FAQ

How do I report my child's absence from school?

For any anticipated or unexpected absences, call Ms. Kolner in the Attendance Office at 206-252-8004 as soon as possible.

What opportunities are there to learn foreign languages at Mercer?

6th grade students may enroll in the language exploration courses offered in Spanish and Mandarin.

In 7th grade, students may enroll in a two-year world language program in Spanish or Mandarin.

For students from Beacon Hill International Elementary School who are continuing their language studies, we offer continuing immersion program in the target language.

What kinds of after-school opportunities are available at Mercer?

The Out of School Time (OST) program offers three sessions throughout the year. This program is free; snacks and transportation are provided. Activities are offered daily from 2:30-4:20.

Classes vary from session to session. Please click here to visit the Community Learning Center page for more information.

Mercer is home to a number of sports teams that practice after school. Please click here to visit the Athletics page for more information about sports offered this year.

What is the daily bell schedule for regular days? Two-hour early release? One-hour early release?

Regular 6th Grade Bell Schedule

1st: 8:45 - 9:32
2nd: 9:37 - 10:24
3rd: 10:29 - 11:16
4th: 11:21 - 12:18
Lunch: 12:18-12:38
5th: 12:43 - 1:30
6th: 1:35 - 2:22
7th: 2:27 - 3:15

Regular 7th Grade Bell Schedule

1st: 8:45 - 9:32
2nd: 9:37 - 10:24
3rd: 10:29 - 11:16
4th: 11:21 - 12:08
5th:
12:13 - 1:00
Lunch: 1:00 - 1:30
6th: 1:35 - 2:22
7th: 2:27 - 3:15

Regular 8th Grade Bell Schedule

1st: 8:45 - 9:32
2nd: 9:37 - 10:24
3rd: 10:29 - 11:16
Lunch: 11:16 - 11:46
4th: 11:51 - 12:38
5th: 12:43 - 1:30
6th: 1:35 - 2:22
7th:
2:27 - 3:15

2 Hour Early Dismissal: 9/28, 10/26, 11/16, 3/22, 5/10

1st: 8:45 - 9:10
2nd: 9:15 - 9:40
3rd: 9:45 - 10:10
4th: 10:15 - 10:40
5th: 10:45 - 11:10
6th: 11:15 - 12:40

  • 8th Grade Class: 11:45 - 12:40
    Lunch: 11:10 - 11:40
  • 6th Grade Class: 11:15 - 11:40 / 12:15 - 12:40
    Lunch: 11:40 - 12:10
  • 7th Grade Class: 11:15 - 12:10
    Lunch: 12:10 - 12:40
7th: 12:45 - 1:15

1 Hour Early Dismissal: 11/23, 12/16, 6/32

1st: 8:45-9:20
2nd: 9:25 - 10:00
3rd: 10:05 - 10:40
4th: 10:45 - 11:20
5th: 11:25 - 12:00
6th: 12:00 - 1:30

  • 8th grade Class: 12:35 - 1:30
    Lunch: 12:00 - 12:30
  • 6th Grade Class: 12:05 - 12:30 / 1:05 - 1:30
    Lunch: 12:30 - 1:00
  • 7th Grade Class: 12:05 - 1:00
    Lunch: 1:00 - 1:30

7th: 1:35 - 2:15

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