Sallisaw Public Schools
Sallisaw Public Schools
All children in the Sallisaw Public Schools will start school ready to learn. Our high school graduation rates will increase to at least 95 percent. All students will demonstrate competency over challenging subject matter including English, mathematics, science, foreign languages, civics and government, and every school in our district will insure that all students learn to use their minds well, so they may be prepared for responsible citizenship, future learning, and productive employment in our state's modern economy. The Sallisaw teaching force will have access to scientifically-based research programs for the continued improvement of their professional skills and the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills needed to instruct and prepare all Sallisaw students for the next century. Sallisaw students will be literate and will possess the knowledge and skills necessary to compete in a global economy and exercise the rights and responsibilities of citizenship. Sallisaw Schools will be free of drugs, violence, and unauthorized presence of firearms and alcohol and be educated in learning environments that are safe, drug free and conducive to learning. Sallisaw schools will promote partnerships that will increase parental involvement and participate in promoting the social, emotional, and academic growth of children. Number of employees: 231 Number of Administrators: 8 Number of Certified Teachers: 138 Master's Degree: 60 Doctorates: 0 Average years of teaching experience: 15 Support Personnel: 84 Rate of students attending college: 57% Number of school sites: 4 Sallisaw High School- 9th-12th grade Tommie Spear Middle School-6th-8th grade Eastside Elementary School- 3rd-5th grade Liberty Elementary School-K-2nd grade Accreditation: 1. North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. (all four sites) District Enrollment: 2170 District Size: 136 square miles
The mission of the Sallisaw Public Schools is to empower all students to make educated choices and meet challenges of the future as productive citizens.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Sallisaw Public Shcools is an Equal Opportunity Employer “IT IS THE FUNDAMENTAL POLICY OF THE SALLISAW PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT I-001, TO PROVIDE EQUAL OPPORTUNITY IN ALL OF ITS OPERATIONS AND IN ALL AREAS OF EMPLOYMENT PRACTICE AND TO ASSURE THAT THERE SHALL BE NO DISCRIMINATION AGAINST ANY EMPLOYEE OR APPLICANT ON THE BASIS OF AGE, RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, SEX, NATIONAL ORIGIN OR ANCESTRY, MARITAL OR VETERAN STATUS, OR THE PRESENCE OF NON-JOB-RELATED MEDICAL CONDITION OR HANDICAP. EMPLOYEES OF THIS DISTRICT ARE REQUIRED TO COMPLY WITH THE PROVISIONS OF TITLE VI OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT AND TITLE IX OF THE 1972 EDUCATIONAL AMENDMENTS. AN OPPORTUNITY WILL BE AVAILABLE DURING THE SELECTION PROCESS FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES TO ADVISE THE DISTRICT OF ANY NEED FOR REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION.” TITLE IX COORDINATOR IS GARY GUNTER, 1206 E. CREEK, SALLISAW, OK 74955, (918)-775-9194.