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Midwest City-Del City Schools, Oklahoma

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Midwest City-Del City Schools
Oklahoma County, Oklahoma
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District Profile
Superintendent:Dr. Pam Deering
Enrollment:14,753 students
Graduation rate:98.8%[1]
Number of schools:26
Budget: $91.2 million
Website:School Home Page
Board of Education
Board president:Le Roy Porter
Board members:5
Term length:5
Midwest City-Del City Schools is a school district in Oklahoma that served 14,753 students during the 2010-2011 school year.[2] This district is the ninth-largest by enrollment in the state of Oklahoma.

About the district

Midwest City-Del City Schools is located in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma
Midwest City-Del City Schools is located in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma. The county seat of Oklahoma County is Oklahoma City. Oklahoma County is home to 741,781 residents, according to the United States Census Bureau.[3]


Oklahoma County outperformed the rest of Oklahoma in terms of higher education achievement in 2012. The United States Census Bureau found that 29.3% of Oklahoma County 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 Oklahoma County was $45,082 compared to $44,891 for the state of Oklahoma. The poverty rate in Oklahoma County was 17.8% compared to 16.6% for the entire state.[3]

Racial Demographics, 2012[3]
Race Oklahoma County (%) Oklahoma (%)
White 71.8 75.5
Black or African American 15.7 7.6
American Indian and Alaska Native 4.1 9.0
Asian 3.2 1.9
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.2 0.2
Two or More Races 5.0 5.8
Hispanic or Latino 15.8 9.3

2013 Party Affiliation, Oklahoma County[4]
Party Registered Voters  % of Total
Republican 180,350 44.33
Democratic 168,098 41.32
Independent 58,358 14.35


The superintendent of Midwest City-Del City Schools is Dr. Pam Deering, whom the board appointed to the position on March 12, 2012. Before taking the position, Deering served in the Fort Worth Independent School District as an educator and with the Oklahoma Department of Education as an administrator. She spent time as a financial administrator with both Oklahoma City Public Schools and Moore Public Schools before joining the Midwest City-Del City school district in 1995. Prior to her appointment, Deering served as an executive director, assistant superintendent and deputy superintendent. She earned her B.S. degree in Elementary Education from East Central University, her M.Ed. degree in Supervision and Special Education from Texas Women’s University and her Ph.D. in Education Administration-Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Oklahoma.[5]

School board

Midwest City-Del City Schools is overseen by a five-member board, all of whom are elected to five-year terms.[6]

Midwest City-Del City Board of Education
Member District Term Ends
David Bibens Ward 1 2016
Tim Blanton Ward 2 2017
Jimmie Nolen Ward 3 2018
James F. Howell Ward 4 2019
Le Roy Porter Ward 5 2015

School board elections

See also: Midwest City-Del City Schools elections (2014)

Members of the Midwest City-Del City Board of Education are elected to five-year terms. One seat was up for election in 2014 and one seat will be up for election in 2015.


The table below displays the budget for Midwest City-Del City Schools:[7]

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
2008-2009 $67,333,158 73.8% $7,833,837 8.6% $15,870,938 17.4% $48,290 0.1% $101,710 0.1% $91,187,933
Averages: $67,333,158 74% $7,833,837 9% $15,870,938 17% $48,290 0% $101,710 0% $91,187,933

Teacher salaries

Midwest City-Del City Schools employed 893 K-12 teachers during the 2011-2012 school year.[1] 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. The salary schedule also accounts for graduate degrees by providing higher starting salaries and greater potential salaries. The current salary schedule is not available, but the following table details the salary schedule negotiated between the district and the Mid-Del Association of Classroom Teachers for 2013-2014:[8]

Salary structure
Degree level Minimum salary ($) Maximum salary ($)
BA/BS 30,743 49,413
BA/BS + 20 30,977 50,854
MA/MS 31,911 54,391
MA/MS + 30 32,285 59,108
Ph.D. 33,213 60,545

Schools in Midwest City-Del City Schools


Midwest City-Del City Schools serves 14,753 students. Midwest City-Del City Schools does not publicly archive enrollment data.[2]

District schools

Midwest City-Del City Schools operates 26 schools listed below in alphabetical order:[9]

Midwest City-Del City Schools
School Name
Alternative Academy
Barnes Elementary School
Carl Albert High School
Carl Albert Middle School
Cleveland Bailey Elementary School
Country Estates Elementary School
Del City Elementary School
Del City High School
Del Crest Middle School
East Side Elementary School
Epperly Heights Elementary School
Highland Park Elementary School
Jarman Middle School
Kerr Middle School
Midwest City High School
Monroney Middle School
Parkview Elementary School
Pleasant Hill Elementary School
Ridgecrest Elementary School
Schwartz Elementary School
Soldier Creek Elementary School
Sooner Rose Elementary School
Steed Elementary School
Tinker Elementary School
Townsend Elementary School
Traub Elementary School

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.

Midwest City-Del City Schools received an overall grade of 75 for a C on the 2012-2013 report card.[10] The state of Oklahoma received an overall grade of 71 for a C- on the 2012-2013 report card.[11] The following tables compare the 2012-2013 A-F School Report Card from Midwest City-Del City Schools to the state's report card:[12]

Student Achievement results, 2012-2013
Subject District Performance Index State Performance Index District Letter Grade State Letter Grade
Reading/English/English III 75 73 C C
Math/Algebra I/Algebra II/Geometry 73 72 C C
Science/Biology I 55 54 F F
U.S. History 79 77 C C
Writing 56 56 F F
Overall Grade 70 69 C D

Overall Student Growth results, 2012-2013
Subject District Performance Index State Performance Index District Letter Grade State Letter Grade
Reading/English II 79 79 C C
Math/Algebra I 76 78 C C
Overall Grade 78 79 C C

Bottom Quartile Student Growth results, 2012-2013
Subject District Performance Index State Performance Index District Letter Grade State Letter Grade
Reading/English II 55 59 F F
Math/Algebra I 54 59 F F
Overall Grade 54 59 F F

Contact information

Midwest City-Del City Schools seal.png

Midwest City-Del City Schools
7217 S.E. 15th Street
Midwest City, OK 73110
Phone: 405-737-4461
Fax: 405-739-1615

Website evaluation

Last rated on September 2, 2012.

Taxes N
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Budget P
Meetings P
Elected Officials P
Administrative Officials P
Contracts P
Public Records
Background Checks N
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Transparency grading process

The good

  • Budget
    • Some past budgets are listed.[7]
  • Meetings
    • Meeting agendas are available and archived for three years.[13]
    • Meeting minutes are archived.[13]
  • Elected officials
    • School board members are listed with names.[13]
  • Administrative officials
    • Some administrative officials are listed, but there is no individual contact information.[5]
  • Contracts
    • Current bid opportunities are posted.[14]
    • Teacher agreement is posted.[8]
  • Audits
    • Audit reports are published and archived for 3 years.[15]

The bad

  • Taxes
    • No current information on taxes is available
  • Budget
    • The current budget is not available.
  • Meetings
    • Current meeting minutes are not available
    • There is no meeting calendar available.
  • Elected officials
    • No contact information is available for board members.
  • Contracts
    • Contracts over $10,000 are not posted.
  • Public records
    • No information is posted on how to file an open records request.
  • Background checks
    • No information on required background checks is available.

See also

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