Back-to-School Information


As you prepare to send your children back to school, there’s a great deal of information you need. Below is information about schedule pickup, bus routes, school lunches, immunization and more.

District Calendar
The first day of school in Putnam City is Thursday, Aug. 17. See the district calendar here.

Early Childhood Center Meet-the-Teacher Events
• Francis Tuttle, Meet the Teacher, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 14

Elementary Back-to-School Events

Below are the elementary back-to-school events currently scheduled. More will be added as the beginning of the school year draws closer, so please check back.
Apollo Elementary School, Meet the Teacher, 4:30-6 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 15
Arbor Grove Elementary School, Back-to-School Night (come and go), 5-6 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 16
Central Elementary School, Back-to-School Night, 6-7 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 15
James L. Dennis Elementary School, Meet the Teacher for kindergarten-Grade 5, 5-6 p.m, Tuesday, Aug. 15; Meet the Teacher for prekindergarten, 11 a.m.-noon, Wednesday, Aug. 16, 11 a.m.-noon
Ralph Downs Elementary School, Meet the Teacher, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 15; Parent Orientation for parents of students in grades K-2, 5:30-6:15 p.m., parents of students in grades 3-5, 6:15-7 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 22
Harvest Hills Elementary School, Meet the Teacher, 5-6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 15
Hilldale Elementary School, Back-to-School Night, 4-6 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 15
Kirkland Elementary School, Meet the Teacher, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 15
Lake Park Elementary School, Meet the Teacher, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 15
Northridge Elementary School, Meet the Teacher/Parent Orientation, 6-6:45 p.m. or 6:45-7:30 p.m. (choose the session best for you), Tuesday, Aug. 15
Overholser Elementary School, Meet the Teacher, 5:30-7 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 15

Rollingwood Elementary School, Meet the Teacher, 5-6 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 15; Parent Orientation, 5-5:30 p.m. or 5:30-6 p.m. (choose the session best for you), Tuesday, Aug. 29
Tulakes Elementary School, Back-to-School Night/Meet the Teacher, 5:30-6:30 p.m.,Tuesday, Aug. 15
Western Oaks Elementary School, Back-to-School Night, 5:30-6:15 p.m. (in English) and 6:20-7 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 16 (in Spanish).
Wiley Post Elementary School, Meet the Teacher, 6-7 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 15
Will Rogers Elementary School
- Back-to-school picnic, 6:30-8 p.m., Aug. 6 (free hot dogs, bouncy toys and school supplies);
- Meet the Teacher, 5-6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 15, with orientation sessions for parents of students in pre-k, kindergarten and grade 1, 5-5:30 p.m.; grade 2
  and grade 3, 5:30-6 p.m., grade 4 and grade 5, 6-6:30 p.m. (Food truck in the front loop during the event)
Windsor Hills Elementary School, Meet the Teacher, 5-6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 15.

Middle School Orientations and Schedules

Capps Middle School
• Grade 6 schedule pick up, Aug. 15, 1-3 p.m.
• Grade 7 schedule pick up, Aug. 15, 9-11 a.m.
• Grade 8 schedule pick up, Aug. 15, 9-11 a.m.

Cooper Middle School
• All grades, information day and schedule pick up, Aug. 15, 8:30-10:30 a.m.


Hefner Middle School
• Grade 6 schedule pick up, Aug. 11, 1-3 p.m.
• Grade 7-8 schedule pick up, Aug. 11, 9-11 a.m.

Mayfield Middle School
• Grade 6 back-to-school schedule pick up, Aug. 15, 4-7 p.m.
• Grade 7-8 schedule pick up, Aug. 16, 8-10 a.m. and noon-2 p.m. (closed for lunch 11 a.m.-noon)

Western Oaks Middle School
• All grades, information day and schedule pick up, Aug. 16, 8-10 a.m.

Putnam City Academy

• Middle school schedule pick up, Aug. 16, 10 a.m.-noon

What Should You Bring?

• All 7th graders should bring to schedule pick up day their proof of the TDAP immunization.
• Students at Capps Middle School and Western Oaks Middle School should bring a current water, gas or electric bill on the first day of school.
• Students at all other middle schools should bring current water, gas or electric bill when they pick up their schedule.

Middle School Open Houses
• Capps Middle School, Aug. 24, 6-7 p.m.
• Cooper Middle School, Aug. 24, 6-7 p.m.
• Hefner Middle School, Aug. 24, 6-7 p.m.
• Mayfield Middle School, Aug. 24, 6-7 p.m.
• Western Oaks Middle School, Aug. 24, 6-7 p.m.
• Putnam City Academy, Sept. 5, 5-6:30 p.m.

High School Orientations and Schedules

Putnam City High School
• Grade 9 Pirate Crew Camp, Aug. 11, 8 a.m.-noon
• All grades schedule pickup, Aug. 16, noon-2 p.m.

Putnam City North High School
• Grade 9 Freshman Palooza, Aug. 11, 8 a.m.-noon (no cost)
• Grade 9 schedule pick up, Aug. 11, noon -1:30 p.m.
• Grade 10 schedule pick up, Aug. 10, 8-9:30 a.m.
• Grade 11 schedule pick up, Aug. 10, 9:30 -11a.m.
• Grade 12 schedule pickup, Aug. 10, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Putnam City West High School
• Grade 9 orientation/Link Crew Day, Aug. 11, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
• All grades schedule pick up, Aug. 16, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Putnam City Academy
• High school schedule pick up, Aug. 16, 10 a.m.-noon.


What Should You Bring?

• Students at all high schools should bring a current water, gas or electric bill when they pick up their schedule.


High School Open Houses

• Putnam City High School open house, meet-the-teacher night, and parent involvement meeting, Aug. 29, 5:30-7 p.m.
• Putnam City North High School open house, meet-the-teacher night, parents’ general information meeting, booster club sales, food trucks, pep rally,
Aug. 29, 6-8 p.m.
• Putnam City West High School open house, meet-the-teacher night, parent involvement meeting, Aug. 29, 6-7:30 p.m.
• Putnam City Academy, Sept. 5, 5-6:30 p.m.

Elementary School Supplies
District elementary schools have a single elementary supply list that you can see in English or Spanish.


Health

Make sure your child is up-to-date on immunizations in English or Spanish.


School Lunches
Menus for August meals at all levels can be found here.

Free and Reduced-price Meals
Visit here to apply for free or reduced-price meals.


Bus Routes and Schedules
Bus routes and schedules are available here.

Enrollment
Any student not yet enrolled should visit the Putnam City District Enrollment Office. The office phone number is 491-7631. Additional information about enrollment can be found
here.

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