Meridith-Dunbar Early Childhood Academy Home

Our Story

Meridith-Dunbar Elementary was named for G. C. Meridith, former principal of Dunbar High School and poet Paul Dunbar.  It was established in 1896 as a two room school between 10th and 12 Street.  The first graduating class of three students received their diplomas in 1903.  The school was named Dunbar High School in the early 1900’s.  It was renamed Meridith Junior High School in 1968.  Meridith-Dunbar became an elementary school in 1970.  Meridith-Dunbar opened its doors as Meridith-Dunbar Early Childhood Academy in the 2013-2014 school year.

News & Announcements

Veterans Day Performance Featured Photo

Veterans Day Performance

A short performance will be held in the MDECA Auditorium on Thursday, November 10th at 8:30am. This performance is open to all who wish to attend. We look forward to seeing you there!

Parent Needs Assessment

We are conducting a survey to parents to assess what needs you may have for the current school year.

Upcoming Events