Moore, OK Public Schools Bring Excellence to Education

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About Moore Public Schools

The Moore School District has been providing high quality education to students in the metropolitan area of Moore and south Oklahoma City for more than 100 years.  The principles that guide this district include high student achievement, outstanding instruction, and strong community involvement.  Success in these areas continues to make Moore one of the state's finest school systems.

Moore Public Schools offers pre-K through 12th grade in the suburban areas of Moore and south Oklahoma City. With a student population of about 20,000, the system is the third largest in the state. It encompasses 28 schools in 159 square miles. Through the years, the district has maintained a tradition of high student achievement, outstanding instruction, and strong community support.

The staff of some 2,200 employees includes about 1,250 certified personnel who have an average of 13 years of experience and more than 500 advanced degrees. The low student to teacher ratio of 18 to one demonstrates the district's commitment to providing a place where children can receive special attention as well as be encouraged to reach their potential.

 

Moore Public School Report Card

In grade 3-8, instructional exams reveal that more than 84% of all students score in the "satisfactory" or "advanced" categories for all subjects. In the "End of Instruction" tests,  57% of students scored "Satisfactory" or "Advanced" in Algebra,  69% of students scored "Satisfactory" or "Advanced"in Biology, 84% of students scored "Satisfactory" or "Advanced"in English, and 86% of students scored "Satisfactory" or "Advanced"in US History. 13.8% of students in the Moore Public School system participate in Gifted or Advance Placement classes, while 12.2% of students participate in Special Education programs.

75% of parents attended their child's Parent-Teacher conference, and averaged  2.1 volunteer hours per student.

 

Recent Bond Election Passes with Huge Margin

The recent Bond Election passed with over a 73% approval! Some of the projects that will be advanced with this $69,900,000 funding include:

Building two elementary schools, one to be located on the east side of the school district and one to be located on the west side of the district, including, but not limited to, constructing, equipping, and providing instructional materials and furnishings - $24,860,000

Improving the existing Moore High School, located at 300 N. Eastern, to include, but not limited to, constructing and equipping a fine arts center - $12,000,000

Improving the existing Westmoore High School, located at 12613 S. Western, to include, but not limited to, constructing and equipping a new gymnasium, band room, and athletic facilities for wrestling - $10,000,000

Paving district wide to include, but not limited to, repairing paving, as funds will allow, and as needed throughout the district - $750,000

Roofing to include, but not limited to, repairing/replacing roofing, as funds will allow, and as needed throughout the district - $1,023,500

Remodeling to include, but not limited to, remodeling portions of the existing school facilities, including restrooms, common areas, and/or classroom space, as funds will allow, and as needed throughout the district - $1,005,000

Repairing/replacing fencing, as funds will allow, and as needed throughout the district - $611,000

Providing lighting and sound equipment, as funds will allow, and as needed throughout the district - $2,100,500

Acquiring equipment and materials for instructional programs, as funds will allow, and as needed throughout the district - $2,570,000

Acquiring athletic supplies and equipment to be used as needed throughout the district - $300,000

Purchasing and installing computers, computer software and computer-related equipment at all district school locations, including, but not limited to, purchasing and installing additional external security cameras, upgrading existing fire and security hardware throughout the district, and providing automatic defibrillators throughout the district and for checkout at offsite activities - $12,997,500

Purchasing and installing equipment for the district's Child Nutrition Program, as funds will allow, and as needed throughout the district - $557,500

Purchasing transportation equipment to include, but not limited to, one or more of the following: a) route buses; b) trucks; and c) transportation-related equipment such as security cameras for buses - $1,125,000

 

For more information on Moore Public Schools, go to http://www.mooreschools.com

 

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