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    Kent Josselet
    Director of Curriculum/Professional Development
    Ponder ISD
    Ponder ISD has one elementary campus that houses PK-5 with approximately 654 students.  Our elementary campus offers an integrated curriculum of language arts, math, science, and social studies, complemented by music, computer, and physical education classes. 
    Ponder Junior High houses grades 6-8 with approximately 342 students.  The junior high campus teachers are grouped by grade level in the four core subject areas.  Electives include athletics, vocational agriculture, art, band, health, technology and theater.  Other programs offered via Ponder Junior High is our TMSCA program where out students compete with students from all over the state in the math and science program.  
    Ponder High School houses grades 9-12 with approximately 425 students.  The high school campus offers advanced courses in the areas of English and Math. We are pleased to announce our dual enrollment courses via The University of Texas in Austin called ONRamps.  We have Physics, Computer Science and Precalculus courses through this program.  Starting with the junior class, students may take dual credit courses offered at Ponder High School through a partnership with North Central Texas College.  The dual credit courses that are offered on campus are U.S. History 1301/1302, English 1301/1302, Government and Economics.  Elective courses range from Business/Computer, Fine Arts (Choir, Band, Art, & Drama), Vocational Agriculture, and Athletics.