes is strictly prohibited. In the afternoon the bus lanes are closed to car traffic starting at 2:00 pm to allow the buses to line up for afternoon dismissal.
Parking is never acceptable along the dirt/grass on N. Peachtree Road between Peachford Road and the Bus Lanes, just north of the school. Please do not park here. Parking along this stretch severely obscures drivers’ view when pulling out from Peachford Road.
What happens if my child gets hurt?
We have a staffed school clinic. They will be able to treat any minor injuries. If there is a serious problem, the clinic staff will be able to call any emergency contacts that you provided when you registered your child.