This is Mr. Anthony Virdure's second year as principal of Paul Laurence Dunbar Elementary School with the Saint Louis Public Schools District. Mr. Virdure has been an employee of the district for more than 20 years in various rolls. He holds a bachelor's degree from Harris-Stowe State College. Also, he earned his Master's and Specialist Degree from Lindenwood University.
Mr. Virdure's goals include continuing the tradition of academic excellence at Dunbar Elementary and a culture that will lead to student success in the community. Creating a life long love for knowledge, that the students can use in future endeavors is Mr. Virdure's biggest goal. He works daily to have positive relationships with students, parents and the community.
Our Mission: Our mission at Dunbar Elementary School of Excellence is to educate and support students through meaningful relationships and rigorous instruction. We will equip our students with academic and social skills to ensure a lifetime spent learning and growing with the tools to navigate adversity and elevate their communities.
Our Vision: Students will be prepared to enter the middle school of their choice without remediation.