McKinley Avenue Elementary School

Building a Better World, One Student at a Time

  • Snow Day - Make-Up Days

    Due to the three recent snow days, we will be making up these days as follows:

    Monday, January 17, 2022 – Full Day

    Friday, February 18, 2022 – Half Day AM for Students, Full Day for Staff

    Monday, February 21, 2022 – Full Day

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  • Home of the McKinley Mustangs

    Grades 3-4
    Believe and Succeed!
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    It’s hard to believe that the winter holiday season is already here!  The entire McKinley Avenue Elementary School staff is so thankful for everyone’s help and support from the very start of this school year.  We hope that all of our Mustang families enjoy the holidays ahead and have gatherings that are filled with laughter and joy!

    Mrs. Hoffman


    School Hours

    7:52 am - 2:35 pm

    Early Dismissal

    7:52 am - 11:52 am

    Delayed Opening

    9:52 am - 2:35 pm


     Upcoming Events (2021-2022 School Year)

    • January 14- Early Dismissal for Students (11:52 am)
    • January 17- Full Day of School (Makeup Snow Day)
    • February 18- Early Dismissal for Students (11:52 am)
    • February 21- Full Day of School (Makeup Snow Day)
    • March 11- Early Dismissal for Students (11:52 am)
    • April 15, 18-22- School Closed (Spring Recess)
    • May 27- Early Dismissal for Students (11:52 am)
    • May 30- School Closed (Memorial Day)
    • June 23- (Tentative) Last Day of School- Early Dismissal for Students and Instructional Staff (11:52 am)







    School Supplies Information


    Please know that the district will provide the essential supplies that your child will need during the school year.  The items listed below are additional supplies that are commonly used by our teachers.  When you are notified of your child’s homeroom assignment, please refer to that teacher’s webpage for his/her suggested supply list.   Please note that supplies provided by parents/guardians are appreciated, but not required.


    Spiral Notebooks

    Composition Books





    Colored Pencils

    Pencil Pouch/Box

    Dry Erase Markers



    Post-it Notes

    Glue Sticks


    Earbuds in a Baggie




    As a reminder, students who qualify for free or reduced lunch are also eligible to receive free or reduced breakfast, which is available at all Stafford Schools. Please see the Stafford School’s web page to find additional information in the Food Service link.  

    Also, if your family’s financial circumstances have changed since the start of the school year, you may now qualify for the free and reduced program.  If that is the case, see our web site for how to submit an application.




    Please help to ensure your child’s success by providing a nutritious breakfast and establishing a consistent bedtime routine.  Ask your child to share what he/she is learning in school each day and be sure to read to and with your child each day.  Thank you for assisting us as we all work together to help your child to reach his/her true potential!





School Announcements


    Congratulations to two of our faculty members....


    Mrs. Cheryl Nicoletti is this year’s McKinley Avenue School’s Teacher of the Year!  We are so fortunate to have Mrs. Nicoletti as one of our third grade teachers whose teaching expertise and kindness enables her students to become the best they can be while having fun! 


    Mrs. Linda Mahoney is this year's Support Staff Member of the Year!  Mrs. Mahoney is a teacher assistant who has worked with our students in both the classroom and resource room settings.  Her students always appreciate her help and support!  


    Their continuous dedication to our students and their families is truly appreciated by all!

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  • A tasty and nutritious selection of breakfast and lunch items is available on a daily basis!  Applications for free or reduced lunch for your child are available on our website and in the main office for families who have recently experienced a change in financial status. If your family qualifies for the free and reduced lunch program, please remember that breakfast is also included in the program! 

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