Mae Smythe Elementary is a safe environment for both students and staff. Students are responsibile, highly motivated, and actively engaged. Staff facilitates positive student behaviors by being proactive, positive, and kind by teaching effectively
Mae Smythe Elementary mission is to provide a compassionate and kind learning environment for all in which students experience acceptance and success. 


Arrival – From 7:15 a.m.

Dismissal - 3:05 p.m – 3:20 p.m

7:15 a.m. – 7:40 a.m. 
Pasadena Blvd. and Burke Road Doors (Adult supervision will be provided.)

7:40 a.m. – 7:45 a.m.
Parents may walk students to class at 7:40am AFTER checking in at the front desk, showing ID, and receiving a visitor tag.

(Please arrive early to avoid lines to check in for a visitor’s tag the first several days of school.)

7:45 a.m. Students are TARDY when the 7:45 a.m. Tardy Bell rings.

If students arrive after the start of the school day, and the tardy bell sounds, the parent must accompany them to the front desk for admittance to class.

Car Riders (Burke (PK-1st) or Pasadena Blvd. (2nd – 4th)with a CAR TAG ONLY)

Walk Alone (Front Hallway / Adults Assist Crossing the Street)

Walk With (Library, Adult or Rayburn Student Walk s In)

Daycare (Early – Pasadena Blvd.)


Breakfast - 7:15 a.m. – 7:40 a.m.

Lunch - 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Universal Breakfast is served FREE of charge to all students.

Unfortunately, we do not have a large enough cafeteria to accommodate daily or regular visitors for lunch.
We would like to invite you to come eat lunch with your child on special occasions this year (birthdays, family in town visiting, etc.). Thank you for helping us to make room available for all parents to have a chance to visit.