New Families

Welcome to First Presbyterian Day School! We are so excited you have decided to enroll your child(ren). It is our honor and joy to have the opportunity to educate and equip your son or daughter to change the world for God’s glory. Below are some helpful links and important dates to save on your calendar.

Information for All New Families

FPD Facebook Page
FPD on Instagram
Center for Discovery Classes and Programs
Dining Plan Information
FPD Parent Links Page
Sign up for the FPD E-Newsletter
Viking Store Information

First Day of School Information

Thursday, August 9, 2018 – Half Day

Where to go on the first day:
3K – Kindergarten
Start Time: 8:30 a.m. First day only – Thereafter, school begins at 8:15 a.m.
Location: Parents and children meet in the student’s classroom in the Kindergarten Building
Dismissal Time: 11:45 a.m.

1st – 5th Grade
Start Time: 8:15 a.m.
Location: Students go to classrooms
Dismissal Time: 11:45 a.m.

6th – 8th Grade
Start Time: 8:15 a.m.
Location: Middlebrooks Athletic Center
Dismissal Time: 12:15 p.m.

9th – 12th Grade
Start Time: 8:15 a.m.
Location: Clark Fine Arts Center
Dismissal Time: 12:15 p.m.

•    Elementary faculty members will be in the lobby to help elementary students to their classrooms.
•    Middle and High School Schedules will be distributed in homeroom after opening assemblies.
•    Wednesday, August 15, 2018, begins the late start at 8:50 a.m.

First Day of School Morning Traffic

Parents who wish to walk their child to class on the first day of school should park in one of the following parking lots: by the soccer field, across from the Fine Arts Center, or in the Middlebrooks Athletic Center parking area. Parents of elementary children, who are dropping their children off only, are encouraged to use the elementary carpool circle.

Important Dates for New Families

Online School Calendar

Abbreviated 2018-19 School Calendar

Elementary Meet & Greets:

1st-5th Grade – August 8, 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
PreK – Kindergarten – August 9, 8:30 a.m.

Family Open House Events:

Middle School & High School – August 20, 6:30 p.m.
Elementary – August 27, 6:30 p.m.

Dress Code Information

Dress Code for Elementary Students
Dress Code for Middle School & High School Students
Lands’ End Uniforms Online


Summer Reading

Elementary Summer Reading List
Middle School 

  • Students must select one from the A/R list, one from the Faculty Selection List, and read the ones required by their English class
  • Sixth grade:  Night Divided
    Seventh grade: Prince
    Eighth grade: The Outsiders

High School

Information for New Elementary Students

Teacher Blogs – great way to keep up with activities in each grade.
Elementary Student Handbook
Elementary School Supply Order Form and List
Extended Day Information

Information for New Middle School & High School Students

Middle School & High School Curriculum Guide
Middle School & High School Handbook
Substance Abuse Form – Required for 6th-12th grade
Tablet Contract – Required for 5th-12th grade
6th-12th Grade Medical Information Form

Other Resources

FPD Athletics Website
RightNow Media – Free Online Christian Video Resource for FPD Families
FPD Fine Arts Facebook Page
FPD Athletics Facebook Page