By providing equitable access to a world class education, every Oklahoma City Public Schools student will graduate ready to fulfill their unique purpose in a healthy, vibrant community.
Every day, Oklahoma City Public Schools will ignite a passion for learning in every child, invite families to engage, and inspire respectful and trusting relationships with our diverse community.
Oklahoma City Public Schools (OKCPS) is a multi-cultural district serving approximately 45,000 students. Our students are educated throughout 55 neighborhood elementary schools, 16 secondary schools, 2 alternative schools and 16 charter schools located within 135.5 square miles in the center of Oklahoma.
We employ just over 4,600 administrators, teachers, and support personnel who serve a student population which is comprised of 2% Asian, 3% Native American, 14% Caucasian, 22% African American, and 54% Hispanic individuals.
Additionally, 18,000 of our students are bilingual and 13,000 are English Language Learners. Our students and their families represent many different languages; top two being English with 59% and Spanish with 39%.
OKCPS offers special education programs across the district to serve the 12% of our population with disabilities or special needs.
OKCPS is a CEP district which means every student eats free breakfast and lunch every day. We serve approximately 45,000 meals daily (including breakfast and lunch).
We transport an average of 12,000 students daily to and from school.