Located in Dallas, Nathaniel Hawthorne Elementary School is a part of the Dallas Independent School District. The school serves more than 700 students in prekindergarten through grade six. It employs over 50 staff members. Nathaniel Hawthorne Elementary School maintains a parent-teacher association, which is a nonprofit service association that connects parents, school and the community. The association funds various programs and activities, including assemblies, field trips, book fairs and special events. The elementary school also offers special education, talented and gifted education and accelerated reader programs. In addition, Nathaniel Hawthorne Elementary School offers food and health services to children.