Carpool Information

All families must register for a carpool number during orientation even if they are picking up only their own children. Please read the following information to understand how and where to drop off and pick up your students.

Morning Carpool Map Afternoon Carpool Map

Morning Drop Off – Classes for all grade levels begin at 8:00 am each day.  You may drop off students beginning at 7:30 am at one of three locations described below.  Your student’s grade level determines the drop off location. If you need to drop off before 7:30 am, you can sign up for our Extended Care Program.

Afternoon Carpool – Normal Day – Faith West runs two afternoon carpools.

  • 3:00 pm – Preschool and elementary students with no secondary siblings.
  • 3:30 pm – Secondary students plus their elementary student siblings. The elementary students are supervised in a recess/homework area from 3:00 pm until the 3:30 pm carpool begins.

Afternoon Carpool – Early Dismissal – When Faith West has an early dismissal day, there are still two carpools.

  • 11:30 am – Preschool and elementary students with no secondary siblings.
  • Noon – Secondary students plus their elementary student siblings. The elementary students are supervised in a recess/homework area from 11:30 am until the Noon carpool begins.

Afternoon Carpool During Midterm and Final Exams – When Faith West secondary students take their midterm and final exams, carpool runs on a completely different schedule.  Please check the News and Events section of the Academy home page for details.

Preschool Dropoff and Pickup Information

All preschool students MUST be dropped off at the Preschool Building.  There are no exceptions.  From 7:30-7:49 am, preschool staff members are available is the parking lot to take your child from your car and escort them into the building.  From 7:50-8:15 am, you must park your car and escort your child into the building.

Please watch the following video that illustrates where to drop off and pick up your preschool student.

Elementary Dropoff and Pickup Information

MORNING DROP OFF begins at 7:30 am.  Please stay in the carpool lines and drop off your students only at the designated drop off location (the 3-Cross Building). You may not drop off your students in any of the parking lot areas for them to walk from your car to the building.  You also may not drop your student off before 7:30 am and tell them to wait in the fountain area or any other place where you suspect an adult will be.  Expect a call from Administration if we find your student on campus before 7:30 am. If you must drop off your student before 7:30 am, please use our Extended Care Program.

Please watch the following video that illustrates where to drop off students.


AFTERNOON PICK UP begins at 3:00 pm. Please watch the following video that illustrates where to pick up students.

Secondary Dropoff and Pickup information

MORNING DROP OFF begins at 7:30 am.  Please stay in the carpool lines and drop off your students only at the designated drop off location (the 3-Cross Building). You may not drop off your students in any of the parking lot areas for them to walk from your car to the building.  You also may not drop your student off before 7:30 am and tell them to wait in the fountain area or any other place where you suspect an adult will be.  Expect a call from Administration if we find your student on campus before 7:30 am. If you must drop off your student before 7:30 am, please use our Extended Care Program.

AFTERNOON PICK UP begins at 3:30 pm. If you arrive before 3:15 pm, you cannot enter the Elementary carpool line and must park in the holding line in the gravel parking lot. Please watch the following video that illustrates entering the holding line and picking up students.