ARDMORE DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
410 W MAIN ST • ARDMORE, OK 73401
(580) 223-6162 • Fax: (580) 223-7825


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Public schools

The City of Ardmore has two public school districts – Ardmore and Plainview. Most graduating seniors go to college, while most of the remaining graduates enter the workforce.

Public school districts in Ardmore
  Ardmore Schools Plainview Schools
Number of public schools    
Elementary schools, K-6 5 2
Middle schools, 7-8 1 1
High schools, 9-12 1 1
Totals 7 4
Enrollment    
Totals 3,011 1,367
Spending and teachers per student    
Instructional spending per student $3,950 $3,731
Student-teacher ratio 16:1 14:1
Achievement and testing    
Criterion Reference Test % Passing % Passing
Grade 3-Reading 86% 100%
Grade 3-Math 73% 97%
Grade 4-Reading 93% 100%
Grade 4-Math 75% 97%
Grade 5-Reading 85% 97%
Grade 5-Math 85% 100%
Grade 5-Science 79% 96%
Grade 8-Reading 88% 98%
Grade 8-Math 84% 100%
Grade 8-Science 94% 98%
High School Biology 72% 62%
End of Instruction Exams-Algebra 67% 97%
End of Instruction Exams-English II 86% 99%
ACT    
Percent of students taking test 66% 87%
Average score 20 22.1
SAT    
Percent of students taking test 2% 7%
Average score 1170 1244
Merit Scholarships    
Semifinalists 1 1
Finalists 1 1
Ratio per 100 graduates 0.6:100 1.4:100
High school graduates    
Attending college 60% 87%
Entering labor market 40% 13%
Mandatory competency testing? No No
Sources: Ardmore City Schools & Plainview School District

Private schools

Private schools in Ardmore
Number of private schools 3
Grades K-12
Enrollment 258
Teachers 45
Source: Ardmore Development Authority
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Dave Brenner,
Former Plant Manager, Michelin North America

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ARDMORE DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
410 W MAIN ST • ARDMORE, OK 73401
(580) 223-6162 • Fax: (580) 223-7825