Merced Elementary is a highly recognized school in the State of California, having received commendations including National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, California Distinguished School, two Title One Achieving School Awards, California Academic Achievement Award, California Golden Bell Award, Bravo! School of Distinction Award for Visual and Performing Arts and the California EISS Award.

We attribute this success to our strong commitment to academic achievement through our guiding principle of continually “Building on Excellence.” At Merced, every student has access to a comprehensive, challenging and balanced core curriculum. Our goal is that all students have the opportunity to achieve their highest potential in all areas of life. It is our cumulative responsibility to provide a strong academic foundation and guidance in developing strong leadership and citizenship skills.