Welcome to Grassfield Elementary – Pre-K through 5th

Summer Hours

Summer Hours

Beginning Monday, June 28, 2021, Chesapeake Public Schools twelve-month employees and summer school programs will operate on a 4-day work week. During this time, schools and administrative offices will have extended hours of service Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and will be closed on Fridays. The 2021 summer schedule begins the week of Monday, June 28, 2021 and ends on August 20, 2021.

In observance of the July 4th holiday, which falls on a Sunday, the District will be closed on Monday, July 5. Employees will follow their normal workday schedules on Tuesday, July 6 through Friday, July 9.

The District will resume its normal schedule of work hours on Monday, August 23, 2021.

Fall 2021 – Virtual Virginia Applications Now Available for Elementary Students

Dr. Cotton presented the instructional plan for the 2021-22 school year at the April 19, 2021 School Board Meeting. While the primary mode of instruction for ALL grade levels will be full-time in-person learning, Chesapeake will continue to offer virtual learning opportunities by application only. Families at the elementary and middle school levels who would like to apply for virtual learning will be required to make a full-year commitment to Virtual Virginia. Applications are now available on our website.


Completed applications should be submitted via email to Principal Pinello at or returned to the school in person. Hard copies of the application are available by request in our main office.


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Grassfield Administration
Mr. Mason - Assistant Principal

Mr. Joseph Mason – Asst. Principal

Mrs. Heather Martin, Principal

Mrs. Heather Martin – Principal

Ms. Settles - Assistant Principal

Ms. Karen Settles – Asst. Principal

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Special 2020 – 2021 Recognitions
Kristin Anthony
Reading Teacher of the Year
Mrs. Kristin Anthony - GFE Reading Teacher of the Year

Shaina Darby
Teacher of the Year
Miss Shana Darby - GFE Teacher of the Year 

 Jennifer Koontz
Support Person of the YearMrs. Koontz, GFE's Support Person of the Year