Clippard Elementary School offers a range of educational opportunities for students in kindergarten through grade four. The school provides instruction in music, physical education, art and reading. It additionally maintains a library media center, as well as offers several food items for lunch and breakfast. Clippard Elementary School operates a parent-teacher organization that conducts field trips. It also has a student council. The school provides several educational programs for gifted and talented children. It offers guidance and special education programs. Clippard Elementary School conducts classes in mathematics, science and social studies. The school is governed by Cape Girardeau Public Schools.