Lettie Marshall Dent Elementary is an educational institution located in Mechanicsville, Md. The school provides educational services to students in prekindergarten through grade five. It conducts classes in language arts, math, science and social studies. It offers a range of activities related to art, music and physical education. Lettie Marshall Dent Elementary provides special education classes for gifted and talented students. The school also offers speech and language therapies to students with learning disabilities. It operates a parent-teacher organization that conducts various fundraising activities, including carnivals and holiday parties. In addition, it organizes field trips to several educational and cultural destinations in the community. The school provides food, transportation, guidance counseling and medical care. Lettie Marshall Dent Elementary is operated by St. Mary's County Public Schools, which serves more than 16,000 students and operates over 20 elementary, middle and high schools.