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Drop-Off, Pick-Up and Parking on the Linda Vista Campus

Here are the campus protocols for morning drop-off, Upper School pick-up, Middle School pick-up and parking. Following these guidelines will make for the most efficient traffic flow possible for all.

Upper and Middle School Morning Drop-Off
(7:30am until 8:00am)

  • Turn right toward the Administration building as you enter the Linda Vista campus through the main entrance
  • Proceed around the “circle” area at the front of the Administration building
  • Watch for signs that indicate where the drop-off zone begins and ends – the drop-off zone spans the driveway area from the Performing Arts Center to the front of the Administration building
  • Pull forward as far as you can before stopping
  • Have your student unload from the passenger side of your car whenever possible
  • Exit the campus by driving past the front entrance area toward the Middle School Gym
  • Use the gate to the east of the main entrance to turn right onto Linda Vista Road
  • Return to the main entrance to turn left onto Linda Vista Road

Upper School Afternoon Pick-Up
(2:30pm until 3:30pm) 

  • Turn left toward Middle School Gym as you enter the Linda Vista campus through the main entrance
  • Watch for signs that indicate where the pick-up zone begins and ends – the pick-up zone spans the driveway area from the Middle School Gym to the Middle School Locker Rooms

Option 1

  • Proceed to the right lane of the pick-up zone if you anticipate that your student will be waiting for you upon arrival
  • Pull forward as far as you can in the pick-up zone before stopping
  • Have your student load from the passenger side of the car whenever possible

Option 2

  • Proceed to the left lane of the pick-up zone if you anticipate that your student will be available for pick-up within a few minutes of your arrival
  • Continue to circle the inside driveway – no stopping lane – until your student arrives for pick-up
  • Merge into the right, pick-up zone lane once your student arrives
  • Pull forward as far as you can in the pick-up zone before stopping
  • Have your student load from the passenger side of the car whenever possible

Option 3

  • Proceed to the designated parking area in the east section of the lot if you arrive more than 5 minutes before your student will be available for pick-up
  • Return to right, pick-up zone lane once your student arrives
  • Pull forward as far as you can in the pick-up zone before stopping
  • Have your student load from the passenger side of the car whenever possible
  • Exit the campus using the gate to the east of the main entrance to turn right onto Linda Vista Road
  • Exit the campus by returning to the main entrance to turn left onto Linda Vista Road

 

Middle School Afternoon Pick-Up
(3:00pm)
 

 Morning Bus Transportation is Unchanged. Afternoon Transportation is amended as follows:

  • Students will be dismissed from the Middle School at 3:00 p.m. and should be encouraged to be on the bus by 3:05.
    • Just before 3:00 p.m. Middle School Administrative Assistant Debbie Peterson will make an all-call announcement for bus riders to prepare and proceed to the bus quickly.
    • Our after school aides will guide and encourage our bus riding students to move quickly to the bus.
  • Busses will continue to originate at the Linda Vista campus.
  • Loading will continue to occur behind the Upper School buildings.
  • Impact on the Lower School.
    • Parent quick pick up will now happen first...then the busses will arrive.
    • Bus will not arrive at the Lower School until 3:20

Shuttle Information:

  • Morning shuttles are unchanged.
    • Mission Hills to Linda Vista = no change
  • Afternoon Shuttles:
    • Mission Hills to Linda Vista - shuttle will arrive at the Linda Vista Campus at3:35
    • Linda Vista to Mission Hills
      • Our regular bus serves as the shuttle.
      • Therefore, bus/shuttle departs at 3:05 and arrives at 3:20
    • Late Shuttle from Linda Vista to Mission Hills
      • Service is unchanged.
      • 5:00 departure from Linda Vista; the Shuttle will stop at the coaster if necessary, and then arrive in Mission Hills at 5:15.
      • The "late shuttle" then becomes the “late bus,” picking up riders at Mission Hills and then proceeding back to Linda Vista for a late pick up at 5:30 p.m.
      • Please note that late pick up is in front of the sport court.

 

Parking

The west parking lot (Bus Entrance) is reserved for faculty and staff. No drop-off, pick-up, at any time. No parent, student, or visitor parking is allowed at any time prior to 2:30pm.

Employee Parking Only: The 33 spaces in front of the Middle School Gym just east of the security booth are reserved for employees only until 2:30pm.

Juniors and Seniors are the only students permitted to drive to and park at school.

Sophomores are not permitted to drive themselves. All student and employee cars parked in the on-campus lots must display a Francis Parker School parking permit. The Upper School will advise students of the procedures for obtaining their permit.

Senior Student Parking: Anything east of "Employee Parking Only".

Junior Student Parking: Athletic Parking area east of the Entrance Only gate.

Visitor Parking: is located at the Baha'i Community Center on Alcala Knolls Dr. Parents should expect to park in the Baha'i Community Center lot or on the surface streets in the neighborhood. Visitors and volunteers who have items to unload and transport, please let the campus attendant know; you will be directed where you may safely unload your vehicle on campus.

Visitor Parking By Appointment: The 11-space lot in front of the Administration Building is designated for scheduled Administration Office Visitors Only.

Baha'i Community Center parking during the day is available for adults only; no students are permitted to park at the Baha'i Community Center. No parking for Parker events is allowed in this lot after 6:00pm or at any time on the weekends; violators will be towed.

No parking is allowed during weekdays at the Office of County Education lot west of Parker. Evening and weekend special event parking is OK.

No parking is allowed at any time in the Jehovah’s Witness lot on the corner of Linda Vista Road and Alcala Knolls Dr. at any time; violators will be towed.

 

 

 

 

Mission Hills Campus
Lower School
4201 Randolph St.
San Diego, CA 92103
619.298.9110
  Linda Vista Campus
Middle/Upper School
6501 Linda Vista Rd.
San Diego, CA 92111
858.569.7900


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