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  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

843-774-1222   843-841-3881(fax)

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

  Information

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.

 

  Awards

 

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.