Walter J Mitchell Elementary School, located in La Plata, Md., offers a wide range of educational, extracurricular and recreational programs to students in prekindergarten through grade five. The school has a parent-teacher association that participates in curriculum and student development activities. It operates a daily lunch program at its cafeteria. It also has a special education department that offers various programs for students with disabilities, including specialized services for the hearing impaired. The school s curriculum includes English, language arts, math, science and social studies. It also provides various extracurricular activities, such as arts, physical education, athletics, music, band and sports. Walter J Mitchell Elementary School is part of Charles County Public Schools system, that comprises more than 25 elementary, middle and high schools.