Edmond Public Schools, Oklahoma

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Edmond Public Schools
Edmond, Oklahoma
Edmond Public Schools seal.jpg
District Profile
Superintendent:David Goin
Enrollment:21,344
Graduation rate:97.5%
Number of schools:23
Budget: $136.1 million[1]
Website:School Home Page
Board of Education
Board president:Jamie Underwood
Board members:5
Term length:5
Edmond Public Schools is a school district in Oklahoma that serves the city of Edmond, Oklahoma. It is the 4th largest school district in Oklahoma, serving 23,000 students in 24 schools in the 2013-2014 school year.[2] The school district had an operating budget of $136.1 million for the 2012-2013 school year.[1]

About the district

See also: Edmond Public Schools, Oklahoma
Edmond Public Schools is located in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma
Edmond Public Schools is located in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma. The county seat of Oklahoma County is Oklahoma City. According to the United States Census Bureau, Edmond is home to 81,405 residents.[3] Edmond is the fourth-largest school district in Oklahoma, serving 21,344 students during the 2010-11 school year.[4]

Demographics

Edmond outperformed in comparison to the rest of Oklahoma in terms of higher education achievement in 2012, median household income and percentage of residents living above the poverty level. The United States Census Bureau found that 50.7% of Edmond residents aged 25 years and older had attained a Bachelor's degree compared to 23.2% for Oklahoma as a whole. The median household income in Edmond was $71,216 compared to $44,891 for the state of Oklahoma. The poverty rate in Edmond was 10.6% compared to 16.6% for the entire state.[3]

Racial Demographics, 2010[3]
Race Edmond (%) Oklahoma (%)
White 82.6 75.5
Black or African American 5.5 7.6
American Indian and Alaska Native 2.6 9.0
Asian 3.2 1.9
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.1 0.2
Two or More Races 4.2 5.8
Hispanic or Latino 5.1 9.3

Party Affiliation, 2013[5]
Party Registered Voters  % of Total
Democratic 168,098 41.32
Republican 180,350 44.33
Independent 58,358 14.34

Note: The United States Census Bureau considers "Hispanic or Latino" to be a place of origin, not a race. Therefore, the Census allows citizens to report both their race and that they are from a "Hispanic or Latino" place of origin simultaneously. As a result, the percentages in each column of the racial demographics table will exceed 100.0%. Each column will add up to 100.0% after removing the "Hispanic or Latino" place of origin percentages.[6]

Superintendent

David Goin has served as the Superintendent of Edmond Public Schools since 1999 and plans on retiring after the 2014-15 school year. He was recently named Edmond Citizen of the Year by the Edmond Area Chamber of Commerce. He previously served the district as Director of Elementary Education. He earned his Bachelor's degree from Abilene Christian University and earned his Master's and doctoral degrees from the University of Oklahoma.[7]

School board

The Edmond Public Schools School Board is composed of five members each serving five year terms.[8]

Edmond School Board
Member District Term Ends
Jamie Underwood Zone 3 2018
Kemp Cole Zone 5 2015
Stephanie Bills Zone 4 2014
Lee Ann Kuhlman Zone 1 2016
Kathleen Duncan Zone 2 2017

School board elections

See also: Edmond Public Schools elections (2014)

Members of the Edmond Public Schools Board of Education are elected to five-year terms. There was no primary election and the general election was held on February 11, 2014.[9] One seat was up for election in 2013 and one seat was up for election in 2014.

Public participation in board meetings

The Board of Education maintains the following policy regarding public participation in board meetings[10]

Purpose: At the commencement of each regular meeting of the Board, a period of fifteen (15) minutes

shall be set aside to enable the public to address the Board. As a general rule, there will be no public participation at special or emergency meetings of the Board.

No more than three (3) minutes will be allotted per speaker. The time allowed for any one issue will be divided among the people who sign up to speak on such issue. If an excessive number of speakers have registered, the President shall determine the number, order and time allowed for those desiring to address the Board.

The President of the Board shall recognize speakers who have registered to speak, maintain proper order and decorum, and set and control individual time limits for speakers. All persons addressing the Board shall conduct themselves in an appropriate manner. Persons who cause a disruption or disturbance of a Board meeting shall be warned once by the Board President that such disruption or disturbance may result in eviction from the Board meeting. If the person continues such disruption or disturbance, the Board President may contact the appropriate law enforcement agency and/or request that the person be removed from the Board meeting. In addition, the person may be charged with any possible criminal violations for the disruption or disturbance if the District decides to pursue such charges.

The Board, in its sole discretion, may dispense with this segment of the meeting when it deems necessary or appropriate and proceed directly to the official business of the Board without public participation. Members of the public shall not be recognized or allowed to be heard or participate at any other time during the meeting or while the Board is conducting its official business.

As the purpose of this section is to hear the comments, concerns and opinions of patrons, Board members and administrative staff shall not respond to questions from the public. All patron requests for information regarding the District should be made to the District's administrative offices rather than during Board meetings. Board members may, however, ask questions they deem appropriate and may refer any questions they have to the Superintendent for comment or later report to the Board.

No person who has publicly announced or filed as a candidate for public office may use the public comment portion of the Board meeting as a forum for campaigning.

• Public Comments to the Board Pertaining to Action Items on the Board’s Agenda

Revised: 03-01-04 Policy #1200 Revised: 9-2-08 3 of 3 Adopted 09-02-97 The following guidelines shall apply to the public participation segment of the Board meeting relative to ACTION ITEMS set on the Board Agenda and shall be enforced.

A. Anyone desiring to address the Board shall register with the clerk not less than fifteen (15) minutes before the meeting is called to order and shall provide, in writing, the following information:

1. Name and address. 2. The organization for which they are appearing or with whom they are affiliated. 3. The agenda items which they wish to address. 4. The action or relief, if any, they are requesting from the Board. [11]

Budget

The Edmond Public School District's budget is published on its website.[1]

Expenditures by Category
School Year Staff Expenses Student Services Operational Expenses Debt Service Other Budget Total
Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget
2012-2013 $99,605,628 73.2% $10,374,385 7.6% $25,896,677 19% $0 0% $253,794 0.2% $136,130,484
Averages: $99,605,628 73% $10,374,385 8% $25,896,677 19% $0 0% $253,794 0% $136,130,484

Teacher salaries

Edmond Public Schools employed 1,130 K-12 teachers during the 2011-12 school year. Teacher salaries are categorized based on higher education achievement, professional development and years of service. A teacher with a Bachelor's degree can earn higher salaries by pursuing graduate courses with raises at credit intervals. The salary schedule also accounts for graduate degrees by providing higher starting salaries and greater potential salaries. The following table details the salary schedule negotiated between the district and the Edmond Teachers Association for 2013 through 2014:[12]

Salary structure
Degree level Minimum salary ($) Maximum salary ($)
BA 34,416 49,931
BA + 16 34,716 50,259
MA 35,453 51,008
MA + 16 35,753 51,336
MA + 30 36,085 51,668
Doctorate 36,802 52,417

Schools in Edmond Public Schools

Enrollment

Edmond Public Schools served 23,000 students in 24 schools in the 2013-2014 school year.[2]

District schools

Edmond Public Schools operates 23 schools listed below in alphabetical order:[13]

Edmond Public Schools
Name
Angie Debo Elementary
Boulevard Academy
Centennial Elementary
Central Middle
Charles Haskell Elementary
Cheyenne Middle
Chisholm Elementary
Cimarron Middle
Clegern Elementary
Clyde Howell Elementary
Cross Timbers Elementary
Frontier Elementary
Ida Freeman Elementary
John Ross Elementary
Memorial High
North High
Northern Hills Elementary
Orvis Risner
Russell Dougherty Elementary
Santa Fe High
Sequoyah Middle
Summit Middle
Sunset Elementary
Washington Irving Elementary
West Field Elementary
Will Rogers Elementary

Academic performance

The Oklahoma Department of Education issues an annual A-F School Report Card for each school district in the state. This annual report takes into account student achievement, overall student growth and bottom quartile student growth. The student achievement category accounts for 50% of the grading formula and tracks student performance on standardized tests in five categories. These testing categories are English, math, science, U.S. history and writing. The overall student growth category accounts for 25% of the grading formula and compares test results from the previous year to the current year. The bottom quartile student growth accounts for 25% of the grading formula and analyzes progress by students in the bottom 25% of test performers from the previous year.

Edmond Public Schools received an overall grade of 92 for a A- on the 2012-2013 report card.[14] The state of Oklahoma received an overall grade of 71 for a C- on the 2012-2013 report card.[15] The following tables compare the 2012-2013 A-F School Report Card from Edmond Public Schools to the state's report card:[16]

Student Achievement

Student Achievement results, 2012-2013
Subject District Performance Index State Performance Index District Letter Grade State Letter Grade
Reading/English/English III 88 73 B C
Math/Algebra I/Algebra II/Geometry 87 72 B C
Science/Biology I 73 54 C F
U.S. History 93 77 A C
Writing 70 56 C F
Overall Grade 84 69 B D


Overall Student Growth results, 2012-2013
Subject District Performance Index State Performance Index District Letter Grade State Letter Grade
Reading/English II 91 79 A C
Math/Algebra I 89 78 B C
Overall Grade 90 79 A C


Bottom Quartile Student Growth results, 2012-2013
Subject District Performance Index State Performance Index District Letter Grade State Letter Grade
Reading/English II 72 59 C F
Math/Algebra I 69 59 D F
Overall Grade 71 59 C F

Contact information

Edmond Public Schools seal.jpg
Edmond Public Schools
1001 W. Danforth Rd
Edmond, OK 73003-4801
Phone: (405) 340-2800

See also

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Edmond Public Schools, "General Fund Budget," accessed December 10, 2013
  2. 2.0 2.1 Edmond Schools.net, "EPS Facts," accessed February 4, 2014
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 United States Census Bureau, "Edmond, Oklahoma," accessed January 15, 2014
  4. National Center for Education Statistics, "ELSI Table Generator," accessed January 14, 2014
  5. Oklahoma, "MESA - Current Registration Statistics by County," accessed January 15, 2014
  6. United States Census Bureau, "Frequently Asked Questions," accessed April 21, 2014
  7. Steve Gust NewsOk.com, "Edmond schools superintendent announces his retirement," January 17, 2014
  8. EdmondSchools.net, "School Board," accessed February 4, 2014
  9. Oklahoma, "Generic Calendar for Filing Campaign Contributions and Expenditure Reports(C-1's)," accessed January 14, 2014
  10. Edmond Public Schools, "Public Participation," accessed February 4, 2014
  11. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
  12. Edmond Public Schools, "Agreement between Edmond Public Schools and Edmond Teachers Association," accessed February 4, 2014
  13. EdmondSchools.net, "School Directory," accessed February 4, 2014
  14. Oklahoma Department of Education, "A-F Report Card: Oklahoma City Public Schools," accessed February 4, 2014
  15. Oklahoma Department of Education, "A-F Report Card: Statewide," accessed February 3, 2014
  16. Oklahoma Department of Education, "A-F School Report Cards," accessed February 3, 2014