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Ed Downs Elementary School

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1302 N Dowling, San Benito, TX 78586 Phone: (956) 361-6720 Fax: (956) 361-6728

Student Safety

  • The best time to drop off your child/children in the morning is no earlier than 7:00 A.M. 
  • All students must be in their classrooms before the Tardy Bell rings at 7:45 A.M
  • Front of school – Drop-off and Pick-up area for Pre-Kinder – 2nd Grade
  • West side of school (bus loading & unloading area) – Drop-off and Pick-up area for 3rd, 4th & 5th Grade
  • If you have children in different grade levels, they may all be dropped off in the front of school.
  • ALL pedestrians must cross the street using the cross walk areas. Walking between cars is very dangerous.
  • Please do not drop your child/children off on the street and have them walk across the drive-through. Vehicles driving through may not see your child/children.
  • ALL vehicles must drive up the drive-through area to drop off their children. When driving up the drive-through, please drive all the way up to the “Drive Up To This Point” sign so several cars can drive up at the same time.
  • NO Passing in drive-through area unless directed to do so by campus personnel.
  • STOP for all Pedestrians.
  • Please do not park on the right side of the street, one block from the school on Dick Dowling.
  • SPEED LIMIT when using the drive-through is no more than 5 MPH
  • Make a complete stop at all STOP signs unless otherwise directed by campus personnel
  • No passengers may exit their vehicle at any time during drop-off and pick-up time.
  • Please obey the directions of campus security and/or school personnel.
  • NO cell phone use in a school zone.