What are the school hours of operation?


  • The front office is open from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
  • We offer free breakfast and lunch for all students. You may drop your child off beginning at 7:25 a.m. for breakfast. Breakfast will not be served after 7:50 a.m. as students are expected to be in their classrooms by 7:55 a.m.
  • The school day is 8:00 a.m to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday except on early release days and days when there is no attendance. Teachers are on staff from 7:45 a.m. until 3:15 p.m. All parent/teacher conferences must be scheduled in advance with your child's teacher.
  • Students are expected to be on time. At 7:55 a.m. the entrance bell rings and students are expected to enter their classrooms. The tardy bell rings at 8:00 a.m. to begin calling attendance. Excessive tardies or absences will be referred to the truancy department.
  • Early release days are from 7:55 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Buses depart at 11:45 a.m.
    • Parents picking up students should arrive no later than 12:00 p.m.



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Chiefland Elementary School
1205 NW 4th Ave
Chiefland, FL 32626
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Phone: 352-493-6040
Fax: 352-493-6042
General Contact Form

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.