Principal's Message

Paul Laurence Dunbar Middle School holds to a “Tradition of Excellence”. Expectations are high for me, the staff and ALL students. As the stakes get higher and accountability increases, it is our desire to prepare our students for success!!!


Mission To help each student be his/her best
Vision To be a “World Class” school
We will always strive to succeed
We will be the master of our own future
Our students SOAR
  • Spirit - have pride in our school and enthusiasm for learning
  • Optimism - seek positive solutions and expect the best
  • Achievement - work hard to accomplish our goals as we increase academic rigor
  • Respect - show kindness toward others
  • Ensure the safety and well-being of all students
  • Ensure academic achievement of all students
  • Ensure all children are well-prepared to meet the challenges of the 21st century and are prepared to be successful in high school
  • Provide students with a well-balanced education centered on academic achievement, and personal growth in all areas, social, physical and academic.


Name Title Email
Trent Eckhardt Principal Email
Winston Woods Assistant Principal  Email
Heidi Helper Assistant Principal  Email
Montana Howarth Restorative Justice Coordinator Email
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