Meriwether Lewis Elementary School
Meriwether Lewis Elementary School is an Albemarle County public elementary school providing pre-K through 5th grade. The school is part of the western feeder pattern. Students from Meriwether Lewis will move on to Henley Middle School and graduate from Western Albemarle High School. As of 2012, Meriwether Lewis enrolled 447 students and maintained 63 staff and faculty members.
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Meriwether Lewis Elementary opened in 1922 and moved to its current location near Ivy in 1988. The school was named for Albemarle-born pioneer, Meriwether Lewis. Lewis is perhaps best known for his exploration of the Louisiana Territory with William Clark and Sacajawea in 1803.
The current principal of Meriwether Lewis is Kim Cousins.
The following is a list of people who have served as principal.
|2008 - present||Kim Cousins|
|2003 - 2008||Sylvia Henderson|
|1998 - 2003||Jo Vining|
|1987 - 1998||Elizabeth Bailey|
|1983 - 1987||Sylvia Henderson|
|1968 - 1983||William Steigman|
|1966 - 1968||Juanita Chafin|
|1956 - 1966||Charles Simmons|
|1955 - 1956||William Bullock|
|1946 - 1955||John Breeden|
|1944 - 1946||Mortimer Sutherland|
|1941 - 1944||Robert Allen|
|1932 - 1941||Guy Morris|
|1931 - 1932||E. Broadwater|
|1927 - 1929||W. Barrett|
|1924 - 1925||George Eutsler|
|1922 - 1924||Frank Taylor|
Meriwether Lewis Elementary is located at 1610 Owensville Road.
- Web. About MLS, Albemarle County Public Schools, retrieved May 31, 2012.
- Web. Governor McDonnell & Board of Education Honor High-Performing Virginia Schools & School Divisions, Virginia Department of Education, January 5, 2012, retrieved May 31, 2012.