Meramec Elementary School

  • Student Entrepreneurs Support Service Learning at Meramec Market

    Student entrepreneurs sold their goods and services while supporting a good cause during Meramec Elementary’s fifth annual Meramec Market on Thursday, Oct. 9. From handmade jewelry and tie-dyed socks to origami and paper airplanes, students set up shop in the school’s gym to sell their creations to shoppers. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

    Comments (-1)
  • Annual Meramec Tradition Reinforces Character Education Lessons

    One beginning-of-the-school-year activity at Meramec Elementary is quickly becoming an annual school tradition for students and staff. For the second consecutive year, Meramec Counselor Anthony Henderson has visited every classroom in the building to read and discuss a book, Jon Muth's "Three Questions," with students. Click on the headline to read the article.

    Comments (-1)
  • Families Use a Pumpkin as their Canvas

    Meramec Elementary students and their parents got into the Halloween spirit during Kid Zone’s annual Pumpkin Painting Night on Friday, Oct. 24. Kid Zone families gathered at Meramec to spend the evening creating pumpkin masterpieces. Click on the headline to view photos.

    Comments (-1)
  • Students Gain Confidence, New Skills on Rock-Climbing Wall

    Fifth-graders at Meramec Elementary enjoyed a fun challenge in October when each class visited the rock-climbing wall at The Center of Clayton. In conjunction with the fifth-grade physical education curriculum, students spent their morning practicing their rock-climbing skills while building their confidence and having fun with their classmates. Click on the headline to view photos.

    Comments (-1)
  • Third-Grader’s Artwork Selected for Museum

    Third-grader Margot Epstein’s painting of a white tiger is now on display at the American Printing House for the Blind’s (APH) museum, among items such as Stevie Wonder’s piano and Helen Keller’s bible. Margot, who is visually impaired, earned an honorable mention in an art contest sponsored by the APH, and her work was purchased by the company for their museum. Click the headline to learn more.

    Comments (-1)

Headlines

  • Protect Your Family Against the Flu

    Cold and flu season is here. Please consult with your child’s physician to find out when flu shots will be available for your family. Students with chronic health conditions, including asthma, and those who are immunocompromised are highly encouraged to obtain a flu shot early. Click on the headline for more information about protecting your family this flu season.

    Comments (-1)
  • Two Clayton Orchestras Selected to Perform at MMEA Conference

    Two talented groups of Clayton musicians have been selected to perform at the Missouri Music Educators’ Association’s 77th annual In-Service and Conference in January 2015. The two groups include the Clayton Chamber Ensemble, featuring Clayton elementary and middle school students, and the Symphonic Orchestra, which is comprised of students from Clayton High School. Click on the headline to learn more.

    Comments (-1)
  • Field Day Creates Fun Team-Building Experiences

    Meramec Elementary students enjoyed their annual Field Day activities on Friday, May 23. Parent volunteers and staff were essential in making the end-of the-year celebrations memorable. Click the headline to view photos.

    Comments (-1)
  • Download Your Child's Summer Math Packet

    Summer math packets provide opportunities for continued practice and help maintain computational fluency and problem solving throughout the summer. Click the headline to download the summer math packets and answer keys for students entering first through sixth grade.

    Comments (-1)
  • Fifth-Graders’ Family Stories Published in Book

    Two Meramec Elementary fifth-graders have been honored by The Grannie Annie Family Story Celebration for their historical family stories. Belle Gage’s story, “Blizzard Blunder in Boston,” and Meredith Talbott’s story, “Tennis Switcheroo,” have been published in Grannie Annie, Vol. 9. Click on the headline to learn more.

    Comments (-1)
  • more

Welcome

Meramec Elementary School is nestled in a tree-lined neighborhood of suburban St. Louis, Missouri. The school has a rich history, and it is not unusual to find several generations of families represented among our current school population. Families have a strong desire to offer their children an education with high academic standards in a student-centered school. The rich diversity of our school population is valued. Our guiding principles state, "Diversity enriches our lives, mirrors our world, and reflects our future."

Meramec Elementary School is well known as a place where students, staff, administration, parents and community members work together in harmony. All learning activities are driven by a strong belief that it is essential "...to strive to develop in all the children the strength of character, the skills, the knowledge and the wisdom necessary to build creative, productive lives and contribute to a global society". The individuality of every learner is recognized and valued. Members of our Meramec community include outstanding teachers, excellent support staff, supportive parents and energetic volunteers, who work together to support each child's success.

Studies are enhanced by exciting and engaging activities, where daily decisions are based on the best interests of students, balancing individual and group needs. Character education is woven throughout daily experiences. The school culture nurtures both the joy of learning and the satisfaction of achievement. The Meramec 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.

Welcome to Meramec Elementary!

Upcoming Events

View Calendar