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Perkins Elementary School, original name of Meridian, was founded by Betty Lea. Perkins Elementary operated for many years as the elementary school of Perkins School for Children in the Ravenna district.
Perkins Elementary moved to the Good Shepherd Center. Classes were located in the main building. The school shared the gymnasium with Pacific Northwest Ballet.
PNAIS (now NWAIS) evaluation and accreditation.
Changed name to the Meridian School.
Founding Director, Ellen Toole, retired after 25 years. She was succeeded by Ron Waldman (2004-2013), and then Jack Shea (2013-2017) as Head of School.
Meridian celebrated its 40th Anniversary. Meghan Kimpton was appointed as Meridian’s fourth Head of School, effective July 1, 2017.