Edwin A. Alderman Elementary School is affiliated with the New Hanover County Schools. It is located in Wilmington, N.C., and offers a variety of educational and cocurricular programs to students in grades kindergarten through five. The school offers various programs, such as English, arts, science, social studies, mathematics and physical education. Edwin A. Alderman Elementary School also offers life skills, resource, speech, media studies, guidance and counseling, music, and technology and computer education programs. The school additionally offers accelerated reader, spelling, phonics, reading, and writing and special education programs. It has a parent-teacher association that focuses on increasing awareness and participation in curriculum and policy development, by enhancing communication between home and school.