Eaton Elementary School, established in 1977, is located in Wilmington, N.C. It is a part of New Hanover County Schools, which operates more than 35 elementary, middle and high schools. The school has a library media center that provides learning experiences in reading, viewing and listening to nurture lifelong independent learners and responsible citizens. It has a parent-teacher association that helps in improving school facilities, academics and volunteerism, as well as provides competitive grants to purchase materials, programs and equipment. The school teaches basic skills, special education, math, science, social studies, reading, writing, health and physical education. Eaton Elementary School has an annual enrollment of more than 500 students in kindergarten through grade five.