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Education in Ponca City


It is rare to find a community with the myriad of educational opportunities that we provide for the citizens of this region. Ponca City is fortunate to have access to numerous first-class educational facilities. The local K-12 facilities are complimented by three parochial schools and a top notch career technology school, which are all widely recognized as leaders in the state of Oklahoma, consistently producing test scores higher than the national average.

Academic excellence is a top priority for Ponca City Public Schools. Literacy is the district's main focus at all grade levels. The elementary schools are organized to house grades pre-kindergarten through grades five.
     West Middle School houses all sixth and seventh grade students. East Middle School houses all eighth grade students. Ninth through twelfth grade students attend the high school, and the alternative center offers grades six through twelve.
     All schools are accredited by the State Department of Education and the high school is North Central accredited.
     Our community is truly dedicated to providing the educational opportunities that will help all individuals be successful in their endeavors.

     Since 1973,
Pioneer Technology Center has been providing career and professional development opportunities to high school students, adults, and business and industry clients.
     Pioneer Tech has received six Gold Star School Awards for its commitment to rigorous standards in the area of curriculum, business and industry services, student retention and staff involvement at both the state and national levels.
     Pioneer Tech offers fifteen Full-Time Career Training programs, over 120 short-term classes and our Business and Industry Services division can custom tailor training and education to help you or your business maximize it's resources.

     Ponca City is the site of the
University Learning Center with state-of-the-art telecommunication equipment that bring college degree programs from other institutions to Ponca City. Students at ULC can continue their studies in a virtual campus atmosphere, drawing class offerings from main universities around the nation, while still working full time and it's conveniently located in the North Tower of the Conoco Complex in Ponca City.

      Ponca City also is conveniently located 15 minutes from
Northern Oklahoma College and 45 minutes from Oklahoma State University.

Opportunity Center is also located in Ponca City.

      First Lutheran School
      St. Mary's School
     Ponca City Christian Academy

Educational opportunities are truly abundant here.

Chamber E-Mail | Chamber Information: 580-765-4400 | Fax 580-765-2798

Chamber E-Mail | Chamber Information: 580-765-4400 | Fax 580-765-2798
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