Frequently Asked Questions

We’ve taken the time to gather your most frequently asked questions and answer them all in one place. Please take a moment to review this page. Don’t see the answer you’re looking for? You are welcome to contact us at any time! You can also visit our district FAQ page for more detailed information on district-wide policies.


Does Spring Creek Elementary offer all-day kindergarten?

Yes, we do! Our teachers love the extra time they get with your young learners. We also believe that all-day kindergarten helps better prepare them for first grade. Please visit the Our School page for more information about how to register.

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How do I enroll my child at Spring Creek Elementary?

We’re so glad you’re ready to take the next step and become one of our Bobcat families! Please visit the Our School page for more information, including a list of documents we’ll need to get your child started. 

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How does Spring Creek Elementary handle discipline?

Discipline is about more than consequences, it’s about growth—in kindness, in confidence, and in respect. Please take some time to review our unique restorative behavior plan to learn more about how we tackle issues on campus in a positive way.

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What do I need to do if my child will be absent from school?

Please let us know if your child will be absent by calling our front office at (775) 753-6881. For more information regarding an absence due to COVID-19, please visit the ECSD COVID-19 Dashboard.

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What resources are available to our family?

Who wants to spend their time using search engines when you can find what you need all in one place? Check out this list of learning resources for students, teachers, and families. You can also take advantage of our Web Resources page.

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How can I get more involved?

We have plenty of opportunities for parents and guardians to volunteer. Consider helping the PTA with our upcoming fundraisers and events if you’d like to get involved.

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What are the school hours?

Classes begin at 8:10 a.m. and run until 3:00 p.m. Office hours run Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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What extracurricular activities does Spring Creek Elementary offer?

Is your child musically inclined? The honor choir might be the perfect fit! Have a student interested in fitness? Check out the mile club! Please note that due to COVID-19, these activities are currently unavailable. We will share updates on our News page when we start them up again.

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What special programs or curriculum does Spring Creek Elementary offer?

In addition to our academic curriculum, we offer music and art instruction, library curriculum, and physical education. Please visit our Why Choose Us page for a full list of programs and offerings.

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