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5301 Grand Avenue | Des Moines, IA 50312
Phone: 515-242-8448 | Fax: 515-323-8656

Bulletin Board

To contact Merrill during the COVID-19 school closure, please email:

Principal Kathryn (Kate) Panek at:

Office Manager, Jane Schumann at:

We are working remotely from our homes Monday through Friday and will respond to your email within 24-48 hours between the hours of 8:00 AM & 4:00 PM. Thank you for your patience as we strive to best serve our Merrill Community during this difficult time.

Student Technology and/or Login Issues? Email:

Des Moines Public Schools will be closed during the Covid-19 pandemic. Please click HERE to be directed to the DMPS website for more information.

All Events
  • School Board Meeting

  • School Board Meeting

  • Fourth of July Holiday – Offices Closed

  • First Day of School

  • Labor Day – no school