About Us

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Mildred Merkley Elementary School


All Merkley Elementary students will have the academic, social, and emotional skills to be successful members of a global society.

Mission Statement

The mission of the stakeholders at Merkley Elementary School is to provide a caring and positive learning environment in which students acquire the skills necessary to meet state standards and develop critical thinking and problem solving skills.  Our mission is also to offer all students curricular and extra-curricular programs that will help them build a life-long love of learning.

Belief Statements

We believe that:

  • Students are our number one priority.
  • We must continually improve and strive for excellence.
  • Education is the responsibility of all stakeholders in the school community.
  • A positive school environment is essential for the learning process.
  • Students learn best when actively engaged in the learning process.


            Technology is a large part of the daily life of students and staff at Merkley.  Students are exposed to a variety of instructional approaches that focus on technology as a tool for learning.  Teachers and students utilize technology in all academic areas.  The building houses a 32 workstation computer lab, a 36 workstation mobile computer lab, a digital whiteboard, digital video and still cameras, and an Apple workstation on each teacher desk.  Teachers have been trained to use these technologies to support daily instruction