Back to School FAQs


1. When will we find out my child's teacher?
Come to our Meet the Teacher Night on Monday August 6 from 6:00-7:00. Kindergarten students and all new students should come to Orientation at 5:30. Drop by anytime to meet your childҳ teacher, explore the classroom, and much more!
2. What if I can't make it to Meet the Teacher Night?
When your child comes to school on Tuesday August 7th, you may stop by the office to find out your childҳ teacher. Staff will be ready to assist you.
3. Where can I get supply lists?
Supply lists are posted on two different websites: Shayne Elementary under ӈelpful Links:Ԡ Shayne Elementary PTA Facebook Page:
4. How do I know where the bus stop is and what time the bus will come?
Find your bus stop and pick/up drop off times by contacting the Family Information Center at 615-259-4636 or by emailing
5. What are school hours?
Doors open for breakfast at 7:30 am. School hours are 8:00-3:00. Students should arrive BEFORE 8:00 so that learning can begin promptly at 8:00.
6. How much is breakfast and lunch?
Breakfast is free for all students every day. The regular lunch price is $2.50. Students must fill out a lunch form to qualify for free or reduced lunch.
7. What is the dress code policy?
Students can wear solid tops with collars and gray, black, khaki, or navy bottoms. Students may also wear Shayne Elementary spirit wear. Students are asked to wear athletic shoes on PE days. Students may wear JEANS on Fridays with a Shayne shirt or a solid colored shirt. The full policy is posted on our school website:
8. Where can we get Shayne spirit wear?
The Shayne PTA will be selling spirit wear on August 6th at the Meet the Teacher Night. In addition, order forms will be sent home during the first weeks of school to order t-shirts and again at other points in the year for long sleeved and hoodie shirts. Email the PTA at with questions or follow them on Facebook to stay connected
9. How does morning drop off or afternoon pick up work?
In the morning, stay in the right lane as you enter the Shayne and Oliver parking lot to drop your child off in line. Please do not get out of your car in the drop off line. Please do not use the left lane if you are in the drop off line. If you plan to park and walk in, you may park in the Shayne parking lot and cross with your child at the crosswalk or you may park at Tusculum Church of Christ and walk across the path to walk your child to the door. Please do not park in the parking spaces adjacent to the church building. In the afternoon, teachers assist bus riders in getting to the correct bus. If you are picking up in CAR LINE, pull into the Shayne/Oliver entrance. You may use both lanes and your car line card will be picked up by a staff member. Your child will be brought to your car by a staff member. If your child is being picked up in the WALKER LINE, you may park at Tusculum Church of Christ next door or in any open parking at Shayne and you may pick up your child at the assigned door on the right (north) side of the school with your walker line card promptly.

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