Principal's Message


Dr. Tara Bell


Welcome to Eastern Local Elementary School! 

It is an honor and privilege to serve as the principal of such an exemplary and student-centered learning community at Eastern Local Elementary. I am eagerly looking forward to partnering with you as we continue to nurture the ongoing development of your child. Our school team is comprised of exceptionally talented and committed staff that is anchored by supportive parents and community. Our staff at Eastern Local Elementary are highly qualified and dedicated to academic excellence. 

Here at Eastern Local Elementary we work collaboratively to create a safe, nurturing, and positive learning environment by teaching and reinforcing positive behavior with students. Our school motto is Eagle Have PRIDE.  PRIDE is the acronym for Prepared, Responsible, Involved, Dependable, and Encouraging. We strive for academic excellence by creating an enriching educational environment while setting rigorous and yet attainable goals for all students so that all students may reach their full potential to become lifelong learners as well as productive citizens.

Our teaching professionals at Eastern Local Elementary welcome and encourage parents and family to be actively involved in the education of our students. We know a strong partnership with you will make a significant difference in your child’s education. As partners, we share the responsibility for our children’s success and want you to know that we will do our best to fulfill our responsibilities.

I am proud to be a member of a team of amazing professionals at Eastern Local School District who are dedicated to students, family, and community. If you have any questions, concerns, or suggestions please always feel free to contact me @ 740-985-3304. 

Dr. Tara Bell