Welcome to Tri-Central Elementary School

Mr. Miller
Hello!  My name is Matthew Miller and I am the Principal at Tri-Central Elementary.  Thank you for taking the time to visit our school website.  Tri-Central is a Pre-K – 12 building and the elementary serves approximately 310 students in grades Pre-K – 5.  Tri-Central is a rural school located in Tipton County, Indiana.  

I would welcome you to stop in and see us at any time!  We welcome the opportunity to speak with you and we welcome the opportunity to have your children enroll at Tri-Central Elementary.

Tri-Central Elementary staff has received professional development with the C.L.A.S.S. teaching philosophy.  One of our core beliefs is to Treat People Right and Do the Right Thing!  Our school staff works very hard to instill this belief each and every day.  We also believe that as good as we are, we know we can always get better.    

If you have any questions I would invite you to contact us.  

Matthew Miller


Tri-Central Elementary

2115 W 500 N

Sharpsville, IN  46068

(765) 963-5885


Recent News

TCE Receives Foundation Grant
Tri-Central Elementary pre-k students are benefitting from the purchase and introduction of new curriculum this year funded in part by a grant from the Tipton County Foundation. According to Shannon Rinehart, pre-k teacher, “Thanks to $3,422 from our community foundation, and other donors, we were able to get an exciting new curriculum program for our classroom this year.”
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Tipton County Community Resource Event
On Thursday, November 30, 2017, Tri-Central Community Schools participated in an event hosted by Tipton Elementary School. The event showcased family assistance organizations including charitable, commercial and governmental agencies. All came together collectively to provide information with the convenience of on-the-spot registration for access to needed family resources. Resources represented included but were not limited to were: energy assistance, food pantries, medical access, internet, clothing, housing, victim advocacy and more. The evening was a wonderful success, and was marked by a true kindness and concern for residents of Tipton County in need of assistance.
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Tri-Central Solar Field Update
The Tri-Central Community School Solar Field is on schedule. The installation is hoped to be completed by December 1st. After that there will be approximately 3 weeks of testing before the field is put online. Connection day is tentatively scheduled for December 20th.
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Mobile Learning Unit
Fiat-Chrysler Mobile Learning Unit Visits TCE
Fiat-Chrysler Mobile Learning Unit visited TCE for a day of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). Second through fifth graders were able to work their way through the four stations learning more about our local FCA plant and what skills are needed to be in the manufacturing business. Thanks FCA for an awesome experience! Check out our Twitter Feed (#TCEStrong) to see more pictures from this event.
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School Calendar 2018-2019
The School Calendar for the 2018-2019 school year is here! Look under the Parent Tab in the navigation bar at the top of each webpage. Please mark any important dates on your family calendar.
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TCE Students STEM Training at Local FCA Plant
Throughout this semester, students from Tri-Central Elementary School have been visiting the transmission plant, just ten minutes away from our school, to learn about working on assembly lines, working as a team and their potential futures in advanced manufacturing.
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Spirit Wear 2017
Looking for Spirit Wear to support Tri-Central this school year? You can find it by choosing the Student tab at the top of this webpage and select Trojan Pride Spirit Wear. There is a great selection of items from several organizations. Check it out!
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Tri-Central Elementary is still accepting eligible preschool and kingergarten students. Eligible preschool students must be 4 years old on or before August 1, 2017. Eligible kindergarten students must be 5 years old on or before August 1, 2017. Please use the link and survey below to sign up. Questions can be directed to the elementary office at 765-963-5885.

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