Mark Scott

Phone: (618) 643-2328
EXT. 6110

Direct Dial: (618) 643-3323

Fax: (618) 643-2070

Current Enrollment


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Welcome to East Side Elementary!

East Side Elementary is located in the Southern Illinois community of McLeansboro. Our 500+ enrollment is comprised of grades Kindergarten through 6th grade with 3 sections at each grade level. Many of the students attending East Side Elementary live in McLeansboro; being that the school district comprises almost the entire area of Hamilton County, a large percentage are bused in from the countryside surrounding the community.

You are invited to visit East Side Elementary so you may become acquainted with our administration, faculty and staff to see for yourself the outstanding opportunities available for the students in our community. We embrace the mission to build upon our strong academic standards by providing all students an intellectual, emotional, and social climate that is safe and challenging. East Side is a learning community dedicated to meeting the needs of each learner.

Our Board of Education is committed to high quality instruction, to strong district leadership that provides a safe and secure learning environment, and to sustaining a culture that will produce quality results. We believe that ALL students can and must learn!

While our website has been designed to give you the basic information about East Side Elementary, please know that it does not replace the importance of personal communication between home and school.




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