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SCHOOLS For those of you with children, enrolling your kids in school is most likely on the top of your priority list. Finding the right school for your child is of great concern, and lucky for you, Enid has some great public and private schools. Here’s a breakdown of elementary, middle and high schools, both public and private. Public Schools in Enid Enid public schools consist of one high school, three middle schools and eleven elementary schools, which are commonly referred to as “neighbor- hood” schools. The district also has a nationally recognized alternative school, as well as an adult education center. In February 2010, more than $99 million in school bonds were approved to provide 2 new elementary schools, new buses, maintenance and new technology for Enid public schools. Expansion Management Magazine, in its Education Quotient ratings, has awarded a Blue Ribbon for academic excellence to the Enid Public School District. For more information, con- tact the Board of Education’s central office located at 500 S. Independence, call 580-366-7000 or visit them online at Chisholm public schools have a small school setting with a large school atmosphere. Chisholm High School, 4018 W. Carrier Road, offers all levels of core subjects and a wide variety of electives and advanced placement courses. Chisholm Middle School, built in 1996, is the newest build- ing in the Chisholm School District. Located at 4202 W. Carrier Road, CMS is home to grades six, seven and eight. Accelerated programs are of- 24 fered in math and English. Chisholm Elementary, located at 300 Colorado Avenue, provides instruction for pre- kindergarten through the fifth grade plus transitional first grade. Please contact the Office of Administration for further information, visit their website at or call 580-237-5512. Pioneer-Pleasant Vale schools are comprised of Pleasant Vale Elemen- tary, Pioneer Junior High School and Pioneer High School. The elementary campus is located at 6020 E. Willow, while the junior high and high schools are located six miles east of Waukomis on a county road commonly called the Pioneer Road. The combined enroll- ment of all schools is approximately 600. Information can be obtained by calling 580-758-3282. Other public schools in Garfield County are Waukomis public schools, 580-758-3247; Drummond public schools, 580-493-2271; Garber public schools, 580-863-2220; Kremlin- Hillsdale public schools, 580-874- 2284; and Covington-Douglas public schools, 580-864-7481. Private Schools in Enid With a few exceptions, Enid private schools mostly specialize in faith-based education. Here’s a list and a brief description of local private schools. Saint Joseph Catholic School is located on the south side of Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 110 N. Madison, offering pre-kindergarten through fifth grade. This school provides small classrooms, excellent leadership, and quality education in a Christian environment. The school information line is 580-242-4449 or visit their website at www.stfrancise-