Operational for more than 30 years, Hickory Elementary School provides learning experiences for more than 250 students in pre-kindergarten through grade five. It offers instructional program focuses on literacy skills through the development of reading, writing, speaking and listening. The school provides classes in math, social studies, language arts and science. It also assists in the development of decision making skills. Hickory Elementary School conducts a parent-teacher association that provides financial assistance to the school by organizing various fundraising events and activities. It is located in Williamsport, Md. Hickory Elementary School is operated by Washington County Public Schools, which operates more than 45 school facilities and serves over 20,000 students. Washington County Public Schools employs a work force of nearly 2,500 people.