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Choose Tulsa

We are making it easier for families to choose - and stay with - Tulsa Public Schools! Our improved enrollment system ensures that families have an easy and simple process to access the schools that are the best fit for their children.

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Budget Redesign

We are excited to work alongside our community to shape the future of Tulsa Public Schools as a place where families and educators choose to stay because the experience is unmatched in excellence.

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Attendance Matters

Be Here to Get There: Focusing on positive relationships in our schools, with students, parents, and community partners to improve attendance, graduation, and life success.

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BE INSPIRED. BE HERE.

Tulsa Public Schools teachers and support staff are making a difference and changing lives every day. We are hiring for the 2019-2020 school year. Are you interested in joining? Meet our team at one of our upcoming recruitment events.

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In The Spotlight

Shaping Our Future
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Shaping Our Future

We look forward to working alongside our team and community to shape the future of Tulsa Public Schools as a place where families and educators choose to stay because the experience is unmatched in excellence.

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Be Here.

Tulsa Public Schools teachers are the heart and soul of our work to prepare every student for the greatest success in college, careers, and life. Whether you're a certified teacher or looking to transition into teaching, we're eager for you to join our team of committed educators.

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Tulsa Teacher Corps
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Tulsa Teacher Corps

Tulsa Teacher Corps prepares aspiring teachers for the opportunity to join an extraordinary team of educators who work with our community and families to ignite the joy of learning and prepare every student for the greatest success in college, careers, and life.

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Our Core Values

Equity

Our diversity is a community treasure, and we must foster an inclusive environment by examining biases and resolving unfair practices. Valuing equity means that we must provide resources and supports matched to student need, for every student in every school.

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Equity

Character

We are honest, trustworthy and have high standards of behavior. We make decisions, take action and approach our work based on what is best for our students and their success. We do the right thing even when it is hard. 

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Excellence

Tulsa needs and expects world-class public schools. Achieving excellence means striving for it every moment of every day. It means sweating the small stuff while we focus on the big picture with determination and persistence.

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Team

We care for one another, support the personal and professional development of one another, and work together to improve our community. Together we celebrate success, learn from struggles and invest in the development of our teams and team members. 

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Joy

We foster exuberant classrooms, schools and places of work where children and adults pursue their passions and are relentlessly curious. Play is invaluable for students and adults alike. Joy at school and at work makes us more productive, because when we create, innovate and imagine, our motivation grows. 

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Tulsa Voices

"The teachers, I could tell they wanted me to succeed. They really showed that they cared and wanted me to have a better future."
Caleb Crawford graduated from Tulsa Learning Academy in 2019.

Caleb Crawford

Tulsa Learning Academy 2019 graduate

"Out of 49 years of my life, all but 11 years I've spent with TPS; either going to school or working at school. I work with great people."
Donna Garner is the 2019 Tulsa Public Schools Support Employee of the Year.

Donna Garner

2019 Tulsa Public Schools Support Employee of the year.

"It's family, and we wanted to be more a part of a family than we do an institution."
David Harris is a parent of a Tulsa Public Schools student.

David Harris

Tulsa Public Schools parent

“It’s what I’ve been wanting to do since I was in third grade. I chased my own dream and I couldn’t see myself doing anything else. I feel like I’m at home here.”
Lewis & Clark teacher Allison Miller.

Allison Miller

Teacher, Lewis and Clark Elementary School

“Every teacher here cares and wants to see every child succeed. Every grade counts and every day counts, and we want them to be here every day.”
Mark Twain teacher Shelley Humphrey

Shelley Humphrey

Teacher, Mark Twain Elementary

Fast Facts

Tulsa by the Numbers

*Numbers based on the 2018-2019 school year
39,105

Students Enrolled

6,441

Team Members

81

Schools and Charter Partners

1

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