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East Elementary

The East ECE PDS Partnership is one of our five Early Childhood Education partnerships. East is part of the Athens City School District.

What is unique about East Elementary?

  • East Elementary is a neighborhood school within walking distance from the University; close proximity to Ohio University has enabled the school and university to take part in various partnerships since 1975
  • A chance to interact with the community during extracurricular functions; volunteers from the community compile approximately 4500 volunteer hours per year
  • Inclusive classroom setting with multi-cultural experience
  • Fellowship position available for post graduate degree
  • East practices the philosophies of Integrated Thematic Instruction, Multiple Intelligences and Responsive Classroom
  • East is known as an international school offering English as a Second Language for students representing 31 countries and speaking 17 languages
  • East houses grades K-6, along with Hearing Impaired, Multi-Handicapped, H.O.T.S. (higher order thinking skills), and Learning Disability classrooms
  • East has ongoing enrichment programs such as, Helping Hands, Foreign Language classes, Lego Logos, school magazine, an active P.T.O., and a yearly dinner theatre with entertainment provided by our student body

For questions about the partnership, please contact:

Jen Armstrong, East Elementary Liason
East Elementary School

For questions about East Elementary School, please contact:

Denny Boger, Principal
Linda Pierce, Secretary

East Elementary School
3 Wallace Drive
Athens, Ohio 4