Founded in 1927, Bettes Elementary School offers education to more than 250 students in kindergarten through fifth grade. Its academic curriculum includes language arts, mathematics, science, social studies and physical education. The school has a library that provides various print and electronic resources. It offers an after-school YMCA latchkey program. Bettes Elementary School additionally provides various athletic and extracurricular activities, including music and art. Located in Akron, Ohio, the school is a part of Akron Public Schools, which operates several elementary, middle and high schools and provides academic and social education to more than 25,000 students in kindergarten through grade 12.