Carthage Elementary School provides education to 400 students in kindergarten through grade five. It emphasizes reading, writing and language skills. The school supports these skills with the teaching of fine arts, math, instrumental music, science, physical education and social studies. The elementary school has an active parent-teacher organization that sponsors field trips and guest speaker assemblies. The organization also raises funds for computer equipment, author visits, yearbooks, movie nights, holiday gifts and picnics. Carthage Elementary School has a library that supports school curriculum and assists students in the use of current and appropriate information. Carthage Elementary School is a part of the Carthage Central School District. The school is located in Carthage, N.Y.