Merrill Elementary (PK-3)

merrill-building1333 Copeland Avenue
Beloit, WI 53511

Building Highlights

Grades PK-3
Capacity: 324 Students
4 Track School


  • Each grade to have 2 single classrooms and
  • 1 Double (team-taught) classroom
  • New off-street drop-off area and expanded parking
  • Expanded kitchen and added serving area
  • Attached bathrooms to new kindergarten classrooms
  • Large multi-purpose room
  • Separate spaces for art and music
  • Intervention rooms
  • New Front Office
  • New Entrance off Nelson Avenue
  • Secure Entrance Vestibule
  • Air conditioning in new areas
  • Maintenance Repairs to increase efficiency and safety

Academic Advantages

  • 4K program added to Primary schools eliminates a student transition
  • Primary schools focus is on reading and foundational learning
  • More efficient use of district resources such as specialists
  • Larger classroom space for team-taught classrooms
  • Additional grade sections allows for greater collaboration between teachers