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OKC school district is a huge operation, needs your help

August 25, 2019

Oklahoma City Public Schools just completed its second week of the 2019-2020 school year. There have been a lot of changes for students, families, teachers and administrators.


Event kicks off school year for OKCPS staff

August 11, 2019

It has been said that the decision to believe is the most important decision we ever make.


Winter is coming and kids will need coats

July 28, 2019

The annual Coat-A-Kid fundraising drive is in full force, even though it is blazing hot and the thought of freezing temperatures is far from most everyone’s mind.


Initiative aims to place STEM Center in every OKC elementary school

July 14, 2019

Educators have been measuring the outcomes from STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) Centers for some time and have seen dramatic results in their ability to develop critical thinking skills as well as inspire an interest in further STEM education.


Partners in Action helps meet schools' needs

July 07, 2019

Merely saying thank you to the nearly 5,000 volunteers who dedicated 289,750 hours in Oklahoma City Public Schools classrooms during the 2018-2019 school year isn’t nearly enough.


Foundation for OKCPS Names Four Wall of Fame Inductees

June 27, 2019

The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools will induct four new members into the Wall of Fame on Nov. 18 at the 35th annual Wall of Fame Humanitarian Awards dinner.


OKCPS works to place new, cutting-edge STEM centers in all elementary schools

June 24, 2019

Oklahoma City Public Schools is working to place new, cutting-edge STEM Centers in all of its elementary schools.

Reports & Assessments


See what we've been doing

  • Every OKCPS Elementary School Outfitted with STEM Centers
  • When Basic Needs Aren't Met, it's Difficult for Kids to Learn
  • I Want to Teach at OKCPS
  • What We Need
  • Volunteers Make a Difference in OKCPS
  • The Need for Bilingual Teachers
  • OKCPS Teachers Take Care of their Students
  • 2019 OKCPS Teacher of the Year - Christina Kirk
  • Foundation Lifetime Service Award - Cliff Hudson
  • Christina Kirk | Rogers Middle School | Teacher of the Year Finalist
  • Katie Alsup | Belle Isle Enterprise Middle School | Teacher of the Year Finalist
  • Julio Fajardo | Capitol Hill Elementary School | Teacher of the Year Finalist
  • Monica Green-Griffin | Hillcrest Elementary | Teacher of the Year Finalist
  • Amanda Girdler | Kaiser Elementary | Teacher of the Year Finalist
  • Debra Cox | Buchanan Elementary | Teacher of the Year Finalist