Our Philosophy is based on meeting 
the needs of the total child. We are 
concerned with all areas of development: academic, social, physical and emotional. While our focus is on increasing student achievement, this is not at the exclusion of children's social, physical or emotional well-being. 

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  • Superintendent recognizes Brenda Sartain and Melcher Elementary website!

    Website Editors are the driving force behind every KCPS school website. These are our writers and photographers on the front lines, responsible for receiving building news and communicating it to the public via website.

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  • LINC Provides a Fabulous FUN DAY for Melcher Students.

    The gigantic slide is just one of the fun activities that students enjoyed on their last day of school.

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  • D.A.R.E. Graduation

    At the 5th grade D.A.R.E. graduation students present a skit about what they learned throughout the six week program.

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  • Martha Speaks

    Melcher's 4th grade and 2nd grade students team up to do reading and vocabulary activities together. Martha is a talking dog. She eats alphabet soup and the letters go to her brain then she begins speaking. See inside story for more information on the Martha Speaks program.

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  • PBIS Positive Behavior Intervention and Support

    This month students were awarded a field trip to Old Country Buffett in Independence, where they especially enjoyed the ice cream. Pictured are students and volunteers at the ice cream machine.

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  • Students visit the Nelson Atkins Art Museum

    Mr. Hannel's and Ms. Burton's 6th Grade classes studied the art of the Ancient Egypt. As their culminating activity they took a vist to the Nelson Atkins Art Museum to see first hand some of the ancient artificats and mummies.

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  • Counselor's Corner

    These 6th grade students take a moment to have some fun in the counseling room together. They were part of Ms. Kat's anti-bullying lunch group. Click here to learn more.

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3958 Chelsea
Kansas City, Missouri 64130
Phone: 816-418-6725
Bell Times: 
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.