• Empowering ALL to Embrace Success

    Empowering ALL to Embrace Success

  • Preparing Students to be Successful for Life

    Preparing Students to be Successful for Life

  • We Are Merrill School

    We Are Merrill School

  • Discovering their Potential

    Discovering their Potential

Principal's Message

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Brody Rude, Principal

Merrill Staff Search

Merrill Hours

Full School Days:
8:30 AM - 3:20 PM

Half School Days:
8:30 AM - 11:50 AM

Merrill Announcements

  • Substitutes Needed!

    Are you interested in working as a Substitute Teacher or Aide? Substitute Teachers need a Bachelor's Degree and the Substitute Aides need 60 hours of College Credit or pass the ETS ParaPro test.

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  • Summer Meals

    Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) is a federally funded program that reimburses approved sponsors for nutritious meals.

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  • Employment Opportunities

    In order to be considered for employment with the Rock Falls School District #13, all candidates must complete an online application.  For more information and job openings please click on the link below.  Thank you.

    Apply for Job Openings

Merrill Upcoming Events

Merrill Expectations


1. We are RESPECTFUL.

2. We are RESPONSIBLE.

3. We are SAFE.

What's Happening at Merrill

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Our Vision

Empowering ALL to Embrace Success

Our Mission
Rock Falls Elementary District #13 staff, students, families, and community members, utilizing mutual respect, will partner to attain a safe environment while empowering all to pursue success as lifelong learners.  Through diversified experiences, our students will discover their potential, and achieve readiness for their future, while succeeding emotionally, physically, intellectually, and socially in an evolving world.

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"Exceeding Expectations!"


600 Fourth Avenue,
Rock Falls, IL 61071
 phone icon815-625-4634
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Office Hours

School Year: 7:45AM - 4:15PM

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