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 46,000 students. Our students are educated throughout 55 neighborhood elementary schools, 16 secondary schools, 2 alternative schools and 15 charter schools located in a 135.5 square miles in the center of Oklahoma.
We employ approximately 4,600 administrators, teachers, and support personnel who serve a student population which is comprised of 2% Asian, 3% Native American, 14% Caucasian, 23% African American, and 53% Hispanic individuals.
Additionally, 35% of our students are English Language Learners. Our students and their families represent 52 different languages; top two being English with 63% and Spanish with 34%.
OKCPS offers special education programs across the district to serve the 15% of our population with disabilities or special needs.
84% of our students are considered economically disadvantaged.
OKCPS is a CEP district which means every student eats free breakfast and lunch every day. Our daily meals served is approximately 46,000 (including breakfast and lunch).
We transport an average of 12,000 students daily to and from school.
Our graduation rate for 2016-2017 was 75% and our students secured over 10 million dollars in scholarships.