Ponderosa Elementary School
The goal for Bend-La Pine Schools staff members is to prepare all students to be future-ready. This means when they graduate, our students can:
The elementary school core curriculum focuses on the basics of reading, speaking, listening, language, writing, math, science, health, social studies, handwriting, art physical education, music, media and computer skills. Bend-La Pine Schools also strives for lower K-3 class sizes and provides additional academic support for students who need it.
Reading lays the groundwork for every subject a child will study in school. Bend-La Pine Schools is committed to ensuring that every student is able to read at grade level by third grade.