Founded in 1957, Hawes Elementary School serves students in kindergarten through grade five. The school has a library that provides special materials for parents through its parent library cards. It organizes fitness camps and field trips, as well as offers opportunities to participate in chess club. Hawes Elementary School provides sports activities in basketball, street hockey and football. The school features a playground, computer laboratory, library and more than 15 classrooms. It administers the English Language Learners program. The school has a staff of counselors, psychologists, and speech and language specialists. In addition, it offers classes for English, language arts, mathematics and science. Hawes Elementary School is a part of the Redwood City School District and is located in Redwood City, Calif.