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Maercker District 60 PTA

Our PTA supports students and teachers from PreK through 8th grade across all 3 District 60 schools. We fund and run student enrichment programs like the national arts competition Reflections, Cultural Festival, and Science Fair (on top of some fun events.) We also fund school initiatives like One Book, One School, curriculum support materials, equipment, field trips, and more!

Named a 2020-22 National PTA School of Excellence for our commitment to building Family Connections, we strive to support every child, teacher, and family in our rich and diverse community.  Browse our site and discover what we do for our community.

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Our Mission

The PTA's mission is to make every child's potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children.

Our Values


We will work in partnership with a wide array of individuals and organizations to broaden and enhance our ability to serve and advocate for all children and families.


We are dedicated to children’s educational success, health, and well-being through strong family and community engagement, while remaining accountable to the principles upon which our association was founded.


We acknowledge the potential of everyone without regard, including but not limited to: age, culture, economic status, educational background, ethnicity, gender, geographic location, legal status, marital status, mental ability, national origin, organizational position, parental status, physical ability, political philosophy, race, religion, sexual orientation, and work experience.


We value the individual contributions of members, employees, volunteers, and partners as we work collaboratively to achieve our association’s goals.


All members, employees, volunteers, and partners have a shared responsibility to align their efforts toward the achievement of our association’s strategic initiatives.

What Does the PTA Do?

PTA is a verb, not a noun. So, how will YOU PTA this year?

Be There

Fun for Everyone

Our PTA goes the extra mile to make sure our students and the Maercker community have access to the best fun and educational opportunities throughout each school year.

Lend a Hand

Socialize with a Purpose

From a large selection of enrichment and support programs to the newly added Wildcat Crew Room Parents program, our PTA is always finding new and unique initiatives to support our students, parents, and teachers.


Funds for Good

Maercker PTA can provide all programs to our schools thanks to the support of our community. Whether it's a direct donation, or a portion of the proceeds from shopping or dining you do already, we appreciate every penny we recieve.

Engage & Connect

Join the PTA

Your family membership supports our programming and our mission of making every child's potential a reality.

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