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How Oklahoma schools are run

How Oklahoma schools are run
BY CARRIE COPPERNOLL ccoppernoll@opubco.com Published: April 8, 2013

Tuition: No

Transportation: Usually not provided

Enterprise

State Accreditation: Yes

State standardized testing: Yes

State academic standards: Yes

School boards: The school answers to the district board and also has a school-level board.

Admission: Admission is based on geography

Funding: Property taxes and state and federal funding

Staffing: Subject to district union contracts but some flexibility exists for staffing.

Tuition: No

Transportation: Provided

Magnet

State Accreditation: Yes

State standardized testing: Yes

State academic standards: Yes

School boards: The school answers to the district board.

Admission: Application or audition

Funding: Property taxes and state and federal funding

Staffing: Subject to district union contracts but some flexibility exists for staffing.

Tuition: No

Transportation: Sometimes provided

Alternative

State Accreditation: Yes

State standardized testing: Yes

State academic standards: Yes

School boards: The school answers to the district board.

Admission: Usually referral

Funding: Property taxes and state and federal funding

Staffing: Subject to district union contracts but some flexibility exists for staffing.

Tuition: No

Transportation: Sometimes provided

Private

State Accreditation: No

State standardized testing: No

State academic standards: No, though many do or subscribe to common standards outline by private school alliances.

School boards: The structure depends on the school.

Admission: Usually application

Funding: Tuition and private donors

Staffing: Determined by the school.

Tuition: Yes

Transportation: Sometimes provided