Welcome to Mellette Elementary School
Mellette Elementary has a long and proud tradition of service to
the Watertown community. The staff is committed to
providing our students with the best education possible.
The educational process is a partnership between parents and the
school. Parental involvement influences the child's
academic success and develops positive attitudes towards school.
Please feel free to call or stop in the office if you have any
questions or concerns.
John Decker, Principal
Mellette School's Core Beliefs
At Mellette School we believe that all students:
Need Love, respect, guidance, and a second chance
Want to be successful and need to believe that they can
Are unique individuals who can be encouraged to work to
their full potential
Demonstrate kindness and respect
Have a natural curiosity to learn
Can learn and become lifelong learners
Deserve a well-rounded education, including academic,
social, physical and emotional development
Need to develop and maintain a positive self-image
At Mellette School we believe that all staff:
Care about, respect, and want the best for their students
Can make a positive difference in the lives of their
Create the learning environment and set the tone
Need to differentiate to meet students needs
Are dedicated and genuine
Are flexible and open-minded
Are excited about learning
Collaborate and work together for the good of students
Mellette School we believe that all parents:
Want what is best for their children
Will partner with the school to do what is best for
Are actively involved in their child's education
Are supportive of the school's beliefs
Are a resource for their child's education
Are their child's first teachers
Are models for lifelong learning and healthy living
/ Mellette School Song /
& Fit For Life
Mellette Elementary School is a
Title I Compliant School.
Click here to view our Title I Parent Policy Letter.
Click here to
see the District Policy for Federal Program Concerns.
Click here to see the District Non-discrimination information.
Click here to see the information on child find.