Established in 1957, Kirkland Elementary offers learning options to students in pre-kindergarten through grade five. It provides classes in various subjects, such as physical education, art and music. The school administers the English Language Learners program. Kirkland Elementary offers guidance counseling services. It operates a parent-teacher association that conducts several fundraising events. The school also manages a cafeteria that provides a variety of food items for lunch. Kirkland Elementary offers several after-school programs. It operates a media center and provides speech therapy. In addition, the school manages a computer laboratory and offers an online newsletter. Kirkland Elementary is a part of Putnam City Schools.