Our Principal

Carol Prater, Ed. D.

  • 18 years with Warren County Schools
  • 2011 to present Eastside Elementary School Principal 

A Welcome Message from Principal Carol Prater

Welcome to Eastside Elementary School

Eastside Elementary School is a rural school located in the Campaign-Rock Island area of Warren County.  Eastside was originally built as a first through sixth grade facility in 1967 as a replacement for two other schools in the community.  Several changes have been made in the school’s population and structure since its beginning.  The first change was the addition of Kindergarten to the curriculum in 1969.  In 1996, seventh grade was included in the school’s population, and the eighth grade was added in 1997.  This meant portable classrooms had to be constructed and moved to the school campus to house the newly added grades.  

In 2002, an improvement to the school’s structure was made, which was the conversion of the old gymnasium into thirteen ground level and second story classrooms as well as the construction of a new gym/physical education facility.  Eastside’s most recent addition to its curriculum was the Pre-Kindergarten class which began in the fall of 2005.  At the present time the main building houses all curricular and non-curricular facilities with the exception of Pre-K.  In 2016, the cafeteria was remodeled to provide a very modern look.

Various Principals and teachers have served the school throughout its time in existence.  In 2012, a Hall of Fame was established to honor educators and alumni who have contributed greatly to our school.  Many students have come through the school and gone on to do great things.  At Eastside School, students have the opportunity to receive a quality education from the earliest grades on through the eighth grade, preparing them for success in high school, college, and career.  Eastside School operates with our school system's motto in mind, "One Team, One Goal, High Levels of Learning for All!" 


Tip Line - Warren County Schools, TN

In an effort to increase safety, the Warren County School District in conjunction with Warren County Sherriff’s Department has developed an anonymous TEXT-A-TIP line: 931-952-6770. We want to encourage anyone who has information regarding someone selling drugs, threatening to hurt others, having or planning to bring weapons on campus, as well as any illegal activity or public safety concerns in the schools, to text that information to the TEXT-A-TIP line. Any information regarding any school may be sent via text and will go directly to a school resource officer. IF ANYONE HAS INFORMATION THAT IS AN EMERGENCY, THEY SHOULD CALL 911. We feel this will be another avenue to help provide important information to authorities and help us all to stay safe.

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Please contact 1-800-950-0485 to report a school transportation complaint.

The following procedure will govern how students, teachers, staff and community members shall submit safety complaints:
1. All complaints should be initiated using the contact number for reporting and other contact information located on the rear bumper of each bus.
2. Once initiated each complaint will be investigated by the local transportation manager or designee who shall also report the complaint to the transportation supervisor, keep the supervisor informed regarding the investigation and notify the supervisor of findings and resolution of the complaint.
3. Investigation begins with in twenty-four (24) hours of receipt.
4. Preliminary report to the Director of Schools within forty-eight (48) hours of receipt of complaint.
i. Time/date of complaint; Summary of complaint; Driver involved; Prior complaints or disciplinary actions taken against driver.
5. Within sixty (60) days of receipt of complaint, a final written report shall be made to the Director of Schools which shall include findings of investigation; action taken by the local transportation manager in concert with the transportation supervisor in response to the complaint.
6. Annual notice will be provided to students and parents regarding the process for reporting complaints.

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