Mission: To serve, inspire, and empower students to achieve full potential and positively impact their world.
Vision: Equipping tomorrow’s leaders… today.
Motto: …to serve, inspire, and empowerImportant LinksPonder ISD has one elementary campus that houses PK-5 with approximately 750 students. Our Ponder Elementary campus offers an integrated curriculum of language arts, math, science, and social studies, complemented by music, art, and physical education classes.Ponder Junior High houses grades 6-8 with approximately 380 students. The Junior High campus teachers are grouped by grade level in the four core subject areas. Electives offered at PJH include: Athletics, Art, UIL, Band, Theatre Arts, Health, Technology Applications, Exploring Careers, Study Skills, Teen Leadership, Principles of Agriculture, Principles of Health Science, & Principles of Audio/Video Production. 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 480 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 offer Physics, Biology, 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, English 2301/2302, & Government and Economics. Elective courses range from Fine Arts (Choir, Band, Art, & Drama), Vocational Agriculture, Business, Marketing & Finance, Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications, Health Science, Education & Training, & Athletics.