Located in the third largest city in Oklahoma and near the University of Oklahoma, NPS serves nearly 16,000 students in pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade. Led by state and nationally distinguished Superintendent Dr. Joseph Siano since 2000, it is the eighth largest school district in the state, yet has the among the highest number of National Merit Semifinalists and Finalists, U.S. Blue Ribbon Schools, Oklahoma Reward Schools and National Board Certified teachers. Both U.S. News & World Report and Newsweek magazine have named the districts' high schools among the top 5 percent nationally.
In any given year, NPS earns State Championships in various athletics, fine arts and academic events.
Norman Public Schools Mission Statement: In partnership with the community, the Norman Public Schools ensure academic excellence; create safe, positive schools; and develop responsible citizens.
Approved by the Norman Board of Education on June 17, 1996.