Public charter schools are an important piece of the Oklahoma Public Schools system, offering parents the opportunity to choose the school that best suits their child and can accommodate the specific needs that a parent or child requires to ensure a quality education. Public charter schools create competition which will strengthen the quality of public education across the state.
In Oklahoma, there are over 13,000 students currently enrolled in public charter schools and another 2,300 on waiting lists. 29 Oklahoma public charter schools serve students in 75 of the 77 counties. These schools focus on providing each child with the best education available and allowing them to reach their full potential.