Ms. Tracy Mitchell

Phone: (919) 550-5311


Degrees and Certifications:

B.S. Special & Elementary Education M.A. Special Education AIG Certification

Ms. Tracy Mitchell

I am originally from Pennsylvania. There I earned my undergraduate degree in Elementary and Special Education from Slippery Rock University. I began my teaching career in Richmond, Indiana in a specialized program educating students with emotional and behavioral disabilities. While there I earned my Masters in Special Education from Ball State University. After 8 years, I decided to move south. I came to East Clayton in 2005. I have taught 3rd grade for 10 years and 4th grade for 4 years. 





    Spirit Night

    We will be having our first PTA sponsored spirit night at Roma's Pizza Shop on Tuesday, September 3rd. Our school will earn 10% of procedes all day long. Please dine at Romas & support our school.

    MAP Testing

    Our third grade students will take their MAP Reading test on Tuesday and they will take the MAP Math test on Thursday this week. Both of these assessments will be taken online. 

    Student's Personal Headphones

    Students were asked to bring in their own personal earbuds or headphones for use during the school day. This was on the third grade supply list. There are several programs that we use as well as a couple of assessments which require the children to utilize headphones.  Last week we tried to do an assessment and multiple children did not have their headphones.  Unfortunately, I do not have extra headphones for all who needed them. The few that I do possess are not in the best working condition.  Please help us by assiting your student with bringing their headphones to school for use in school. Thank you so much for your help with this.

    Update Information:Parent Portal

    You can access Powerschool from home and make changes to address, phone number, emergency contacts, etc. Simply click on the PARENTS tab on the JCPS main webpage.  Look for Parent Portal Power School.  (  If you have any questions, please call the main office Monday- Thursday 7:00-5:30 and someone will be able to assist you.

    Lunch Application

    Use the following link to access the application to apply for free and reduced lunch. Lunch Application 


    Please use the following link to access volunteer application.  This must be updated yearly. volunteer application Our 1st field trip will be coming up soon. If you would like to be considered as a chaperone, you need to complete your volunteer application.














School Announcements

  • Kindergarten Orientation

    Parents, We are excited about receiving your child into our school family! We look forward to getting to know you and your child. We appreciate the interest and the input from community and parents and the commitment that the Board of Education has made to Early Childhood. In an effort to ensure a quality beginning for each child, Johnston County Schools has scheduled a staggered entry for the 2019-2020 school year for our kindergarten children. The State Department of Public Instruction has recognized the importance of quality school entry by allowing up to ten days of staggered entry. Click for more information on Kindergarten staggered entry and orientation.

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  • Fee for Service Preschool Application

    We are pleased to inform you that the preschool classroom at East Clayton Elementary School has limited space available for enrollment in the Fee For Service Program for the 19-20 school year. The Fee For Service Preschool Program is designed to provide a high-quality early childhood experience...

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  • YMCA Summer Camp

    Camp Explorer is one of two summer day camps run by the Johnston County YMCA serving children in the Clayton area. Camp Explorer is a full-day summer camp that will keep your child active and engaged all day long! Your camper will enjoy activities such as swimming, skill development, awards, weekly themes, crafts and outdoor games. Click on the heading for more information.

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JCPS Announcements

  • Here Comes the Bus coming Fall 2019

    Johnston County Public Schools will begin using Here Comes the Bus in the 2019-2020 school year! Here Comes the Bus is a school bus tracking app that gives parents real-time bus location information and alerts to get students to the bus stop on time. The app is expected to roll out by the first day of school, August 26...

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  • New deadline in JCEF grant process

    The Johnston County Education Foundation has changed its grant process from a three cycle a year process, to a once a year process. The grant deadline will now be November 15th each year and Grant Patrol will be held on the first Wednesday of December.

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  • Free and Reduced Meal Applications

    Free and Reduced meal applications for the 2019-2020 school year are now available online. A new application must be completed each school year...

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