• Ponca City Public Schools - Prepared to Live and Work in a Global Society
     
    The Administration Center, located at 613 East Grand Ave., serves as the main office for the district's activities. The Ponca City Public School District is located in the north central part of the state and is comprised of one pre-kindergarten center, seven elementary schools (kindergarten through 5th), one middle school (7th graders & 6th graders), one middle school (8th graders), and one Senior High School (9-12) Alternative education students grades 9 -12 are served by Wildcat Academy.  Serving a population of over 5000 students, Ponca City Schools has an operating budget of $33.7 million dollars. Ponca City Schools is whole heartedly supported by the community it serves by forming business partnerships and participating in our many volunteer and/or mentoring programs. For further information, you may contact us at Ponca City Public Schools, 613 East Grand Ave., Ponca City, OK 74601. You can also reach us by phone at 580-767-8000 or by email.

    MISSION STATEMENT
    Our mission is to ensure that all students are prepared to live and work successfully in a global society.
     
    DISTRICT GOALS:

    • All students will learn a rigorous content-based curriculum within a 21st century framework of collaboration, communication, critical thinking, and creativity;
    • All students entering Ponca City Public Schools will leave only by transfer or graduation;
    • A continuing commitment to excellence in our extracurricular programs will be maintained;
    • Parents' input and participation in their own child's education is actively sought and encouraged by the school;
    • A high level of retention of trained and dedicated employees will be sustained;
    • Effective teaching practices will be used by all teachers to ensure student learning;
    • The district will provide and sustain a technology enriched environment that is necessary to support student learning within a 21st Century framework; and
    • There will be a commitment to excellence through ongoing capital improvement.

      BASIC FACTS 

    Enrollment: 5,000
    Budget: $33,7 Million 
    Accreditation: All schools are accredited through the Oklahoma State Department of Education, and the high school is accredited through the North Central Association.
    Schools: 1 High School (9-12), 1 middle school (grade 8), 1 middle school (grades 6-7), 7 elementary schools (grades K-5), 1 Prekindergarten Center (prekindergarten); 2 alternative programs (Wildcat Academy & Teen Pep) 
    District Area: 1,035,453 square feet
    Employees: 740
    Free/Reduced: 68%
    Graduation Rate: 95.4% (per 2015 Profiles Report)

     

    Nondiscrimination Statement

    It is the policy of the Board of Education that no person in Ponca City School District No. 71 shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, pregnancy, gender, gender expression or identity, national origin, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, age, or genetic information, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefit of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity in violation of any federal or state statue prohibiting such discrimination.  The district also provides equal access to the Boy Scouts of America and other designated youth groups.

    The following people have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the School District's non-discrimination policies:

    Section 504/Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator (for questions or complaints based on disability)
    Director of Special Services
    613 E. Grand Ave.
    Ponca City, OK  74601
    580.767.8000

    Title VI of the Civil Rights Act Coordinator (for quesions or complaints based on race, color and national origin)
    Executive Director of Human Resources
    613 E. Grand Ave.
    Ponca City, OK  74601
    580.767.8000

    Title IX Coordinator (for questions or complaints based on sex, pregnancy, gender, gender expression or identity)
    Executive Director of Operations
    613 E. Grand Ave.
    Ponca City, OK  74601
    580.767.8000

    Age Act Coordinator (for questions or complaints based on age)
    Executive Director of Human Resources
    613 E. Grand Ave.
    Ponca City, OK  74601
    580.767.8000

    Any individual, who has experienced some other form of discrimination, including discrimination not listed above, may contact:

    Executive Director of Human Resources
    613 E. Grand Ave.
    Ponca City, OK  74601
    580.767.8000

    Outside Assistance may be obtained from:

    U.S. Department of Education
    Office for Civil Rights
    One Petticoat Lane
    1010 Walnut Street, Suite 320
    Kansas City, MO  64106
    816.268.0550
    816.268.0599 (FAX)
    877.521.2172 (TTY)
    Email: OCR.KansasCity@ed.gov