Arlington Heights School District 25 is an educational institution that provides a variety of academic services to students. It enrolls more than 5,000 children in kindergarten through grade eight. The institution operates over five elementary and middle schools. Arlington Heights School District 25 employs a staff of approximately 700 teachers and paraprofessionals. Its schools provide instruction in language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, and health and physical education. Located in Arlington Heights, Ill., its schools also conduct classes in drama, music, and visual and creative arts. In addition, the district s schools offer special education services for gifted and talented students. Its schools have parent-teacher associations that support several fundraising activities and events. Each school within the district provides before- and after-school programs, as well as the English Language Learners program. Arlington Heights School District 25 operates Dryden Elementary School, Westgate Elementary School, Thomas Middle School and South Middle School.