Working in tandem with the Principal, our mission is to strengthen the school community, to provide resources and services for all students at Melrose Elementary and to make a lasting impact on their future.

The Melrose Elementary PTO is an organization of the school’s ­parents and teachers that are ­committed to fostering an ­environment of community at ­Melrose, as well as ­raising funds for continued growth and ­success in all aspects of student life.


Melrose Family Pledge Drive

The Melrose Family Pledge Drive is the direct giving campaign that is held each fall to raise as much money as possible at the start of the school year. Your tax deductible donation goes directly to supporting all students. Read More


Our Annual Jog-A-Thon is a fun filled two days in which the entire school participates in raising awareness and money to support our amazing programs. read more

Annual Charity Buzz Online Auction

Each year we organize a Charity Buzz online auction. Last year we raised over $16,000 through this venue. Read More

Ongoing Fundraising

There are so many ways to support education at Melrose Elementary and you can do these simply by signing up for programs that donate money to the school when you do your normal errands. Learn More!

Recycling Drive

Bring your recyclables (clean plastic bottles & aluminim cans ONLY, NO GLASS), Formosa gate, 7:30-8:05 a.m. on Tuesdays. No need to find parking, just drop them off with the Recycling Drive Volunteer at the curb. read more

School Projects

The Harvest Festival was a great success!

Thank you to all of the families who helped to make it an annual fun event. The kids were all dressed up and having fun at the grade-level booths. We are all fortunate to be part of our wonderful Melrose community!

Morning Valet

Our Morning Valet Volunteers make drop off a breeze by helping students from the car to the playground and eliminating the need for you to find a parking space! Are you available from 7:30-8:06 a.m. Volunteering for morning valet a nice way to start your day greeting the students in grades 1-5 coming to school. If you can sign-up for one day a week, please contact Wendi Smith-Harris.

Yoga for Parents

Every Tuesday from 4-5pm and Friday from 3-4pm, parents are welcome to join the yoga class with the faculty/staff of Melrose. Taught by parent, Virgilia Barrera, this class is designed to “de-stress and decompress” you.  Cost is $15 per class, bring a mat and meet in Ms. Richard's room (bungalow 11 near the cafeteria). No children allowed, just for the adults. All levels welcome.