Gerald R. Ford Elementary School provides various educational and recreational programs to students in kindergarten through grade five. It focuses on academic, social and emotional development of children. The school conducts English, Spanish, math and science classes. The school also offers classes in art, music and physical education. Gerald R. Ford Elementary School maintains a staff of more than 30 teachers. It also employs a resource specialist, counselor, computer technician, speech therapist, psychologist and nurse. The school s patent-teacher organization conducts various events for parents, teachers and students. Gerald R. Ford Elementary School is a part of the Desert Sands Unified School District, which operates several elementary, middle and high schools in California. The school is located in Indian Wells, Calif.