Transportation & Traffic Patterns
Tipton-Rosemark Academy offers an optional bus service that includes one bus and runs North to Ripley and Covington, with a few stops on the way back through the Atoka area. If you are interested in this service, please contact our facilities director, Keith Owen at 901-829-6500.
If your student is a driver, there is a $10 annual parking fee. Numbered parking spaces are assigned by the high school office.
Drop off & pick up
Whether at morning drop off or afternoon pickup, our primary goal is the safety of all our children. Please adhere to the following directions when dropping off and picking up your child/children from TRA. We will need for all our drivers to cooperate and follow the stated directions for morning drop off and afternoon dismissal.
You may begin dropping students off at 7:15, and pickup time will be at 2:55 for lower school and 3:00 for upper school. Please do NOT drop your children off prior to this time as there will be no one on duty to supervise them. If you pick up your child after 3:15, they will be sent to After School Care (Rebel Care) for a nominal charge. NOTE: Preschool children may be picked up at 2:30pm and do not follow the same traffic pattern.
- Upper School Drop Off
- Upper School Pick Up
- Lower School Drop Off
- Lower School Pick Up
- Lower School Rainy Day Pick Up
Please enter our campus from our high school entrance, the road on the north side of our elementary school, by turning left from the north or turning right from the south lanes of Rosemark Road. Two of the three lanes are entrance lanes. Please follow the road as it winds around to the front of the high school. High school and/or middle grade students can be dropped off in the front of the high school. Then please proceed around the high school and middle school and turn right in front of the middle school to exit by the elementary school.
During afternoon dismissal, high school drivers will be allowed to use the far right lane of the high school entrance to exit the campus. Vehicles exiting on this road at afternoon dismissal must turn right only. During afternoon dismissal if you have picked up all your riders at the high school entrance, you will be allowed to turn around in the high school parking lot and exit the same way that you entered. Again, you will only be allowed to turn right.
For middle school and elementary only drop-off, you will be allowed to enter either the PAC entrance to drop off in front or the middle and elementary schools or you can use the high school entrance and keep right all the way around the buildings to drop off in front of the middle and elementary schools. Please remain in your car throughout this process. We will have our staff in this area to help with the unloading of students and directing traffic.
For middle school and elementary only pick-up, you will only be allowed to enter the high school entrance and keep right all the way around the buildings to pick up in front of the middle and elementary schools. Please display your provided name tag on your rearview mirror. This will allow us to get the students ready and speeds up the loading. We will have our staff in this area to help with the loading of students and directing traffic. When exiting our campus from the PAC or from the elementary exit, please turn right. You will not be allowed to turn left on Rosemark Road until the bulk of the traffic has subsided.
PLEASE DO NOT USE THE SECOND DRIVEWAY (elementary exit) AS AN ENTRANCE. The safety of our students is our primary focus. Please be patient and cooperative.
Students will exit the back doors of the building closest to Rosemark Rd. (where there is an awning.) Student will remain inside the building until their name is called. They will then stand under the awning until they are able to load their car. We will load cars from the awning to the first speed bump. Teacher will assist students as needed.