Established in 1956, N. E. Taconi Elementary School provides a range of academic and athletic activities for more than 350 students in grade five. The school offers classes in math, science, social studies and language arts. Its curriculum also includes music, art and physical education. N. E. Taconi Elementary School maintains a library that houses a selection of books and reading and reference materials. In addition, the school operates a parent-teacher organization. It provides special education, Title I and accelerated reader programs. N. E. Taconi Elementary School organizes book fairs, educational field trips and family reading nights. The school is governed by the Ocean Springs School District.