About Meadows

Meadows Elementary School

Meadows History

Meadows Elementary opened it's door in the fall of the 1972-73 school year. Mr. Donald Tuch was the building's first principal and the schools enrollment was 300 students. Meadows was the last and seventh elementary built in Ralston. In 1984, Maywood School closed in downtown Ralston leaving six elementary schools in Ralston. In 1972, a daily lunch cost $ .35 or $3.00 for a 10-day meal ticket.


Meadows Parent Teacher Organization was formed in 1972 and to this day remains a strong link between home and school. The organization does fund raising to help provide equipment, supplies and programs for the children, staff and parents of Meadows Elementary.

Meadows Today

In 2010-11, Meadows Elementary enrollment is 275, with students Preschool through Sixth Grade. There are two sections of each grade level, with an average of twenty students per classroom. We are proud of our strong, dedicated staff, who strive for the best for each child, each and every day. Meadows is a warm, caring place for children and we encourage our parents to take an active role in their child's education.

Meadows Elementary School Community
Our Educational Mission

Together We Work, Together We Learn, Together We Grow

We believe that:

* All students can and have the right to learn.
* The dignity and uniqueness of each individual are to be respected.
* Diverse learning opportunities will be provided for each individual.
* Quality curriculum will meet each child’s needs.
* A safe, healthy, and nurturing environment is essential.
* Respectful and responsible attitudes and behaviors will be practiced towards all.
* Education should foster independent thinkers and learners.
* Collaboration, cohesiveness, and consistency enhance the learning environment.
* Children will be provided opportunities to succeed in global society.
* Education is the responsibility of the students, parents, staff, community.

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