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    Tara Allred
    Director of Curriculum/Professional Development
    Ponder ISD
    tallred@ponderisd.net
    940-479-8271
     
     
    Ponder ISD has one elementary campus that houses PK-5 with approximately 654 students.  Our Ponder 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 offered at PJH include: Athletics, Art, Band, Theatre Arts, Health, Technology Applications, Exploring Careers, Study Skills, Teen Leadership, and Current Issues.  Another program offered at Ponder Junior High is TMSCA where our 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 offers advanced courses in a variety of content areas. We are pleased to offer 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.