Rancho Las Positas Elementary School

Policies & Procedures


Snack Guidelines

Snacks served during the school day, and in before/after school programs must also follow state nutritional guidelines. In keeping with LVJUSD Comprehensive School Wellness Policy BP 5030 and state nutrition laws, guidelines for snacks, beverages, and classroom parties and celebrations are as follows:

  • Candy, soda, and chips are not permitted.
  • Snacks sent by parents must follow state health and food safety guidelines, state nutrition guidelines, and be commercially prepared and packaged. The product must remain stable at room temperature unless proper hot/cold temperatures can be maintained. Food items may be purchased from a grocery store, restaurant, or other facility with a health permit.
  • Whole foods, such as fresh fruits and vegetables, may be cut up and brought in. A list of allowable snack options is available on the District website.
  • Acceptable beverages include water, milk (2%, 1%, nonfat, soy/rice milk, other nondairy milk), and 100% fruit juice.
  • Parents should contact their child’s teacher for scheduling and preapproval of food/beverages for classroom celebrations.
  • Additional ideas for non-food items and activities may be found on the District website.

Dress Code

Students shall dress appropriately for educational activities in which they will participate so as not to endanger their health, safety, or welfare, or that of others, or cause a disruption to the educational process. The following articles of clothing are not permitted:

  • Backless or strapless tops
  • Tops that show skin when arms are raised
  • Low-cut tops and dresses
  • Bare-midriff tops
  • Shorts, skirts and pants that fail to conceal undergarments
  • Shorts, skirts, and dresses that are shorter than thumbs' length when arms are at side

If any students' dress does not conform to the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District's student dress code, parents will be called for a change of clothing.

Drop Off and Pick Up Procedure

Please help us keep our students and you safe in the loop.

  • Speed Limit 5 mph
  • The front parking lot is for buses only – Please DO NOT drop your K student off in this area. 
  • All merging traffic should use your turn signals. Please be aware of merging traffic.
  • Please yield to vehicles that have already dropped off children and are trying to merge safely.
  • All through traffic should use the left lane. 
  • Students being dropped off or picked up should use the right lane only.
  • DO NOT stop in crosswalks or driveways. 
  • EXIT on right side of vehicles only.  
  • Do not park, pick up or drop off in the Red Zone.
  • Please be patient, courteous and flexible.
  • When dropping off after the bell, please pull up to the cones.
  • Do not double park or park behind parked cars even if just dropping off.
  • Please do not leave your car unattended at any time.
  • Violators will be reported to and cited by the Livermore Police Department.
  • Thank you for your cooperation.
  • Remember, with the safety of our children being foremost, we can always use volunteers in the loop at drop off and/or pick up times. Please call the office.

Cell Phones

Cell phones are not allowed at school for elementary students. Exceptions are made for students who walk home and need to have contact with parents. Those students’ cell phones should remain in backpacks on off until they have left the campus. Any parent needing to reach their child at school can call the school office. If rules are not followed, cell phones will be confiscated and will have to be picked up by the parent from the principal’s office.

Additional Policies

Discipline Guidelines

Parents Rights

User Guide to the Electronic Information Services

Student Dress Code