Paoli Public Schools is located just east of Interstate 35 at exit 79 which is approximately 30 miles south of Norman, OK, and 150 miles north of Dallas, TX. It is located eight miles North of Pauls Valley, the county seat, on U.S. Highway 77.
With an enrollment of approximately 270 students, Paoli Public Schools offers a wide range of academic and extra curricular activities for its population of developmental kindergarten through twelfth grade students.
Paoli Elementary School includes developmental kindergarten through sixth grade. The needs of all students are addressed with programs in place for gifted and talented students, the average learner, and for the academically challenged.
Students are provided a range of educational experiences including the basic education program, electives, and athletic programs. A strong technical education program enables students to experience a variety of technical skills.
Rigorous requirements for graduation at Paoli High School better prepare students for educational or work experiences after high school. Through the library and computer labs, students have ready access to the Internet. Many Paoli High School students choose to attend the Mid-America Vocational Technology Center at Wayne, OK.
Paoli Public Schools has outstanding extra curricular programs to offer students. Our football team strives harder each year to be the top in the class C (eight man). Other athletics offered to students include girls softball, girls/boys track, and girls/boys basketball. Academic teams at the High School, Middle School and Elementary School are competitive.
Several special programs serve the students and community of Paoli. The Oklahoma Parent As Teachers and the Whitebead/Paoli OPAT serves families who have children 0 - 3 years of age. This program is designed to train parents in parenting skills to enable them to be more effective first teachers for their children.
Our cafeteria offers nutritional breakfast and lunch programs for students. Paoli Public Schools has an open campus at lunch, but many students choose to eat lunch in the cafeteria.
Paoli Schools' Board of Education, staff, and parents believe that ALL students can learn and will be provided the opportunity to learn.
- Learn as unique individuals with individual needs being served and reach their individual potential.
- Attend School in a safe environment, demonstrate self-discipline, and develop into productive, responsible citizens.
- Demonstrate basic skills in language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies.
- Develop technological skills.
- Demonstrate manners, love, compassion and demonstrate respect for themselves and others.
- Develop leadership and group membership skills.