About Us


We educate and empower all scholars to grow in a safe, supportive, and positive learning environment.


Where dreams are cultivated and excellence is the standard.


Writing success stories, one student at a time.


  • Professionalism
  • Accountability and excellence
  • Nurturing, safe environments
  • Transparent communication
  • Honesty, integrity, and ethics
  • Everyone contributing to student success
  • Relationships, equity, and inclusion
  • Students as our top priority

Merrifield Elementary School PBIS Values

P - Positivity
R - Respect
I - Integrity
D - Determination
E - Excellence

Counseling Department

Mission Statement

The mission of the Duncanville ISD Counseling Department is to reach the hearts of students every day so that they can be their best selves.

Vision Statement

The vision of the Duncanville ISD Counseling Department is to graduate all students with a clear post-secondary plan and the social-emotional skills to succeed in a competitive environment.