Waccamaw Elementary School serves more than 700 students in kindergarten through grade five. Its academic curriculum includes math, science, art, social studies, language arts, English, and physical and computer education. The school offers special education and guidance counseling services. Waccamaw Elementary School serves gifted and talented students, as well as administers the English for Speakers of Other Languages program. It maintains a student council that provides opportunities for students to perform services. The school operates a library and offers lunch options to students. Waccamaw Elementary School is a part of Horry County Schools, which governs various elementary, middle and secondary schools. Horry County Schools maintains various departments, such as special education, legal, human resources, payroll, technology and construction services.