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Attendance

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.

Mascot Club before-school care is offered from 6:30 to 8:25 a.m. and after-school care is offered from 3:15 to 6:00 p.m.

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 9:30 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.

2022-2023 Lunch and Recess Times

All grades have lunch first, followed by recess.

GRADE

RECESS

LUNCH

Kindergarten 

11:30-11:45

11:45-12:10

1st Grade

12:05-12:20

12:20-12:45

2nd Grade

11:05-11:20

11:20-11:45

3rd Grade

11:45-12:05

12:05-12:25

4th Grade

10:50-11:10

11:10-11:30

5th Grade

12:10-12:30

12:30-12:50

6th Grade 

11:20-11:40

11:40-12:00

Early dismissal times:

  • A-L: 12:25 p.m.
  • M-Z: 12:30 p.m.
  • Pre-K: 12:15 p.m.

Early dismissal days for 2022-2023:

  • August 30

  • October 11, 26, 27

  • December 6

  • January 10, 26, 27

  • February 28

  • April 4

  • May 25