Established in 1921, Santa Maria Elementary School is an educational institution that serves students in prekindergarten through grade five. It offers a range of general academic and extracurricular programs in reading, writing, math, science and social studies. The school conducts a variety of sessions in physical education, fine and performing arts, and technology applications and integration. It also offers several special, gifted and talented education programs. In addition, the school offers bilingual education and the English as a second language program. Santa Maria Elementary School is a part of the Laredo Independent School District, which operates several elementary, middle and high schools. The school is located in Laredo, Texas.