Ponder High School

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300 W Bailey St

Ponder, TX 76259

(940) 479-8312

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 408

Students Per Teacher: 12

Parent Reviews

7 Parent Reviews for Ponder High School

Majority of time, money and energy spent on Athletics and Agriculture programs. Academics takes a back seat. Teachers try hard but don't have all the resources they need. Due to school size and re-districting, athletes are required to travel long distances and have many very late nights.

Posted by a parent on 08/25/06

Ponder High School has been beneficial to our child. He has a close group of friends who spur each other on academically. I notice that the teachers seem interested in the proper development of each child. We also have a lot of confidence in the counselor, who seems to be bending over backward to carefully ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/07/06

I have always been pleased with the teaching staff and class sizes of Ponder High, I do however feel that there are not enough extra carricular activities but I attribute that to the size of the school. On the down side, if you are not one of the more active parents or your child does not excel in basketball ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/07/04

PHS is the greatest school on the planet, what it lacks in size it makes up for in character and tradition. It has an excellent sports program and its acedimic insturctors are superb. I will state again that it is the number one school in the state, country, and planet.

Posted by a parent on 03/28/04

As the parent of three past students and one current student at Ponder High School, I have been very pleased with the overall experience. There is personal involvement with the principal and teachers. If I have a problem, and I call or write in to complain, I know I will receive a personal reply and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/23/04

As a parent with a student at Ponder High and educator for 15 years (in a couple of other districts), I have been pleased with teachers' knowledge of subject area,the use of different approaches and techniques used to enable all students to learn and enjoy learning, and rapport with students and parents.For ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/14/04

Most of the rules are unfair to the students. Parents get no says so in anything. The student dress code is not updated. There are not many choices for extra curricular activities like there aren't many different sports they can play or languages they can learn. In 7th, 8th, and 9th grade there is no ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 02/08/04

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Test scores for Ponder High School

TAKS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
Ponder High School
Ponder Isd
* In 2010-2011, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in reading in grades 3 through 9; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in English language arts in grades 10 and 11; in mathematics in grades 3 through 11; in science in grades 5, 8, 10 and 11; and in social studies in grades 8, 10 and 11. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The grade 11 Exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Ponder schools — Ponder High School is located at 300 W Bailey St, Ponder TX 76259. 300 W Bailey St is in the 76259 ZIP code in Ponder, TX The school district for Ponder High School is the Ponder Isd. Ponder High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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