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Merrick-Moore Elementary

2325 Cheek Road
Durham, NC 27704
Hours: 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Kia Eason, Principal


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About Merrick-Moore





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Positive Behavior Intervention System (PBIS)

The students at Merrick Moore are roaring with terrific behavior. Check out some of the fun had by the students at their most recent celebration.  Students are given healthy snacks in a bag, a small prize such as a Merrick Moore water bottle, and can dance, hang out with their friends, and play basketball. Keep up the terrific work tigers!



State ABC Rating :

  • 2010-11: Growth Met, Priority School (51.8%)
  • 2009-10: Growth Met, Priority School (55.9%)
  • 2008-09: Growth Not Met. Low Performing (44.9%)

End-of-Grade Test Scores

School Scorecard

NC School Report Card

Family Resource Room

Our goal at Merrick-Moore is to make families feel welcome.  To help reach this goal, teachers (with the help of families) have created a room dedicated just to families.  The room includes free grade level resources, clothes, coupons, and books, as well board games and books available for check-out.  Please stop by to browse and connect with other families.
Hours- Open on weekdays from 8:30-10:30, 3:30-4:30, event nights, and by special appointment if needed.
Location- Simply stop by the office, sign in, and the school secretary will gladly lead you the Family Room.


Directions to our school from I-40, 85 North and South

From I-40

Take 40 from the Miami Boulevard exit.  At the top of the ramp make a right and stay onTake I- Miami Blvd, until you pass the Bojangles on the left.  At the stoplight make a left onto Hwy 70.  Stay on Hwy 70 for two lights, after the sign for  to Greensboro take the second exit.  The first exit will be (Wake Forest and Durham) and the second exit will be for Cheek Road.  At the top of the ramp make a right.  Keep straight on Cheek through one light and the school will be on the left.

From I-85 South

Take Glenn School Street exit.  At the top of the ramp make a left.  At the stop sign keep straight across  Geer St.  You will then be on Junction Rd.  At the stop sign make a right onto Cheek Rd.  School will be on the right.

From I-85 North

(There is lots of construction going on at this point)  Take I-85 North to Hwy. 70 East.  Exit at Hwy. 70 East.  Take the Cheek Road exit.  At the top of the ramp make a right.  Keep straight on Cheek through two lights and the school will be on your left.


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