School Day


Russell's  school day begins at 9:10 am and ends at 3:40 pm.  Please do not drop off children before 8:50 a.m. There is no school aide on duty until then.

AM Kindergarten hours are 9:00 am - 11:45 am

PM Kindergarten hours are 12:30 pm - 3:15 pm

Grade Drop-off Location Pick-up Location
Kindergarten Lower Level – K door Lower Level-PM center doors
Grades 1 - 2 Lower Level Car line - upper playground door
Grades 3-5 Front Door Car line - upper playground door



  • Parents must stay with their kindergartners until they are ushered into the school
  • AM- Buses drop off at the front door only
  • PM-Buses pick up in the bus loop in rear of building.
  • Please do not pull into the bus lane during arrival and departure times.


Crossing guards are supervised by the Marple Township Police Department. Contact the Marple Police if you have any inquiries.

Guard Locations: Sproul & New Ardmore Ave and  Sproul & Mary Lane

Duty Times: 8:15 to 9:05 a.m. 3:15 to 4:00 p.m.