Illinois 5Essentials Survey

The Illinois 5Essentials Survey will be conducted through January 31, 2018 for all MES parents. 

To take the survey please visit  and select the appropriate survey to begin.  Your participation in the parent portion of the survey will help us understand the conditions at your child’s school and guide improvement. Your identity and survey responses will be kept completely confidential and will never be connected to you or your child.  


Below is a map of the sewer improvement project for the City of Metropolis.  Please take a look at the map to determine if you or your child's route to and from school will need to be altered during the project.  The first phase of the project will begin soon at the corner of Butler Street and 10th Street.  The second phase of the project will located at the corner of Butler and 12th Street.  The project will work west on 12th Street until completed at the corner of 12th Street and Johnson Street.

The Warrior Pride Banner hangs in the atrium of MES when we have had a peaceful school day.  A peaceful school day is defined as a day where there have been no acts of physical aggression with intent to harm.  Below you can monitor our progress throughout the school year towards our targets.  

Days in a Row:   8       Target Days in a Row:  45

Our Vision: To become an iconic elementary school.

Our Staff Mission:

 We will reach for the stars to ensure that every student will be successful. We will empower students by providing a nurturing environment, building genuine relationships, and 
continuously improving our academic program.  
Our Core Values: 

  Respect, Caring, Compassion, Commitment, Continuous Improvement,

  Achievement, Encouragement, Perseverance, Dedication, and Believing                     
Character Word of the Month:

Principal:  JR Conkle
1015 Filmore Street

Metropolis, IL 62960

Phone (618) 524-4821 ext. 206
Fax (618) 524-2352

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