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MLES Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet - Meriwether Lewis Elementary

Home of the Bluebirds

General School Information

  • Grades Served: K-5
  • Address: 1610 Owensville Road, Charlottesville, VA 22901
  • Phone: 434-293-9304
  • Principal: Michael Irani

Explore. Play. Learn.

The mission of Meriwether Lewis Elementary School (MLES) is to inspire and develop a community of critical and creative thinkers, responsible global citizens, and lifelong learners.

School Quality Profile

For every school and school division in the Commonwealth, the Virginia Department of Education’s School Quality Profiles provide detailed information about accreditation, assessments, enrollment, college and career readiness, finance, learning climate, teacher quality, and other topics of interest to parents and the general public.

Facility Information

Meriwether Lewis Elementary School
  • Built in 1988
  • 56,450 square feet
  • 17.7 acre site

Feeder Pattern & Attendance Area

Public schools in Albemarle County are divided into three “feeder patterns” according to geographical area: Northern, Southern and Western. A feeder pattern consists of the elementary, middle and high schools through which students progress.

Meriwether Lewis Elementary School is part of the Western Feeder Pattern. Students continue to Henley Middle School and will graduate from Western Albemarle High School.

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Administration

Michael IraniMichael Irani
Principal
Leslie Wills-TaylorLeslie Wills-Taylor
Assistant Principal

Principal History

Michael Irani
2014-Present

Karen Marcus, Interim
2014

Kimberly Cousins
2008-2014

Sylvia Henderson
2003-2008

Jo Vining
1998-2003

Elizabeth Bailey
1987-1998

Sylvia Henderson
1983-1998

William Steigman
1968-1983

Juanita Chafin
1966-1968

Charles Simmons
1956-1966

William Bullock
1955-1956

John Breeden
1946-1955

Mortimer Sutherland
1944-1946

Robert Allen
1941-1944

Guy Morris
1932-1941

E. Broadwater
1931-1932

W. Barrett
1927-1929

George Eutsler
1924-1925

Frank Taylor
1922-1924

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