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Frequently Asked Questions

We’ve compiled a list of some of the most frequently asked questions, so you can access important information quickly and efficiently. If you have additional questions, be sure to contact us with your concerns.

General FAQ


Where can I find the frequently asked questions for my child's school?

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When are district offices open to the public over breaks?

Please view our Calendar page for more information on our district's schedules.

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How do I register my child for school?

If you are new to our area or would like your child to attend one of our schools, simply visit the school office that your child would attend. We will be happy to help you fill out the necessary paperwork for registration. When you come, please be sure to bring the following documents with you:

  • Your child’s birth certificate
  • Your child’s immunization records
  • Proof of residency (in the form of a utility bill)
  • Any records from your child’s previous school
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What time does school start and end?

Elementary (including kindergarten):
1st bell - 8:40 a.m.
Tardy bell - 8:45 a.m.
Dismissal - 3:35 p.m.

Middle:
1st bell - 8:40 a.m.
Tardy bell - 8:45 a.m.
Dismissal - 3:35 p.m.

High School:
0 Hour - 6:30 a.m.
1st bell - 7:20 a.m.
Tardy bell - 7:25 a.m.
Dismissal - 2:15 p.m.

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How much do meals cost?

Our meal prices vary by grade level. Please visit our Child Nutrition page for current prices. We also offer free and reduced-price meals to students and families who qualify. If you believe your family qualifies for this service, please complete the forms found on our Child Nutrition page.

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How do I donate funds to receive a tax credit?

All you need to do is download and print the form found on our Tax Credit page. Fill it out, and bring it in to the school office. It’s that easy!

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What do I do if my child is late to school?

Tardies affect the entire class, so we appreciate all students who get to school on time. If your child must be late, we ask him or her to stop by the office and get a pass before heading to class.

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My child needs to be absent. How do I proceed?

If you know your child must be absent, please send a note to your child’s teacher explaining the circumstances and dates of the absence. We will try our best to get any work together that your child might miss. If your child is sick, please call the office the morning of the absence, and let us know where your child is. Not only do we want to make sure your child is safe, we also want to mark your child as “excused.” If we do not receive a call or note explaining the absence, we will record it as “unexcused.”

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Is transportation available?

Yes! Queen Creek School District does provide busing for students. For information on bus rules, regulations, and routes, visit our Transportation page.

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What are the early release times for each school site and kindergarten?

Elementary (including kindergarten):
1st bell - 8:40 a.m.
Tardy bell - 8:45 a.m.
Early Release - 12:20 p.m.

Middle:
1st bell - 8:40 a.m.
Tardy bell - 8:45 a.m.
Early release - 1:05 p.m.

High School:
0 Hour - 6:30 a.m.
1st bell - 7:20 a.m.
Tardy bell - 7:25 a.m.
Early release - times vary

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Queen Creek Unified School District
20217 East Chandler Heights Road 
Queen Creek, AZ  85142
Phone:  (480) 987-5935
Fax:  (480) 987-9714