Policies & procedures

It is important that we start out the year on the right foot, so to speak. Communicating our policies, procedures, rules and expectations is key.

Dress code

  • Shirts: Red, Navy, Light Blue, Blue, & White Polo Shirts
  • Pants/Shorts/Skirts: Khaki, Navy, Black
  • Hoodies: Any hoodies are allowed
  • Belts: Should be worn when pants have loops
  • Backpack: Any backpacks are allowed

O'Banion has met the conditions required by the GISD School Board to implement a standardized dress code for all students. For more information, visit the district's standardized dress code page. 

School Supplies

2020-2021 School Supply List


To report an absence, contact the front office at 972-279-6103. After a student has been absent at least three consecutive days, a parent or guardian may call the school office and request the make-up work. Upon return to school after an absence, a note including the student's name, ID#, and reason for absence signed by a parent or a doctor is required.

Drop-off Information

In the morning, students need to enter from the cafeteria doors between 8:15am - 8:45am. They may pick up their breakfast (free to all students) and then report directly to 1st period to eat it.

Bus Information

Looking for your child's bus route information? It is available in Skyward.

Parents of school bus riders can check Skyward Family Access in the Portfolio area.

Login into your parent Skyward account. On the left, go to portfolio. Then choose “2021-22 School Year Bus Info Letter”.

Parents who need assistance with registering new students can call the Transportation call center at  972-494-8530.

Dismissal Information

Staggered dismissal will be as listed below: 

4:08 - All car riders 

4:11 - All Walkers 

4:14 - Walk All Bus Riders to the Cafeteria

Clinic procedures

The school clinic is open during school hours. Students needing to visit the clinic must get a clinic pass from their teacher. Visiting the clinic between classes is not allowed unless it is an emergency.

Online Student Services Request 

Do you need to enroll your child, request a transfer, withdraw or request a transcript? It's easy to start common processes at home. Visit the Online Student Services page to get started. 

If you have additional questions, please contact the campus data clerk:

Erika Sanchez



District policies

To support our mission of providing an exceptional education to all students, we have created policies designed to help your student have the best possible education experience.

Visit the Policies page on the district website for additional polices and related information.