Ball Elementary School enrolls more than 600 students in prekindergarten through grade three. It offers early childhood and special education programs. The school s academic curriculum includes various subjects, such as language arts, mathematics and science. Ball Elementary School additionally conducts classes in social studies, fine arts and physical education. It has a learning resource center that offers an accelerated reader program. In addition, the school has a parent resource library that stocks books, tapes and videos on a variety of parent-child issues. Ball Elementary School offers a student assistance program for those who experience problems with personal behavior and health. It has a guidance department that provides counseling services. The school is located in Chatham, Ill., and is a part of Ball-Chatham School District 5.