Opened in 1912, Birney Elementary School serves students in prekindergarten through grade eight. Its academic curriculum includes classes in language arts, mathematics, science and social studies. The school additionally offers programs in foreign languages and health, physical, career and technology education. Birney Elementary School s facilities include a library, cafeteria, computer laboratory, playground and more than 35 classrooms. It offers a variety of extracurricular and after-school programs. The school also offers the English Speakers of Other Languages program. Birney Elementary School is located in Philadelphia and is a part of The School District of Philadelphia, which serves more than 1, 00,000 students. The district governs various elementary, middle and high schools.