Overview

About Us

Mission Statement

The Moore Public School District creates a safe environment for all students in an atmosphere of open communication and mutual respect. We engage students in stimulating academic challenges and in positive social interaction so they will become contributing members of society.

Location/Community

Moore Public Schools is the third largest school system in the state, with a student population of more than 21,000. The district encompasses 159 square miles in Moore and south Oklahoma City, south of 82nd Street.
 
  • Population of District: 95,855
  • Households: 35,271
  • Population by Race (estimated)
    • Black 8%
    • Asian & Pacific Islander 5%
    • Hispanic 10%
    • Alaskan or American Indian 11%
    • Caucasian 69%
  • Average Household Income: $54,602

Moore Public Schools is divided into school attendance areas. Students enroll in the school dictated by their residence. (For more information about enrollment, please go to enrollment.) The district includes:

  • 3 High Schools (grades 9-12)
  • 5 Junior High Schools (grades 7-8)
  • 23 Elementary Schools (grades pre-K-6)
  • Five Vista Alternative Academies

Moore Public Schools is accredited by the

  • Oklahoma State Department of Education
  • North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (10-12)
  • Oklahoma Department of Vocational Education

Financial Facts

  • District estimated General Fund Budget: $136,046,899, Building Fund $5,012,329 and Child Nutrition Fund $7,779,000
  • Budgeted per pupil expenditure: $6,122.00

Employees (Approximate numbers as of January, 2010)

  • Total: 2,328
  • Certified teachers and administrators: 1,410
  • Support personnel: 918
  • Certified staff has an average of 13 years experience with more than 500 advanced degrees.
  • Student to teacher ratio is 18 to one.
  • Average teacher compensation: $42,141.84
(See employment information for further details.)
 
Enrollment (As of February 6, 2014)
  • Elementary: 13,047
  • Junior High: 3,486
  • High School: 6,366
  • Total: 22,899

Student Performance ( Source: State Office Accountability 2005 Report)

MPSState Average
Average GPA of High School Seniors (2009)3.053.0
ACT Participation (Class of 2009)72.4%66.5%
Average ACT Score (Class of 2005)22.1% 20.8%
 
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