School Hours & Transportation

School Hours

The school office is open and staffed daily from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. School hours are 8:25 a.m. until 3:45 p.m., Monday through Thursday.  On Fridays, dismissal will be at 3:00 p.m. for observance of Shabbat.

We request that students arrive in a timely manner. Students may arrive as early as 8:00 a.m. Students arriving after 8:30 a.m. will be considered tardy. Please be sure to have arrangements for your child(ren) to be picked up at the end of the day on time.


In the morning, parents may walk their children into the building (after parking in the Shaw JCC lot) or drop children off in the front of the school and follow the turn around procedure. At dismissal, all cars must follow the designated traffic pattern. There will be no parking in front of the school at any time. If you need to come into the school, you must use the parking lot in the front or back of the Shaw JCC.

Pick up begins at 3:45 p.m. except on early Shabbat dismissal days, when dismissal is 3:00 p.m. Please check the Calendar for other early dismissal days, as well as half and full days off. Akron, Copley and Revere will not provide us with a bus on any of these early dismissal days.

If you need childcare before or after school, please call Kim Garra at (330) 835-0044 to make arrangements for your child(ren) to participate in the Shaw JCC KidSpace program. This program offers a three day a week option and a five day a week option. 

School Busing / Van Service

Area school buses are available for transportation as follows:
  • Akron: morning and afternoon pick-up
  • Copley:  afternoon pick-up
  • Stow Van:  transportation available upon request (for a fee)
  • Canton Van: transportation available upon request (for a fee)

If you would like to use any of these bus systems, please call Ceil in the office at (330) 836-0419 and she will gladly help you. 

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The Lippman School | 750 White Pond Drive | Akron, OH 44320 | Phone: 330.836.0419 | Fax: 330.869.2514