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  • Learn About the District's Three BOE Candidates

    Three candidates have filed for two seats on the School District of Clayton Board of Education. The terms of BOE Secretary Amy Rubin and Director Jenaro Centeno will expire in April 2018. Click the headline to view the PTO Council Voters' Guide and listen to the Candidate Forum.

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  • District Offers Speaker Series for Parents

    The School District of Clayton is working to support parent learning this school year through a speaker series on a variety of topics. Click on the headline to learn about the topics.

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  • Wednesday’s Tragedy in Florida

    Click on the headline to view a letter Superintendent Dr. Sean Doherty sent to District parents, staff and community members about the tragedy that occurred in Florida on Feb. 14.

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  • Help the District Improve Our Communications

    Because we value communication, we are conducting the SCoPE (School Communications Performance Evaluation) Surveys to evaluate the effectiveness of our communication with faculty and staff, parents and families and our community. Click the headline to take the survey.

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  • District Closes on Sale of Maryland School

    The School District of Clayton closed on the sale of the Maryland School (7501 Maryland Ave) to the Centene Corporation. Click the headline to learn more.

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  • DESE Releases 2017 APR Scores

    The School District of Clayton earned 138 out of a possible 140 points for a score of 98.6 percent on its 2017 APR. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Residential Tax Rate Decreases

    The School District of Clayton’s Board of Education approved the 2017 tax rate at its Sept. 27 meeting. The residential rate will decrease from $3.8423 to $3.6494, while the commercial rate will fall from $4.3583 to $4.1682. Click the headline to learn more.

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  • Clayton Schools Ranked Fourth in Nation

    The School District of Clayton has been ranked as the fourth best school district in the nation for the second consecutive year on Niche K-12's 2018 rankings, in addition to top state rankings for each of its schools. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Meramec Elementary School maximizes student academic achievement and character development by building a foundation for lifelong learning within a flexible, positive and caring learning community. The Meramec Elementary community includes outstanding teachers, excellent support staff, supportive parents and energetic volunteers who work together to support each student's success. Meramec’s culture nurtures both the joy of learning and the satisfaction of achievement. The school community fosters the development of students who accept responsibility for their learning and feel supported in their ability to create positive futures for themselves.

    Meramec Elementary is proud of its rich history; it is not unusual to find several generations of families represented among the school population. Since 1939, Meramec Elementary has offered children an education with high academic standards in a student-centered, diverse school environment. Meramec is a school where students are valued for their individuality. Every student is recognized for their unique strengths and talents and is encouraged to aspire to and achieve their goals.

    The Meramec community is well known as a place where students, staff, administration, parents and community members work together in harmony. Parent involvement is a hallmark of Meramec. The Meramec Parent - Teacher Organization (PTO) partners with the school in support of building a cohesive school community through a wide variety of enriched experiences over the course of each school year.  At Meramec, parents, teachers and students collectively embrace the "Meramec Five"- responsibility, respect, kindness, cooperation and safety - as core values that are modeled, taught and practiced throughout the school year.  Students know "The Golden Rule" and strive to ensure that every child has a strong sense of belonging within the learning community.  It is often said that "magical memories are made at Meramec."

    Welcome to Meramec Elementary!

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