Humboldt Academy of Higher Learning Elementary School

Constructing learning and developing strong character

Welcome to Humboldt Academy

  •           Humboldt 

    2516 S. 9th Street
    St. Louis, MO 63104
    Office 314-932-5720
    Fax 314-244-1803
                     Principal: Belinda Quimby
                    Hours: 9:20am - 4:17pm
                 Grades: 3-5
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  • ARRIVAL PROCEDURES - 9:00 - 9:20 (Start time is 9:20)

    Buses arrive and riders are dropped off at the main entrance.

    Students may enter the school beginning at 9:00 a.m. There is no adult supervision before this time. Please make sure students arrive on time for school each day. In-class instruction begins promptly after morning announcements at 9:20 a.m. 

    • All students will enter via the main entrance at 2516 S. 9th St.
    • Car riders may be dropped off at Door 6 on Sidney St. Vehicles may line up on Sidney facing West and on 7th facing South, waiting to turn
    • Bus riders will be dropped off at Door 1
    • All students will go to breakfast in the cafeteria prior to going to classrooms
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  • DISMISSAL PROCEDURES - 4:17 - 4:30 (Dismissal is at 4:17)

    Students are dismissed at 4:17pm. Walkers, Pick-ups, and Bus riders will be dismissed from their classrooms. Bus riders will catch buses at Door 1. Pick-ups may be picked up at Door 6 on Sidney St. Vehicles may park on 7th facing South, Sidney facing West, or 9th facing North once buses are gone.

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    Parents/Guardians must call the office by 3:30 p.m. to inform us of any changes to dismissal. Parents/Guardians may also send a written note with the child to give to the teacher on the day of the change. 314-932-5720.

    Thank you for your cooperation in ensuring safe arrival and dismissal of our students.

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  • Please do NOT send your child to school if they have any of the following symptoms: fever, cough, congestion/runny nose, vomiting, diarrhea, sore throat, headache, fatigue, muscle or body aches, difficulty breathing, or loss of taste/smell.  Check your child carefully each morning.  If a child is found with any of these symptoms while at school, they may be sent home.  It is best to keep your child home if you are unsure.

Important Announcements

    • Breakfast is served in the cafeteria from 9:00-9:20 

    • Classroom teaching begins promptly after Morning Assembly/Announcements at 9:20

    • Pick-ups are dropped off and dismissed at Door 6 on Sidney St.

    • Bus riders are dropped off and dismissed at front Door 1 on 9th St.

    • We do not have a uniform requirement - our Dress Code Policy is linked on the website: Students should wear school-appropriate and weather-appropriate clothing with closed-toed shoes for safely moving around. Gym shoes for P.E.

    • We are continuing with one-to-one iPads to integrate technology into instruction

    • All students are expected to follow guidelines and expectations in the Student & Family Handbook and the SLPS District Code of Conduct