School Hours and Attendance
Arrival Time: 9:17 a.m.
School Begins: 9:25 a.m.
Dismissal: 3:55 p.m.
Buses Leave: 4:00 p.m.
Attendance Line - 952-232-2119
When a student is absent for any reason, the parent is expected to notify the school at 952-232-2119. Please provide your child’s name, teacher’s name, grade level, and reason for the absence.
Our bus service is provided by Schmitty & Sons, for more information on their services, or to contact the bus garage, please call 952-985-7513 or visit their Schmitty & Sons Website.
When visiting Orchard Lake Elementary, please use our Visitor Security System. This system allows students, families, staff, and community members to visit our schools and help ensure a safe and secure environment for all. If you plan to visit during the school day, please bring your state-issued ID, such as your driver’s license to swipe upon entrance.
There are four steps:
- Push the red button.
- Swipe your State-issued ID.
- Proceed to the School Office and pick-up your printed badge and display during your visit.
- Swipe your ID on your way out to check out of the building.
We truly value the parents, volunteers and community members who spend time in our buildings to help support our students.
For additional information, please visit the Visitor Information web page. If you are planning to have lunch with your child and would like to purchase lunch, please send a note with your child or call the kitchen at 952-232-3104 to order your lunch.