Farmingdale Elementary School, located in Pleasant Plains, Ill., is a public school that is part of Pleasant Plains Community Unit School District. It enrolls more than 500 students in grades kindergarten through four. It prepares students through an extensive education system for their overall development, and provides them a safe, supportive and nurturing learning environment. Students apply problem-solving strategies learned through written, oral and experiential applications in the classroom. The subjects cover various curricular areas, including English, mathematics, social science, science, health and physical education, music and art. Farmingdale Elementary School encourages all students to participate in extracurricular activities, such as its band and student council, and sports, such as basketball, volleyball and softball.