Jason Leavitt has been named the new Athletic Director for the Ponca City Public School District pending final board approval. Jason has been serving as the Po-Hi head wrestling coach since 2013.
“I am excited to have the opportunity to serve our students as your new Athletic Director,” said Leavitt. “As a product of Ponca City Schools myself, I am especially honored. I look forward to taking this opportunity to usher in a new era of excellence in competition for Ponca City and our student athletes. I would like to thank the citizens of Ponca City for their sacrificial and unwavering support of our student athletes. Your support has provided world class facilities to all student athletes! My life and my success are a testament to the adage ‘Hard Work Beats Talent,’ and that will be my leadership philosophy moving forward! GO CATS!!!”
While attending Po-Hi, Jason was a high school state wrestling champion and named Oklahoma All State. He continued his wrestling career in college and graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma. Throughout his college wrestling career, he was a two-time All American and was ranked number two in the nation his junior year.
Jason is married to wife Liane and the couple has three boys Layton 13, Jagger 4, and Bowen 2.
The Ponca City Public School District is proud to announce that the latest news and information from the district is now available on smartphones and mobile devices with a new Mobile Communications App launched on Tuesday, October 17, 2017! The district is partnering with Blackboard to expand its communications outreach with a mobile app that is now available in the online iTunes® and Google Play® app stores for free. For the complete article Click Here!
The Ponca City School District is the 20th largest district in Oklahoma, with over 5,000 students attending 11 fully accredited schools. Our schools attract the finest teachers because of the district's commitment to excellence in education, one of the highest salary schedules in the state, and our facilities.
The district is known as a leader in the state, if not the nation, for the professional development provided to the employees. The district takes pride in having 13 Nationally Board Certified teachers and 28% of teachers with advanced degrees. Ponca City's ACT scores are continually above state and national averages. Ensuring the success of each individual student is the district's primary responsibility, resulting in the district being a leader in the development and implementation of full-day early childhood programs, after school tutoring, mentoring, summer school and alternative school programs.
In addition to strong academic programs, students have many opportunities to participate in fine arts, athletics and leadership programs, encouraging personal and social development beyond the classroom. Ponca City School District's relationship with the community sets it apart from other districts. Over the past 10 years, citizens have passed over $85 million in bond issues. Our citizens are proud of our schools and are committed to making sure that our students have what they need for the 21st century.
July 25, 2017
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM 9th grade football parent player meeting
10:00 AM Softball Scrimmage @ Pawnee
10:00 AM Softball Scrimmage @ Bartlesville
5:00 PM V/JV Softball vs Bristow @ Home
If you know of a child age 3-21 who may need special education services please contact: Zuri Mayo Training Skills Lab Union Elementary School 580-767-8037
Help Us Help Them!
Special education services for children with disabilities ages 3 to 21 are available for residents of the Ponca City School district through the Ponca City Public Schools. For more information call Zuri Mayo, the Child Find Coordinator, at (580) 767-8037 or the Director of Special Education Services at (580) 718-3816.