Ralph Downs Elementary

We are the Ralph Downs Roadrunners.

We will accept all people as special and unique, and honor each individual.

Our strengths and weaknesses create a common bond.

We accept the responsibility for our behavior.

We will respect the learning and well being of others.

In all that we do, we will make positive choices.

We believe we have the power to be active learners.

What we learn today will help make us leaders in the future.

We accept the challenge to be the best we can be.

We are Ralph Downs Roadrunners.

We make a difference, one day at a time.


            APRIL 2-13

Please contact the school office for details,

          at 405-721-4431

Click below for information and dates for PreK Enrollment 18-19

2018-19 PreK Enrollment Information

Roadrunner Resort 

Click here for more information on our onsite after-school care.



At Ralph Downs Elementary, our teachers and staff are dedicated to providing all students with a safe and engaging learning environment. We are visionary leaders who are committed to serving our school community in the best way possible. We encourage our families to become involved as we strive to develop positive relationships that will help ALL students be successful in school. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me. My goal is to make it a great year as we do whatever it takes to ensure success!

Stephanie Wallace, Principal

Kay Patrick Ralph Downs Teacher of the Year!!

Kay Patrick has spent all of her 20-year teaching career at Ralph Downs Elementary. Members of her family have been students, parents, patrons and teachers in the Putnam City district for over 50 years.

Kay’s daughter Erica and her husband Joe now live in Tulsa.

Kay has a bachelor’s degree in geology from Principia College in Elsah, Illinois. She also has a masters degree in Early Childhood Education from UCO.

She is a native Oklahoman, but has also lived in St. Louis, Boston, and Salt Lake City. She loves to travel, and especially loves being in the outdoors. She also enjoys photography, crafts, gardening, and is an avid Thunder fan.