Return to Headlines

Info at a Glance with GCE Quick Facts


Glen Cove Elementary Quick Facts 2023-2024

Glen Cove Cougar logo


Address: 5901 Cove Road, Roanoke VA 24019

Phone Number:  561-8135

Fax Number: 561-8164

School Office Hours:  7:10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

School Webpage:

School Facebook Page: The Glen Cove Elementary School

PTA Facebook Page: Glen Cove Elementary School PTA


Principal: April Brubaker

Assistant Principal: Matthew Gouker

Administrative Assistants: Gwynn Weaver 

Nurse:  Brittany Welliver 

Counselor: Theresa Richardson

Special Educ. Coordinator: Gabby Strader


School Hours: 7:45 a.m. to 2:25 p.m. (the doors will open at 7:20* for car riders)  *Subject to change

Office Hours: 7:10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.



  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 GCE 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.

 Afternoon Car Rider Procedures:

  1. Car riders will begin dismissal at 2:20 p.m.
  2. Cars should have the student’s name displayed in the front windshield on the passenger side.
  3. Cars should pull up to the curb closest to the building.
  4. Student will be brought out in the car line order based on school specific dismissal procedures. *Please be patient with us for the first few days/weeks as we get this new procedure worked out.