Education Department releases Oklahoma school district A-F scores

As reported last week, Oklahoma City Public Schools scored an F on a report card released by the state Education Department on Friday.
by Tim Willert Modified: November 15, 2013 at 9:43 pm •  Published: November 15, 2013
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The Bethany, Deer Creek, Edmond and Oakdale school districts had reason to cheer Friday when the state Education Department officially released their A-F report cards.

The district cards were posted briefly by mistake and removed on Nov. 6, the same day as grade cards for individual schools were made public.

Friday, the Bethany and Deer Creek districts received a grade of A and the Edmond and Oakdale districts received a grade of A-.

Oakdale Superintendent Kim Lanier kept his district's grade — which improved from a B+ — in perspective and said there's always room for improvement.

“Not every school that gets an A is a perfect school and not every school that gets a D is a terrible school,” Lanier said. “It doesn't work that way. Sure we're happy, but we still have to keep having school.”

Two school districts in Oklahoma received a grade of A+: Reydon School District in Roger Mills County and the McCord School District in Osage County.

On the opposite end of the spectrum, the Crutcho, Oklahoma City, Millwood and Western Heights districts each received F grades. The Tulsa School District also received an F.

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by Tim Willert
Education Reporter
Tim Willert is a native Californian with Oklahoma ties who covers education. Prior to moving to Oklahoma in June 2011, he was as an editor for FOXSports.com in Century City, Calif., and reported on courts for the Los Angeles Daily Journal and...
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