Bell Schedule

Regular Day

Grade Start Time Lunch End Time Early Release
Transitional Kindergarten 7:40 AM 11:20 AM - 12:05 PM 1:38 PM 12:38 PM
Kindergarten 7:40 AM 11:20 AM - 12:05 PM 1:38 PM 12:38 PM
Grade 1 7:40 AM 11:25 AM - 12:05 PM 1:48 PM 12:48 PM
Grade 2 7:40 AM 11:45 AM - 12:25 PM 1:48 PM 12:48 PM
Grade 3 7:40 AM 12:05 PM - 12:45 PM 1:48 PM 12:48 PM
Grade 4 7:40 AM 11:55 AM - 12:35 PM 1:48 PM 12:48 PM
Grade 5 7:40 AM 12:08 PM - 12:48 PM 1:48 PM 12:48 PM
Grade 6 7:40 AM 11:35 AM - 12:15 PM 1:48 PM 12:48 PM


Rainy Day (Lunch)



(Rainy Day)

TK - Kinder 11:00am-11:30am
First Grade 11:15am-11:45pm
Sixth Grade 11:30am-12:00pm
Second Grade 11:40am-12:10pm
Fourth Grade 11:50am-12:20pm
Third Grade 12:00pm-12:30pm
Fifth Grade 12:10pm-12:40pm



Recess for Grade TK - Kinder: 9:15-9:30/9:30-9:45

Recess for Grades 1-6: 10:00-10:15

Parking Lot Restrictions

The Parking lot is closed to ALL vehicles, except buses and district personnel between the hours of 7:00am-3:00pm.  All drop off and pick up of children will be made from the street and not by driving through the parking lot, regardless of weather conditions.

Children are expected to use the crosswalk in front of the office.  At Merlinda, the safety of the children comes first.  District vehicles, buses and cars will be held in the lot until all children safely crossed the lot.

Double parking on Valinda Avenue or surrounding streets is forbidden by the Vehicle Code and citations will be issued by the West Covina Police Department for this and other violations.  The police will also monitor the parking lot periodically and will issue citations to violators of above rules.

Dismissal Procedures

Bus Riders

All Bus riders will exit the school at the Kinder Gate by room 1.

TK/K - 1st Grade

Will use the exit gate on Merlinda Street

2nd & 6th Grade

Will use Exit Gate by the grass area between the office and the kinder building.

3rd - 5th Grade

Will use the exit gate by the office.

Rainy Days (All Grades)

TK, Kinder, and 1st grade will dismiss at the kinder gate by room 1.  All other grades will dismiss at the gates listed above.