Tacoma Public Schools operates various elementary, middle and high schools. Its schools provide English as a Second Language and special education programs. The district s schools academic curricula include English, math, science and social studies. Its high schools also conduct classes in horticulture, business education, and family and consumer science. Tacoma Public Schools offers a range of sports activities that includes football, volleyball, cross country, swimming, soccer, tennis, basketball, bowling, wrestling, waterpolo, and track and field. The district s schools provide extracurricular activities, such as music, band, orchestra, choir, art and physical education. Its schools also offer scholarships and guidance counseling. In addition, Tacoma Public Schools provides human resources, purchasing, technology, transportation, public information, research and evaluation, and planning and construction services. The district is located in Tacoma, Wash.