Charter Schools and Private Schools in Oklahoma City

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Oklahoma City and Edmond have great public school systems! But, if you are looking to explore options to your assigned public school, you have come to the right place.

Greater Oklahoma City Charter Schools

 

Advanced Science and Technology Education Charter (ASTEC) Schools

In 2000, the Advanced Science and Technology Education Charter (ASTEC) Schools became Oklahoma’s first start-up charter school. Today, the combined enrollment of the middle school and high school total 850 students.

ASTEC Charter Middle School
Grades 6-8
Sponsored by Oklahoma City Public Schools

www.asteccharterschools.com

Click here to see how ASTEC Charter Middle School was graded by the State Department of Education. 

ASTEC High School
Grades 9-12
Sponsored by Oklahoma City Public Schools

www.asteccharterschools.com

Click here to see how ASTEC High School was graded by the State Department of Education. 

Dove Public Charter Schools
Grades K-5
Grades 6-12
Sponsored by Oklahoma City Public Schools
www.dsaokc.org

Dove Science Academy Schools are high performing K-12 public charter schools focusing on math, science, engineering and computer technologies to provide opportunities for underserved communities. With a college acceptance rate of 100 percent, Dove Science Academy Schools have earned the reputation of providing a distinct, high-quality education.

Click here to see how Dove Science Academy K-5 was graded by the State Department of Education. 

Click here to see how Dove Science Academy 6-12 was graded by the State Department of Education. 

Epic One on One Virtual Charter School
Grades Pre-K-12
Sponsored by the Oklahoma Virtual Charter School Board
www.epiccharterschools.com

Epic One on One is a state accredited virtual public charter school open to all students residing in the state of Oklahoma. The educational program is based on the instructional needs of each students, offering personalized education.

Click here to see how Epic One on One Virtual Charter School was graded by the State Department of Education. 

Harding Charter Prep High School
Grades 9-12
Accredited by the State of Oklahoma, the Advanced Ed/North Central Association and AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) certified
www.hardingcharterprep.org

Hardin Charter Prep works to provide its students with an academically challenging, educational experience through an advanced placement curriculum. The school has been named one of the Best High Schools by U.S. News.

Click here to see how Harding Charter Prep High School was graded by the State Department of Education. 

Harding Fine Arts Charter School
Grades 9-12
Sponsored by Oklahoma City Public Schools
www.hardingfinearts.org

Harding Fine Arts Academy is a college preparatory high school focused on the integration of arts and academics. In additional to math, english, science and social studies, students also choose from electives including dance, music, theatre or visual arts.

Click here to see how Harding Fine Arts Charter School was graded by the State Department of Education. 

Independence Charter Middle School
Grades 6-8
Sponsored by Oklahoma City Public Schools
www.icmsokc.com

Independence Charter Middle School offers curriculum to provide each student with an academically challenging and equitable educational experience. The school works to teach its students about safety, respect, and accountability through Core Knowledge Curriculum, team teaching, and dynamic interactive student, parental, and community involvement. 

Click here to see how Independence Charter Middle School was graded by the State Department of Education. 

John Rex Charter Elementary School

John Rex Charter Elementary School, Oklahoma City’s first downtown charter school, opened in August 2014. The school provides quality education to an economically and racially diverse group of students from Pre-Kindergarten through 4th grade and will move up to 6th grade within the next few years. As many as 500 students could be enrolled when the school reaches capacity at the 6th grade level.

www.johnrexschool.org

Justice Alma Wilson SeeWorth Academy
Grades 3-12
Sponsored by Oklahoma City Public Schools
www.seeworthacademy.org

SeeWorth Academy’s offers an accelerated programs where students work at their own individual pace through an individual plan of study.  

Click here to see how Justice Alma Wilson SeeWorth Academy was graded by the State Department of Education. 

KIPP Reach College Preparatory
Grades 5-8
Sponsored by Oklahoma City Public Schools
www.kipp.org

The Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP) is a college preparatory public middle school with a track record of preparing students in underserved communities. 

Click here to see how KIPP Reach College Preparatory was graded by the State Department of Education. 

Santa Fe South Early Childhood
Pre-Kindergarten
Sponsored by University of Oklahoma
www.santafesouth.org

Santa Fe South Elementary at Penn Avenue
Grades K-5
Sponsored by University of Oklahoma
www.santafesouth.org

Click here to see how Santa Fe South Elementary was graded by the State Department of Education.

Santa Fe South Elementary at Western Hills
Grades K-5
Sponsored by University of Oklahoma
www.santafesouth.org

Click here to see how Santa Fe South Elementary was graded by the State Department of Education. 

Santa Fe South High School
Grades 9-12
Sponsored by Oklahoma City Public Schools
www.santafesouth.org

Click here to see how Santa Fe South High School was graded by the State Department of Education. 

Santa Fe South Middle School
Grades 7-8
Sponsored by Oklahoma City Public Schools
www.santafesouth.org

Click here to see how Santa Fe South Middle School was graded by the State Department of Education. 

Santa Fe South 6th Grade Center
Grade 6
Sponsored by Oklahoma City Public Schools
www.santafesouth.org

Stanley Hupfeld Academy at Western Village
Grades EC-5
Sponsored by Oklahoma City Public Schools
www.wvacademy.com

The Stanley Hupfeld Academy at Western Village was the state’s first elementary public charter school. The school currently serves 320 students.

Click here to see how Stanley Hupfeld Academy at Western Village was graded by the State Department of Education. 

Greater Oklahoma City Private Schools

Along with quality public schools, Greater Oklahoma City has a variety of private schools that offer world-class educations. Below is a list of the Greater Oklahoma City private schools who are members of the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber.

The Academy of Classical Christian Studies

The Academy of Classical Christian Studies is Oklahoma City’s only full-service PreK-12 classical Christian school, providing a transdenominational offering of multiple models of classical Christian education to over 500 students from more than 300 families from over 75 churches on 3 different campuses across the Oklahoma City metro.

www.theacademyok.org

Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School

Bishop McGuinness is a co-ed college preparatory school that provides a Catholic secondary education for students grades 9 through 12. The school incorporates faith and values into all aspects of learning, living and service. The school teaches both secular and religious matters. The school serves more than 600 students with approximately 150 students in each grade level. The student to teacher ratio at Bishop McGuinness is 14:1. The school is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and the Oklahoma Department of Education.

www.bmchs.org

Casady School

Casady School was founded in 1947 and sits on 80 acres in northwest Oklahoma City. Casady is an independent, Episcopal, co-educational, college preparatory school. The school believes in a comprehensive program of competitive athletics, physical education and activities that lead to creativity, responsibility, teamwork, respect for others and leadership. The school educates nearly 900 students from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade. Casady is accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), the National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES) and the Southwestern Association of Episcopal Schools (SAES).

Quick Facts:

  • 61 percent of faculty hold advanced degrees
  • 8:1 student-teacher ratio
  • In 2015, Casady awarded nearly $1.5 million in financial aid to 20% of its student population
  • 65 to 70 percent of Casady graduates attend colleges and universities outside Oklahoma
  • 100 percent college placement rate
  • More than 25 clubs and activities
  • Before and after school programs

www.casady.org

Christ the King Catholic School

Christ the King Catholic School was founded in 1949 and educates students from pre-kindergarten through 8th grade. The school is affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church and serves nearly 400 students. The student-to-teacher ratio at Christ the King is 15:1.

www.ckschool.com

Christian Heritage Academy

Christian Heritage Academy was founded in 1972 and educates students from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade. Located in Del City, the school serves more than 650 students and is affiliated with the Baptist church. The student-to-teacher ratio at Christian Heritage Academy is 13:1. The school utilizes the Principle Approach that places an emphasis on higher order thinking skills, organizational and study skills, research and formal writing assignments. The school is an accredited member of the Association of Christian Schools International.

www.cha.org

Heritage Hall

Heritage Hall is an independent, co-educational, college preparatory school that educates nearly 850 students from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade. Founded in 1969, the school sits on a 97-acre campus in northwest Oklahoma City and practices a philosophy stressing a balanced approach to education that is tailored to the strengths of each student. The school is accredited by the Independent School Association of the Southwest (ISAS). The student-to-teacher ratio is 8:1.

Quick Facts:

  • 45 percent of faculty have advanced degrees
  • $2 million annual financial aid budget
  • 26 clubs and organizations beyond athletics

www.heritagehall.com

Life Christian Academy

Life Christian Academy is an interdenominational, co-education school which offers curriculum integrated with Biblical principles. The school was founded in 1977 and educates nearly 400 students from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade. The student-to-teacher ratio is 12:1. Life Christian Academy is an accredited school by the International Christian Accrediting Association and is fully recognized by the Oklahoma State Board of Education.

Quick Facts:

  • 40 percent of faculty have advanced degrees
  • Average class size: 15

www.lifechristianacademy.com

Mount St. Mary Catholic High School

Mount St. Mary Catholic High School was founded in 1903 – the oldest high school in Oklahoma – and serves more than 300 students from 9th through 12th grade. This co-educational school is located in south Oklahoma City and provides an intensive, college preparatory education built on the Advanced Placement (AP) curriculum. The school is affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church.

www.mountstmary.org

Oklahoma Christian School

Oklahoma Christian School was founded in 1970 and is an independent, co-educational school. The school educates about 930 students from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade and teaches a Biblically-integrated, college preparatory curriculum. The school is accredited by the Association of Christian Schools International. The student-to-teacher ratio at Oklahoma Christian is 14:1.

www.ocssaints.org

Providence Hall

Providence Hall is a co-educational, classical Christian school that was founded in 2004. Located in Edmond, the school educates nearly 50 students from pre-kindergarten through 8th grade. The school is accredited by the Association of Classical and Christian Schools (ACCS). The student-to-teacher ratio at Providence Hall is 5:1.

(405)-478-2077

Rosary School

Rosary School has been educating children in Oklahoma City since 1927. Located in the historic Gatewood neighborhood, Rosary was the first Catholic school in Oklahoma City and one of the first private schools in the state to win the U.S. Department of Education Blue Ribbon Award. The school educates students from Pre-K through 8th grade.

www.rosaryschool.com

Westminster School

Westminster School was founded in 1963 and is an independent, co-educational, nondenominational day school. The school educates nearly 550 students from pre-kindergarten through 8th grade. The student-to-teacher ratio is 10:1. Westminster is accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest, and the State of Oklahoma.

www.westminsterschool.org
**This information was taken directly from the Oklahoma State Dept of Education website. It is meant to be helpful information only. HomeTeam405 does not endorse or show preference to any education option**