Betances Elementary School provides an environment to encourage and challenges the growth of children. It offers a wide range of projects incorporating computer literacy, as well as dual language collaboration beginning in prekindergarten. The dual language program allows children to gain proficiency and mastery of two languages. It also offers technology laboratory and computer enriched curriculum. It offers classes from grades kindergarten through three and also provides language art activities by focusing on language acquisition and usage. It additionally provides after-school enrichment programs, tutoring and mentoring. Its Center for Youth program offers a way for students and adults to enrich themselves, their families and community. Betances Elementary School is operated by Dr. Ram n E. Betances School, and is located in Hartford, Conn.