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A little about our school....

Mascot: Bulldogs
School Colors: Red, black and white
School Hours: 7:45 AM -2:45 PM
Enrollment: 546
Motto: If you can dream it, you can do it!

Mission Statement:

Our mission at Meadows Elementary is to provide students with a nurturing environment which promotes strong academic achievement and positive citizenship traits needed for present and future success.

The kids' version: Our Mission at Meadows is to help each other love to learn and learn to live.

History of Meadows Elementary

Algur Hurtle Meadows

MEADOWS ELEMENTARY opened in 1964 on land donated by Dallas oilman and philanthropist Algur Hurtle Meadows, founder of what eventually became General American Oil Company and donor of SMU’s Meadows Museum of Spanish Art. Constructed at a cost of $265,000, the school had additions in 1965 and 1973, and a thorough renovation with additions from 1990 to 1992. Meadows Elementary houses the Head Start program formerly at Douglass (1966), established a bilingual program in 1992, and has excelled in the Olympics of the Mind state competitions. It was named a National Blue Ribbon School in 1997.


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