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 11 years and 4th grade for 4 years. 


    Ms. Mitchell Class

    I am so excited to begin this school year. This marks my 24th year in the classroom. I know this year will be nothing like we have ever experienced before. So, we will embark on this journey together!




    It will be a pleasure meeting with you this upcoming week. Students will recieve devices, facemasks, and some beginning of the year paperwork.


    Remote Learning

    Beginning Aug. 17 - Aug. 21, families will find assignments on our class website. We are doing this because some of our families will not be able to pick up devices until Friday. We want to ensure that all students are able to access our beginning activities. Families should have recieved an ivitation to join Class Dojo either by email or via a text.  Those who have not joined will have invitations resent as they may have been overlooked. Students may respond to the prompt from the read aloud via Class Dojo to show daily participation. We will beging utilizing Google Classroom more the 2nd week of school when we can ensure all students ahve access. 

    Class Wishlist


    Our class could always utilize paper prducts and cleaning materials, especially this school year. 

    I have also put together an Amazon Wish List. Our students & myself would love anything anyone is able to give.

    It is greatly appreicated. Thank you!


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School Announcements

  • 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. To be eligible for this program, children must be four years old on or before August 31st.

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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

  • Innovative Programs Virtual Family Information Nights Scheduled

    Johnston County Public Schools invites students and their families to learn more about our interesting options for our middle and high school students during our Virtual Information Nights on January 28 and February 4, 2021. Participants will be able to visit the virtual spaces for each program and talk with program coordinators and students from 6:00-8:00 pm.

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  • JCPS transitions to Plan B for all students

    The Johnston County Board of Education voted to return all Pre-K and EC-Self Contained students to Plan B, four days per week, beginning on Tuesday, Jan. 19. These students will participate in face-to-face instruction on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, with Wednesday serving as a remote learning day. All other students in grades K-12 will remain on Plan C until Monday, Feb. 1.

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  • High School State Assessments FAQ

    This FAQ document was created to provide responses to common or anticipated questions related to high school state assessments for first semester testing 2020-2021.

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  • Innovative Middle School and Program Information

    Fifth grade Students and Parents, are you looking for an innovative middle school or an innovative middle school program? Innovation Academy at South Campus and AVID could offer what you are looking for.

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  • High School State Assessments Update

    On December 8th 2020, the Johnston County School Board of Education voted to return to Plan C (Remote Learning), we would like to provide an update to parents and guardians of options to complete state-mandated End-of-Course (EOC) and Career/Technical Education Post Assessment testing.

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