About tri-central elementary

Our School

Tri-Central Elementary is a rural school located in Sharpsville, Indiana. We are a preschool - 5th grade school servicing approximately 360 students.

Why Tri-Central?

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 believe in promoting our Lifelines and teaching quality character education to all students. Our student vision is Succeed, Achieve, Believe. We know that “as good as we are, we can always get better.”


The Indiana Department of Education’s STEM Certified Schools’ program awarded Tri-Central Elementary School certification in 2019. TCE offers STEM and Computer Science classes to all PK - 5th grade students. Students practice critical thinking, collaboration, creativity and communication while working on STEM activities involving coding, 3-D printing/Tinkercad, drones, robotics, electric circuitry, etc. All our students receive hands-on project-based learning connected to their classroom curriculum.

C.L.A.S.S. School

Connective Learning Assures Successful Students is a professional development model that focuses on best practices, instructional strategies, and brain-based research. Our staff has received and continues to receive professional development with the C.L.A.S.S. PD model.

In the spotlight

Cassidy Roller

Cassidy Roller( Speech) I graduated with my Master’s Degree from Baylor University in 2022. I have been working as an SLP for about 15 months now. I am from Kokomo. I have a one-year-old cavapoo dog and I love spending my free time with my niece who also just turned one.


Kayla Droesch (1st Grade)


Melinda Hauenstein (1st Grade)


Ashly Shrock (2nd Grade)

Laci Scearce

Laci Scearce (4th Grade) I have been working with children for over 8 years, and teaching has been my dream job since I was in elementary school. My favorite activities are traveling and being out in nature taking photos or kayaking.