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. 16. See the district calendar here.

Early Childhood Center Meet-the-Teacher Events
• See Kirkland Elementary information below.

Elementary Back-to-School Events

Below are the elementary back-to-school events currently scheduled.
Apollo Elementary School, Back-to-school night, 5-6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 14
Arbor Grove Elementary School, Pre-k orientation, 4:30 or 5:15 p.m. (choose the session best for you), Wednesday, Aug. 15; Grades K-5 Back-to-school night, 4:30-6 p.m. (come and go), Wednesday, Aug. 15
Central Elementary School, please check with the school
Coronado Heights Elementary School, Meet the Teacher, 5:30-6 p.m., Parent Orientation, 6-6:30 p.m.; PTO pizza dinner, 6:30-7 p.m.; Tuesday, Aug. 14.
James L. Dennis Elementary School, Meet the Teacher for kindergarten-5, 5-6:30 p.m.; Tuesday, Aug. 14; Meet the Teacher for pre-k; 11 a.m.-noon, Wednesday, Aug. 15.
Ralph Downs Elementary School, Meet the Teacher, 5-6:30 p.m.; PTA Back-to-school Bash, 5:30-7 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 14
Harvest Hills Elementary School, Meet the Teacher, 5-6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 14
Hilldale Elementary School, Meet the Teacher, 4-6 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 14
Kirkland Elementary School and Children’s Lighthouse #3, Pre-k, Meet the Teacher and health screening, Tuesday, Aug. 14, Kirkland Elementary, 6020 N. Independence. Screenings for brain health, hearing, vision, teeth, speech/language, and overall physical health. Vaccinations provided by the Oklahoma City-County Health Department Caring Van. Parents will get a call from their child's teacher and a card in the mail letting them know the time to arrive at the event. Francis Tuttle pre-k meet the teacher is a come-and-go event from 5:50 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 14
Lake Park Elementary School, Meet the Teacher, come-and-go event from 5:30-6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 14; Parent Orientation, 5:30-6 p.m. or 6 -6:30 p.m. (parents can attend either session), Thursday, Aug. 23
Northridge Elementary School, Meet the Teacher/Parent Orientation, 6-6:30 p.m., 6:30-7 p.m. of 7-7:30 p.m.(choose the session best for you), Tuesday, Aug. 14
Overholser Elementary School, Meet and Greet, 5:30-7 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 14
Rollingwood Elementary School, Back-to-School Night , pre-k through grade 2, 5-5:30 p.m.; grade 3 through grade 5, 5:45-6:15 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 14.
Tulakes Elementary School, Back-to-School Night/Meet the Teacher, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 14
Western Oaks Elementary School, Back-to-School Night, 5:30-6:15 p.m. (in English) and 6:20-7 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 15 (in Spanish).
Wiley Post Elementary School, Meet the Teacher, 6-7 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 14
Will Rogers Elementary School, Back-to-school picnic, 6-7:30 p.m., Aug. 5 (free hot dogs, bouncy toys and school supplies); Meet the Teacher, 5-6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 14, 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.
Windsor Hills Elementary School, Meet the Teacher, 5-6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 14.

Middle School Orientations and Schedules

Capps Middle School
• Grade 6 schedule pick up, Aug. 14, 1-3 p.m.
• Grade 7-8 schedule pick up, Aug. 14, 9-11 a.m..

Cooper Middle School
• All grades, schedule pick up, Aug. 14, 8:30-10:30 a.m.


Hefner Middle School
• Grade 6 schedule pick up, Aug. 10, 1-3 p.m.
• Grade 6 student orientation, Aug. 13, 4:30-6 p.m.
• Grade 7-8 schedule pick up, Aug. 10, 9-11 a.m.

Mayfield Middle School
• Grade 6 orientation and schedule pick up, Aug. 14, 4-7 p.m.
• Grade 7-8 schedule pick up, Aug. 15, 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. 15, 8:30-10:30 a.m.

Putnam City Academy

• Middle school schedule pick up, Aug. 15, 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 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. 23, 6-7 p.m.
• Cooper Middle School, Aug. 23, 6-7 p.m.
• Hefner Middle School, Aug. 23, 6-7 p.m.
• Mayfield Middle School, Aug. 23, 6-7 p.m.
• Western Oaks Middle School, Aug. 23, 6-7 p.m.
• Putnam City Academy, Sept. 4, 5-6:30 p.m.

High School Orientations and Schedules

Putnam City High School
• Grade 9 Pirate Crew Camp, Aug. 9, 8 a.m.-noon
• All grades schedule pickup, Aug. 15, noon-2 p.m.

Putnam City North High School
• Grade 9 Panther Palooza and schedule pickup, Aug. 10, 8 a.m.-noon
• Grade 10 schedule pick up, Aug. 9, 8-9:30 a.m.
• Grade 11 schedule pick up, Aug. 9, 9:30 -11a.m.
• Grade 12 schedule pickup, Aug. 9, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Putnam City West High School
• Grade 11-12 schedule pickup, Aug. 9, noon-3 p.m.
• Grade 9-10 schedule pick up, Aug. 10, noon-3 p.m.
Students who cannot pick up their schedule at dates and times shown above may pick up schedules in the school’s main office starting Aug. 13.

Putnam City Academy
• High school schedule pick up, Aug. 15, 10 a.m.-noon.


What Should You Bring?

• Students at Putnam City High School and Putnam City Academy should bring a current water, gas or electric bill when they pick up their schedules.
• Students at Putnam City North High School should bring a current water, gas or electric bill to their Panther time teacher during the first week of school.
• Students at Putnam City West High School should bring a current water, gas or electric bill to the principal’s office in August.

High School Open Houses

• Putnam City High School open house, meet-the-teacher night, and parent involvement meeting, Aug. 27, 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. 27, 5-8 p.m.
• Putnam City West High School open house, meet-the-teacher night, parent involvement meeting, Aug. 27, 6-7:30 p.m.
• Putnam City Academy, Sept. 4, 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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