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Principal's Message

From the Desk of Principal Nekita Johnson...

Welcome to our MCES. It is a pleasure to serve as principal. At Mercer County Elementary, we will
  1. Provide high-quality curriculum and instruction in an effective, supportive, and safe learning environment that enables the students to meet Kentucky’s academic standards.

  2. Make available on a regular basis information on our programs and the content students will learn each year.

  3. Send home information on student progress on a regular basis.  Specifically, we will provide formal reports at midterms and at the end of every 9  weeks. 

  4. Hold conferences will all families

The following characteristics will also be evident at MCES:

Positive Learning Culture:

  • an environment of respect and rapport — teacher-student and student-student

  • belief in the ability of every student to learn and achieve

  • dedication to the learning opportunities and support needed for each student to learn 

Understanding of the Science of Learning: 

  • recognition and response to individual student needs and interests

  • activities, lessons, and assessments are congruent with the Kentucky Academic Standards 

  • students the expectations for learning

  • students are actively engaged in learning

  • teachers and students use effective questioning and discussion techniques that are grade level appropriate

  • monitoring of student learning with formative and summative assessments

  • timely feedback provided to students along with multiple opportunities to learn 

  • access to grade level curriculum is provided for all students

Communication with Families: 

  • information about grade level instruction and ways to be engaged

  • information about the child’s strengths and areas for growth

  • information about child’s progress

Please contact the school if you have any questions.

Thank you,

Nekita Johnson