Attendance Procedures

Our bell schedule is 9:20 a.m. - 4:05 p.m. (Monday - Friday)

Hunt Valley Elementary staff will supervise students starting at 9:05 a.m.

Walkers and car riders should arrive at school no earlier than 9:05 a.m. and report to the cafeteria.

Students purchasing breakfast may arrive after 8:50 a.m. through the main doors and report to the cafeteria.

  • 1st Bell Rings at 9:10 a.m.
  • 2nd Bell Rings at 9:20 a.m.

A student is considered absent or tardy at 9:21 a.m.

If your child is going to be absent for the entire day or late for any reason, call the school attendance line at 703-913-8820, email HuntValleyES.Attendance@fcps.edu, or use our online attendance form before 8:30 a.m. The attendance line is available 24/7 for your convenience. If the school does not receive a call from a parent, the absence will be considered unexcused.

Automated Attendance Calls

If your child has an unverified or unexcused absence, you will receive an automated call on your home phone and your email at approximately 11:00 a.m. To avoid this call, please use our attendance line at 703-913-8820 or email HuntValleyES.Attendance@fcps.edu to inform us of absence at:

Please Note: There is no opt-out option for this call