Vollentine Optional Elementary School is an educational institution that enrolls students in prekindergarten through grade five. The school provides a variety of general academic and gifted education programs. It offers a range of extracurricular activities, such as music, art, physical education and chess club. Vollentine Optional Elementary School also conducts Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) classes. Through its Jump Rope for the Heart program, the school raises funds for the American Heart Association. It conducts several educational and informational field trips. The school is a part of Memphis City Schools, which operates various elementary, middle and high schools. Vollentine Optional Elementary School is located in Memphis, Tenn.