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Lunch Money. You can make electronic deposits in your child's lunch account with mySchoolBucks.

Parent Portal. You have access to your child's grades online via Parent Portal. Click <here> for information on how to create a login. Email for assistance.


Dr. Amy Robinson, Principal                                                

Mechanicsville Elementary

Welcome to MES. Go Cardinals!


2/8 PTA spirit Night: Stevi B's
2/9 Report Cards sent home: This is a change due to snow
2/15 No School, holiday
2/23 Talent Show, 6:30pm
2/25 Full day of School: Parent Teacher Conferences
3/1 Student holiday: Change due to Primary Elections
3-28-4/1 Spring break
4/8 Full day of school: end of 3rd Nine Weeks


Changes in schedule. To accommodate the upcoming presidential primary elections, March 1st will be a student holiday and teacher workday. To offset this lost time, Thursday February 25th and Friday April 8th will now become full days of school instead of early releases.

Parent Teacher Conferences. Conferences will still be held on Thursday February 25th 3:00-6:00pm. These are by invitation only. If you do not hear from your child's teacher, he or she does not need to meet with you.

Yearbook. DEADLINE is FRIDAY, APRIL 8, 2016. Hardcover Yearbooks: $25, Softcover Yearbooks: $20, Optional: $5.00 for Student's Name and Picture on the Cover, Online Orders:, Select: YEARBOOKS Access Code: MECYBK16
Questions: Contact Candid Color Customer Service at 703-590-0187 M-F 9am-4pm or by email

Food and Celebrations. The School Board has updated Policy 6-3.19 concerning outside food brought into school. Parents may not bring food (cupcakes, brownies, cookies, etc.) to celebrate a student birthday due to food allergies and health concerns. This does not include food for school-sponsored activities or instructional process planned in advance.

WatchDogs. Please click <here> to sign up to be a WatchDog. Click  <here> for more information about the program. 


Welcome to Mechanicsville Elementary School, home of the Caring Cardinals. MES offers a preschool program and instruction for grades K-5.  Our outstanding faculty and staff are dedicated to providing a quality education for every child in a safe, respectful, and nurturing environment.  By meeting individual student needs, we offer opportunities for all students to achieve levels of excellence.  We value and encourage parent and community involvement and partnerships, which are vital to student learning and success.  Thank you for visiting our web site, and we invite you to visit us in person.

Enroll. To enroll a new student or an upcoming Kindergartener,
click here. You will need the official birth certificate, social security card, and 2 proofs of residence


      7425 Mechanicsville Elementary Dr.    Mechanicsville, VA 23111              Tel: 804-723-3640              Fax: 804-723-3643               Email: Webmaster