Broken Arrow welcomes students to new elementary school

By: Preston Jones

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BROKEN ARROW - Quick  Facts:

  • Timber Ridge Elementary School welcomed students Thursday for the very first time
  • An $18.6 million bond from 2015 funded the new school
  • It has room for 900 students, though only 600 currently attend
  • Timber Ridge boasts the city's largest English Language Learns program; about 30 percent of Timber Ridge students utilize the program 
  • The gym doubles as a FEMA-certified safe room capable of holding all students and faculty 

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