Northside Elementary School is operated by Grady County Schools. The school, based in Cairo, Ga., employs trained faculty members and staff who offer a variety of educational opportunities focusing on the intellectual, personal, social and physical development of students in prekindergarten through fifth grade. It also focuses on every child's learning and achievement levels, individual abilities, cultural background and special interests. The school s curriculum aims at achieving the optimum academic potential of students. Northside Elementary School offers a variety of services for students by trained paraprofessionals, media specialists, speech therapists, counselors and nurses. It organizes several academic programs, including the English as a second language program.