Melba Elementary

Located in the Snake River Valley of Southwest Idaho.

Melba has a population of 527 and is located about 30 miles from the capital city of Boise. This small rural farming community is known as The Seed Heart of America. Our student enrollment is currently 810 with the instructional support of 49 teachers and 45 classified staff.

Mission Statement:

Learn with Purpose: Students will be College and Career Ready.

Vision Statement:

The Melba School District prepares students with the knowledge, skills, and character necessary to achieve career, educational, civic, and personal goals, which will enrich our society.

Melba Elementary School 2019-2020 Student Handbook



2019-2020 School Supply Lists

Be sure to have school supplies ready for the new year!


August 2019 Newsletter


Boletín de Agosto 2019


Change of Clothes
2 container of disinfecting wipes
Pair of Headphones (no earbuds, no
“L”shaped jacks)
1 package of glue sticks
1 package of yellow #2 pencils
2 small to med. box of crayons
1 pair of scissors (please do not write child’s
Name on them)
1 pencil box (to hold crayons, glue, & pencils)
1 med to large bottle of hand sanitizer
4 packages of snacks-Non-perishable/nut
Free-enough for 30 students
*You are welcome to bring 2 packages now
And 2 packages again at the semester if
You would rather
Last Name begins with A-M:
1 package of peel and stick name tags
1 bag of M&M’s
1 box of small paper cups
Last Name begins with N-Z:
1 pkg. eraser caps
1 bag of Skittles
1 or more boxes of Kleenex tissue

Second Grade

24 #2 pencils
4 Glue Sticks
School Box
1 pair of scissors
1 pack of erasers for pencils (plain, generic brand)
2 pkg 12 count markers, crayons, or colored pencils
1 – 1 inch three ring binder
Headphones for Computer Lab (no earbuds)
2 pocket folder (plastic cover)
1 washcloth or sock (white board erasers)
1 pack of three ring dividers
1 wide ruled composition notebook
1 wide ruled regular spiral notebook
One plain white t-shirt
disinfecting wipes
Last name begins with A-M:
1 box of facial tissue
Last name begins with N-Z:
Hand sanitizer

Fourth Grade

1 box facial tissue
2 Glue Sticks
1 large bottle white liquid glue
1 pair pointed scissors
1 pack colored pencils
1 pack colored pens
1 pkg. of #2 pencils
1 pkg. water based fine tipped markers
2 Highlighters
2 Composition notebooks
1 Three-ring binder 1”
1 Pack of Dividers
1 pkg. Wide ruled paper
2 pocket folders
1 Ruler (Inches and Centimeters)
Headphones for Computer Lab (no earbuds)

Sixth Grade

1 set of ear buds or headphones
1 pair of scissors (large)
1 large boxes of facial tissue
1 container of disinfecting wipes
2 large erasers
1 Highlighter
2 glue sticks NO liquid glue
24 #2 pencils
Set of colored pencils (at least 12 colors)
1 clear ruler (inches & cm)
1 ½-inch binder with clear cover
1 pencil pouch that snaps in binder
1 package 8 subject dividers for binder
2 packages of college-ruled lined paper

First Grade

2 boxes of 24 count crayons
Plastic school box
1 package of eraser caps
2 pocket folders
1 package of highlighters
2 Spiral ring notebook
Headphones for Computer Lab (no earbuds)
2 boxes of facial tissue
2 packages of 3×5 cards
Snacks – Nut Free
1 box of gallon size bags
1 disinfecting wipes

Third Grade

Headphones for Computer Lab (no earbuds)
School box
1 box of colored pencils, crayons, or markers (at least one of the above)
2 large pencil erasers
1 pair of scissors
24 #2 pencils
2 pocket folders
2 highlighters
1 box facial tissue
2 Glue Sticks (no Elmer’s Glue)
1 package of wide rule paper
1 Spiral Notebook

Fifth Grade

Back packs
Headphones for Computer Lab (no earbuds)
1 pkgs. college ruled paper
1 pair of scissors
1 set of colored pencils
24 #2 pencils
1 box of facial tissue
1 Nice Report Cover
4 3-pronged folders (blue, red, purple, and green)
1 package of glue sticks
1 package of 5 dividers
1 – 1 inch binder (plain with front slipcover)
1 100% cotton t-shirt 1 SIZE LARGER to be tie-dyed in class

Wish Lists

If you would like to purchase items for donation, here are some recommended items.  These items are not required.If you would like to purchase items for donation, here are some recommended items.  These items are not required.

*Bag of Skittles or M&M’s

First Grade:
*Bag of Skittles or M&M’s
* Ziplock baggies-quart or gallon
* Clorox cleaning wipes

Second Grade:
*Sandwich and Gallon size Ziploc bags

Third Grade:
*Small Ziploc baggies
*Computer paper
*Elmer’s glue
*Bagged Candy
*Extra class supplies (markers, crayons, colored pencils, scissors)
*Class snacks
*Hand sanitizer

Fourth Grade:
*1 package of #2 pencils
*Lysol Wipes
* Ziploc Baggies sandwich or gallon size
*Class Snacks

Fifth Grade:
*Sandwich and Gallon Zip-lock bags
*Bag of wrapped candy
*Extra box of Kleenex
*Sheet Protectors

Sixth Grade:
*Graph paper
*White Computer paper
*Bag of individually wrapped candy

Lunch Menu/Almuerzo