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Handbook Contents

In the Carlos Rey Parent Handbook (PDF):

  • Carlos Rey Mission Statement
  • School-Wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports
  • Behavioral Expectations for Carlos Rey Parents
  • Attendance Policy
  • Tardies
  • Leaving Early
  • Signing Student Out From School
  • Elementary School Student Pick-up
  • Bus Information
  • Cafeteria Information
  • Counselor Information
  • Dress Code
  • Enrollment/Withdrawal Procedures
  • Library Information
  • School Health Office Information
  • Student & Traffic Safety
  • Field Trips
  • Lost and Found
    • Non-APS Service Providers
  • Student Insurance
  • Support Staff
  • Telephone Messages to Students During Instructional Time
  • Toys
  • Visitors
  • Procedures for Inclement Weather/ Abbreviated Day/ Early Dismissal/ Cancellation of School
  • Educational Programs

The Carlos Rey Parent Handbook (PDF) has been put together for you to help your student be successful at school.


Attendance Line 836-7738 #58600/#58601

Review the handbook for the complete attendance policy

The parent/guardian must notify the school each day that the student will be absent. Absences may be excused for the following reasons, with appropriate documentation:

  • Doctor's appointment
  • Death in the family
  • Religious commitment
  • Illness
  • Family emergency
  • Diagnostic testing
  • School or college visit

In the event that the school has not received notification of absence by a parent for three (3) consecutive days, the school must make an attempt to contact the parent/guardian.

Dress Code

Carlos Rey enforces a uniform dress code.

For boys: kaki slacks or shorts (navy, or tan). A polo shirt with no markings or stripes (navy, light blue, maroon, green, white).

For girls: kaki slacks, shorts, jumpers and skirts (with shorts underneath). A polo shirt with no markings or stripes, same colors as boys.

For dress-down days dress code see APS web site for district policy.

Drop-off and Pick-Up Procedures

Review the Attendance and Student & Traffic Safety sections of the handbook for complete information.

Please Do Not Block the bus drop off lanes in front of the Kindergarten building.

When dropping off your child in the Drop-off/Pick-up Area:

  1. Please wait to allow your child to exit the vehicle at the appropriate drop off/pick-up area.
  2. Stop along the curb and drop off your child on the curbside. Be sure to pull up as far as possible so that other cars can pull up behind you. Do not use the drop-off/pick-lane to park your car. Do not leave your car unattended when in the drop-off/pick-up area.

When picking up your child in the Drop-off/Pick-up Area:

  1. Students need to remain on the sidewalk until their ride arrives and properly pulls up to the pick up area.
  2. Park your car in an appropriate parking space and walk him/her from the school grounds to your car or
  3. Stop along the curb. Be sure to pull up as far as possible so that other cars can pull up behind you. Teachers will dismiss your child when you pull up to the curb and the student identifies you. Remember to pick him/her up on the curbside of the pick up area.

For the Safety of your child, children should not walk alone through cars in the parking lot in order to get to and from your car:

The Northwest parking lot is for staff parking. The drive through is for dropping off students only. Please do not park your car or drop off/pick up your child in this parking lot. Do not park across the street and expect your child to cross in the middle of the street to your car. For the safety of everyone concerned, we are asking that everyone use the crosswalk that has a crossing guard. Remember that it 11 is illegal to park along the yellow curb or the fire lane in front of the school. Albuquerque police will be issuing citations for illegal parking and jaywalking.