Mesquite Elementary School is a public, coeducational institution that enrolls more than 580 students in kindergarten through grade six. It offers various academic courses, such as reading, language arts, math, science and social studies. The school also offers English as a Second Language and special education programs. It provides opportunities to participate in a variety of athletic activities, including basketball, cheerleading and cross country. The school s library provides a collection of instructional, reference and recreational print and nonprint materials. Its visual and performing arts program teaches the use of dance, music, theater, drama and visual arts to express ideas. Mesquite Elementary School is administered by the Gadsden Independent School District and is located in Mesquite, N.M.