About East Elementary

About East Elementary

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About Our School

  • East Elementary serves kindergarten to fifth-grade students. We are a small, urban school in the heart of Monroe. We focus on encouraging, engaging, and creating a passion for learning and collaboration. Our school has a unique partnership with Atrium Health, which allows us to offer a health science academy that introduces students to various healthcare careers.

    • Address: East Elementary School, 515 Elizabeth Avenue, Monroe, NC 28112
    • Phone: 704-296-3110
    • Fax: 704-296-3112
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    • Office Hours: 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday – Friday
    • Mission: Our purpose is to empower students to become productive, lifelong learners, and successful members of society.
    • Vision: We will prepare children to "SOAR" by identifying and meeting student's individual social and academic needs through a safe and productive school environment. All stakeholders will empower students to become successful, lifelong learners who are equipped for careers of the future.
    • Motto: One team on one mission.

Fast Facts

    • Traditional Calendar
    • Mascot: Eagles
    • Colors: Navy, red, white 
    • Student/Teacher Ratio: East is committed to keeping class sizes small, with no more than 24 students in a class.
    • Dress Code: School Colors
    • 7 a.m. – School opens for early arrivals and bus students
    • 7 a.m. – Breakfast begins
    • 7:30 a.m. – Breakfast ends
    • 7:30 a.m. – Tardy bell/instruction begins (Students who arrive after 7:30 a.m. will be coded as tardy and must report to the office, accompanied by the parent, to get a pass into class)
    • 2 p.m. – Dismissal begins

Meet Our School Leaders

  • Denny Ferguson (Principal)

  • Lizette D'Amico (Assistant Principal)

  • Jennifer Hoover (Assistant Principal)

  • Christine Miller (Assistant Principal)

  • School Performance Director

  • Professional Advisory Council Representatives