Ledby Principal Beth Wolk, Prestwood Elementary school is a public school serving students in kindergarten…More through fourth grade. It is situated on East Macarthur street, south of the city center, in an open campus, with outdoor eating areas, grassy fields and shaded walkways. The student body is 68 percent white, 22 percent latino, three percent Asian and two percent Filipino. Thirty-five precent of the students come from economically disadvantaged backgrounds, and 19 percent are classified as English Language Learners.
The school runs a "Prestwood Direct" campaign, where parents organize to donate money and resources that fund additional teaching assistants, field trips and a computer lab coordinator. An annual benefit ball and jog-a-thon provides funds for non-curricular courses such as art and technology. The school provides state-verified instruction in English, math, arts, physical education, health, history, social science, science and a special program for English Language Learners. The school also offers school-wide tutoring, mentoring and counseling services. The school's current API scores can be found online.