Meredith-Dunn School


Meredith-Dunn School is designed to offer specialized instruction to students with learning disabilities and/or learning differences in grades 1st through 8th.  We are recognized as an institution of educational excellence in the field of learning differences serving as a resource for students, families, and educators, and will partner collaboratively with other professionals for research and development.


The mission of Meredith-Dunn School is to provide prescriptive instruction in a nurturing environment designed to empower students who learn differently in becoming confident learners and resilient individuals.


The Meredith-Dunn School community embraces a child-centered philosophy that recognizes the learning potential of each of our students. We value each student as an individual with a unique pattern of strengths, weaknesses, and learning styles. Our educational program is prescriptive in both content and approach to support students’ growth in becoming confident learners and resilient individuals.  Meredith-Dunn School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We welcome opportunities to work collaboratively with families and other professionals in providing a vibrant educational community, rich in opportunity and respect. Our structure and nurturing environment is designed to promote academic integrity and personal confidence that will carry students through life as productive and successful citizens.


Meredith-Dunn School was founded in 1971, by Shirley Meredith and David Dunn, as a tutorial service for three part-time students. These much needed services were soon expanded to include evaluations, additional tutoring, Saturday classes, and a summer remedial program. By 1978, a full day private school was operational. In 1997, the school program was accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS). Today, Meredith-Dunn School enrollment equals up to 200 students, from 23 different zip codes in the metropolitan Louisville area and surrounding counties.

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