The Mercury Mine Elementary School (MMES) school day is 8:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.

Our office hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday - Friday.

Attendance line is (602) 449-3701.

What If My Child Is Home Ill?

If your child is ill, be sure to call our 24-hour attendance line at 602-449-3701 by 9:45 a.m. the morning of the absence. Any absence not called in will be considered a truancy. 

When calling in an absence, please state child's name, teacher, grade and reason for absence. At 9:45 a.m., the district's automated attendance system will begin calling and emailing to verify the absence.

Registration Information

View the PVSchools registration requirements and supporting documentation needed to register your child.

See the current immunization requirements.

Do I live in the Mercury Mine Attendance Area?

NOTE: Students on a transfer at a school are not eligible for district transportation. Students attending schools on a transfer may have their transfer revoked for violating Governing Board policies on rules of conduct or attendance violations. Revocation of the transfer is at the discretion of the principal.

Open Enrollment

If you live outside of our boundary, we invite you to apply for Open Enrollment if you would like to join the Mercury Mine Elementary family.

Open Enrollment can now be completed online: Start the Open Enrollment process.

You can also refer to our homepage for Open Enrollment capacity and closure information.

2021-2022 Lunch and Recess Times

All grades have lunch first, followed by recess.





1:00-1:20 p.m.

1:20-1:40 p.m.

1st Grade

11:40 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 

12:00-12:20 p.m.

2nd Grade

12:20-12:40 p.m.

12:40-1:00 p.m.

3rd Grade

12:40-1:00 p.m.

1:00-1:20 p.m.

4th Grade

11:00-11:20 a.m.

11:20-11:40 a.m.

5th Grade

12:00-12:20 p.m.

12:20-12:40 p.m.

6th Grade 

11:20-11:40 a.m.

11:40 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 


Early dismissal days:

  • A-K 12:23 p.m.
  • L-Z 12:30 p.m.
  • Pre-K 12:15 p.m.

Early dismissal days for 2021-2022:

  • August 31

  • October 5, 27, 28

  • December 7

  • January 11, 27, 28 

  • February 15

  • April 5

  • May 26