Welcome to the
Home of the Wild Kittens!
Thank you for
stopping by East Elementary School's web site. At East Elementary we
foster a positive learning environment by encouraging our students to do well
academically and reach their highest potential. We are dedicated to
children and to their well-being.
The faculty and staff of East Elementary in
partnership with students, parents, businesses, and the community work together
to guarantee each student optimum achievement in all areas of learning.
901 East Harrison Street
Dillon, South Carolina 29536
We encourage your participation in our school by volunteering your time.
It is the best way to know what is really happening at East Elementary School.
With your support we will make this a wonderful and exciting year!
-Bobbie Walters, Principal
East Elementary serves a diverse
student population of approximately 600 students in grades
kindergarten through third grade. The main building was
constructed in 1926 with two additions built in 1986 and 1998.
Our school is located one block from Main Street. Each
classroom has three computers for students, one teacher
computer, and two printers which enhance our learning
environment. All 5K, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade classes have
Promethean boards and document cameras. All 4K have Promethean
boards and will soon have document cameras.
East Elementary School
has received the Twenty-Five Year Regional Accreditation from the Commission
on Elementary and Middle Schools of the Southern Association of Colleges and
Schools. The school also was a School Incentive Reward winner for
eleven out of twelve years that it was offered. The school is proud to
announce that all classroom teachers, our physical education teacher, and
art teacher have won 3 student computers, 1 teacher computer, and two
printers for their classrooms through a grant offered by our district.
|East Elementary is the
recipient of the Red Carpet Award for a family friendly school.
East Elementary was also
awarded the Palmetto Silver Award for the 2001-2002 school year and the Palmetto
Gold Award were awarded during the 2002-2003 and 2003-2004 school years.