Matthews Elementary School offers a range of educational programs for more than 1,000 students in kindergarten through grade five. It maintains a staff of over 60 teachers. The school s curriculum includes art, music, physical education, reading, writing and math. It administers accelerated reader and English as a Second Language programs. The school also maintains a media center that features a collection of books and instructional materials. Its student services include individual and group consultations. Matthews Elementary School additionally operates a parent-teacher organization that serves as a resource for students, parents and staff members. It is a part of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, which governs various elementary, middle and high schools.