East Carter County R-2 is located in Ellsinore, Mo., and offers classes in grades kindergarten through 12. The school offers a wide range of subjects, such as reading, writing, language, applied mathematics, algebra, thematic science, physics, chemistry, biology, astronomy, environmental earth sciences, anatomy and physiology, and computer and physical education. It also offers social studies, fine and performing arts, health, consumer and family science, business studies, and computer and physical education. Its media center houses a large collection of books, magazines, journals, and reference materials. The school provides special educational programs and extracurricular activities to students with disabilities. Its sports activities include football, baseball, volleyball, basketball, softball, and track and field. It also has science and mathematics clubs. The student council assists in various school activities, such as organizing fund-raising programs, health care and community services.