SCHOOL HOURS: 8:00 a.m. – 3:10 p.m.

Early Dismissal days- 12:10

             Students are not to be dropped off before 7:35 a.m.

                       with the exception of extended day students.

First bell rings at 7:55 a.m.

               Students are tardy after 8:00 a.m.

                  No check-outs after 2:25 p.m;  11:30 on early dismissal days.

Carpool begins at 3:00 PM.

                           Afternoon car riders are to be picked up no later than 3:15.

                  Orange card required for afternoon car riders


Students were given a “break away” style lanyard. Please have them wear this lanyard only.

Due to safety reasons, no other style lanyard may be worn.
Thank you for your assistance.

Uniform Policy

Uniform Shirts

The uniform shirt is a navy blue or white, knit, short-sleeved or long-sleeved golf-style shirt with a collar. Shirts must be tucked into the pants and must be long enough to stay tucked when the arms are raised over the head. The style will be pullover, with buttons at the top. Shirts will not be excessively stained, faded, or frayed and will not have holes or cuts. The ZCSB logo is not required at this level, but no other logos are permitted on uniform shirts.

Only white or navy undershirts may be worn. Decals and other colors may not show through the material of the uniform shirt. Long-sleeved shirts over or under the uniform shirt are not allowed.

Uniform Slacks

Uniform slacks will be khaki. They should be a style worn at the waist and must have belt loops. They may not be rolled at the waist or ankle, nor may they be gathered by elastic at the ankle. Pants made of denim, corduroy, or any stretch fabric are prohibited. No slacks with pockets below the hips or wind pants may be worn. Tight fitting pants are unacceptable. No frayed hems or cuts on slacks will be allowed. All pants must be worn with a solid black, brown, cordovan, or navy belt. Belts must be visible (since elementary students do not dress out for PE, large or unusually shaped belt buckles should not be worn to school).

***No sagging pants will be allowed


Shoes with closed toe and closed heel are required. Loafers, oxfords, and athletic style shoes are acceptable. Boots are not allowed. Sandals, flip flops, house shoes, slippers, Crocs, tennis shoes with wheels, Skeletoes, and similar types of shoes are not acceptable. Shoes with excessively high heels or excessively raised shoes are not permitted for safety reasons.

Socks must be worn, and they must be visible. Socks must be solid white, dark blue, black, or brown. Females may substitute neutral-

colored stockings for socks. Leggings and jeggings may not be worn. Tights may be worn in the following colors: White, Navy,



Over Garments

If a jacket, coat, sweatshirt, etc. is worn in the building, it should be navy or white. Jackets which are black, brown, khaki, or gray may be worn outside of the building. Logos cannot be more than 2 inches. Please place your child’s name on  outer garments.

For more info. about dress code, click on the handbook link at the bottom of this page.


Boy Scout and Girl Scout uniforms may be worn to school on the day of a scheduled scout meeting.



       Make lunch payments online at:

Apply for school lunch benefits at


            Click link below for REVISED lunch menu. 

Lunch Menu May 15 – 23


       ZES Cafeteria


ZES Birthday Book Club
Honor your child’s birthday in a different way this year.

Click below for details.

Birthday Book Club


                  BUS CONCERNS/QUESTIONS?

                     Please call First Student Transportation at (225)654-9729


ZES Handbook

Zachary Elementary Parent Teacher Organization (ZEPTO)

ZCS Extended Day Handbook Final Revised Copy 2016-2017

            ZES School Improvement Plan Overview 2016-2017

         ZES School Report Card

                          ZES Parental Involvement

                   OTHER PARENT RESOURCES