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The Split: How schools have fared

Justin Harper Modified: May 13, 2013 at 3:23 pm •  Published: October 31, 2008

By Justin Harper

jharper@opubco.com

 

If you read the story in today’s section about the split of the Moore school district you may wonder how such splits affected other schools. Here is a look at how several large schools fared after a school district split, with their season record the year the new school(s) opened:

Putnam City

1968: Putnam City West added. Record: 7-2-1

1978: Putnam City North added. Record: 7-5

Putnam City West

1978: Putnam City North added. Record: 12-1

Moore

1988: Westmoore added. Record: 2-8

2008: Southmoore added. Current record: 0-8

Edmond Memorial

1994: Edmond Santa Fe and Edmond North added. Record: 4-6

Norman

1998: Norman North added. Record: 5-5

Westmoore

2008: Southmoore added. Current record: 3-5

* Here is a look at how the new schools fared after opening:

Putnam City West

First season: 1968, 3-5-1

First winning season: 1969, 7-3

Best season: 1981, 14-0, Class 4A champions

Putnam City North

First season: 1978, 1-9

First winning season: 1979, 9-2

Best season: 1991, 14-0, Class 5A champions

Westmoore

First season: 1988, 4-7

First winning season: 1991, 8-6

Best season: 1991, 5A runner-up

Edmond Santa Fe

First season: 1994, 5-5

First winning season: 1995, 11-2

Best season: 2003, 12-2, Class 6A runner-up

Edmond North

First season: 1994, 3-7

First winning season: 1998, 6-5

Best season: 2003, 10-2

Norman North

First season: 1998, 2-8

First winning season: 2007, 9-3

Best season: 2007

Southmoore

First season: 2008, currently 2-6