Masons Cove Elementary

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  • MCE Quickfacts and Info


    Address: 3370 Bradshaw Road, Salem, VA 24153

    Phone Number: 540-387-6530

    Language Assistance Call-In Number: 540-613-5651

    Fax Number: 540-387-6995

    School Office Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    School Hours for Students: 7:45 a.m. to 2:25 p.m.

    School Webpage:

    School Facebook Page: The Masons Cove Elementary School Page

    PTA Facebook Page: Masons Cove Elementary PTA

    Principal: Amy Phelps

    Secretary: Kim Hayes

    Nurse: Gail Lee

    Counselor: Laura Armentrout



  • Morning Car Rider Drop Off Procedures:

    In an effort to maintain a safe environment, we have established guidelines for the morning car rider drop off. These guidelines are for all students, PK through 5th grade.

    1. Parents should go through the car rider line to drop off their student(s).
    2. Parents should stay in their vehicle throughout the car rider drop off.
    3. Children being dropped off at MCE should be seated on the passenger side of the vehicle so they can safety exit the vehicle onto the sidewalk.
    4. We have several staff members assigned to car duty in the morning to expedite the process.
    5. School staff members will open the car doors for students.
    6. Students should be ready to exit the car when the school employee opens their car door.

    *Do not pull around other cars in line.

    If a parent wants to walk their child to the entrance of the school they can park in the spots closest to the playground and walk with their child to the front of the building using the side walk. Parents must stay with their child while walking to the entrance. Due to safety risk, parents should not walk their children across the car rider line.


  • Afternoon Car Rider Procedures:

    1. Car riders will begin dismissal once the buses have been dismissed.
    2. Parents or guardians will line up in their cars along the front sidewalk to the school. 
    3. MCE school staff members will be stationed on the sidewalk to load cars. 

    *Do not pull around other cars in line.

     Due to safety risk, parents and students should not walk through the car rider line.


    • Transportation Changes

    Any change to a student’s afternoon transportation needs to be made before 1:30 p.m. We cannot make transportation changes after this time. Transportation changes can only be accepted by a note sent in with a student and a phone call answered by the office.