MAMMOTH-San Manuel PK-12 School
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Frequently Asked Questions


What are the San Manuel school hours?

School begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 3:00 p.m. every weekday.

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What if my son or daughter gets sick during school hours?

Students who become ill during school hours should report to class first and request a pass to the see the nurse. We require a parent/guardian to pick up ill students.

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What if my son or daughter needs to take medication during school hours?

The school nurse or trained designee may dispense medication to students with a medication consent form on file. All medication must arrive to the nurse's office in the original container with the original unaltered label from the pharmacy (which includes the student’s name).

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Does San Manuel provide counseling services?

Our Counseling Center is open daily between 7:30 a.m. and 3:15 p.m. We encourage students to drop by and talk with counselors before and after school or during lunch periods. Stop by or call our center at (520) 385.2336, extension 2210 and 2212.

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Does San Manuel provide bus transportation for its students?

Yes, we do provide bus privileges. Please visit our district Transportation page for details.

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Is there a dress code at San Manuel?

Yes. We expect all our students within our district to dress in proper, standard school attire in accordance with the dress code. Please refer to the student handbook and dress code policy for specifics.

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Do you allow phones and electronics on campus?

We allow students to use cell phones between classes and during lunch; however, we do not permit the use of electronic devices such as cell phones, radios, video games, music-playing devices, or recorders during the day from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. For the first violation, we will confiscate the item and return it at the end of the day. For subsequent violations, a parent must pick up the item in person. Students bring electronic devices to campus at their own risk—we are not responsible for these items in any way.

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What is the tardy policy?

We consider students not in the correct class/work station when the bell rings as tardy (unless holding a pass from a school official). We place tardy students into In School Suspension during that class period. If a student accumulates nine tardies in a given class, we will assign that student to Saturday School. Upon completion of Saturday School assignments, the tardy record resets for that class period.

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What if my child must be absent from school?

A parent or guardian must call the attendance office at (520) 385.2336 by 9:00 a.m. to report an absence.

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Does San Manuel allow visitors to the campus?

For the safety of our students and staff members, we require all visitors to first report to the office and receive a pass. We do not allow student visitors on campus during regular school hours.

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Is there a PTO?

Currently, the PTO is inactive. We need you to help us get it started again! The PTO is involved in the school on a daily basis raising funds, providing student recognition, and giving our teachers help. If you are interested, please contact the office for more information.

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What should I know about immunization?

Arizona law requires parents to submit an immunization history for their child upon entering public school. Students who would be endangered by the vaccine or students whose religious views oppose immunization can be granted an exception to the school immunization requirement.

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Does Mammoth-San Manuel K–12 serve breakfast and lunch?

Our cafeteria serves breakfast and lunch daily. Breakfast costs $1.75 per day and lunch costs $3.00 per day. Those who qualify may apply for free or reduced meals. Reduced breakfast costs $0.30, reduced lunch costs $0.40, milk $0.35.

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What if I must pick up my child during school hours?

We release students to a parent/legal guardian, designee, or authorized legal agent only. To pick up your child, you must first visit our office to sign the student out. We do not allow your child to walk home during school hours.

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When do report cards come out?

We send report cards home every nine weeks, or we give them to parents at parent-teacher conferences. We also send out progress reports the 5th week of every quarter to give parents an indication of how their child is doing in school.

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Can parents volunteer at the school?

We welcome and encourage volunteers in our elementary classrooms. If you are interested in volunteering at our school, please contact our school office or speak with your child’s teacher. Please join us!

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