40th Anniversary

1984 – 2024:

Celebrating 40 Years of Service

This year, the Oklahoma City Public Schools Foundation celebrates 40 years of impact since it was founded in 1984. The past four decades have brought significant change to public education in Oklahoma, and the OKCPS Foundation has remained a loyal and active partner through it all. The Foundation continues its work to ensure that Oklahoma City Public Schools students and teachers get the support they need and deserve.

Below, you’ll find key highlights and statistics about the widespread impact our Foundation has had in Oklahoma City Public Schools since its inception. For a deeper dive into the history of the OKCPS Foundation, click here.

Over 44 Million Minutes Logged During Reading Challenges

Over 67,000 Students Completed Reading Challenges

Over 60,000 Books Distributed through the On the Go! Book Bus

100% of OKCPS Schools With a Little Library on Campus

Over $1.3 Million Raised for Participant Tuition + Fees

81 Current Total Pipeline Program Participants

25  Graduates

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Nearly 18,000 DonorsChoose OKCPS Projects Funded

Over $11.2 Donated to OKCPS DonorsChoose Projects

 $130,000 raised to purchase

approximately 6,500 coats each year

110 Members inducted to the Wall of Fame