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Educational opportunities for kids abound in the Oklahoma City metro. Our Education Guide helps parents sort through the endless options by highlighting incredible private schools and learning programs in OKC, Edmond, Norman, Moore, Yukon and beyond. Find private schools, preschool programs, field trip options and educational enrichment opportunities as well as other non-traditional, educational options like online and charter schools to discover the educational opportunities near you.

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  • Back to Earth is a new, nature-based educational program serving Oklahoma City. Inspired by the desire to nurture children as whole beings, the curriculum strives to ground children through rhythm and movement while making space for the child’s natural sense…

  • Casady School, a premier PreK3-12 private school in the heart of Oklahoma City, offers a rigorous, college-preparatory curriculum committed to deeper-level learning and a focus on the whole child: mind, body and spirit. The school believes in developing excellence, confidence…

  • A public charter school system that promotes science, mathematics and educational technology. Visit doveschools.org for more information about their five campuses in OKC and three campuses in Tulsa. I love this school! The teachers and the staff are extremely nice…

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    Petting Zoos and Zoo-2-U programs promise a tactile, hands-on, interactive experience with exciting and exotic creatures including lemurs, sloths, otters, kangaroos, crocodiles, tarantulas, kinkajous and more. Petting Zoos are also an amazingly effective tool to discuss and explain the important…

  • Harding Fine Arts Academy is a diverse, arts-integrated public charter school. Enrollment is tuition-free through a lottery system with no entrance requirements. The school offers an emphasis in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) curriculum and a robust list…

  • The Harn Homestead is a popular field trip destination where students can 'Step Back in Time' to the early days of Oklahoma Territory. With six historic buildings including a Queen Anne style Victorian, a 1904 Dairy Barn, a replica 1890's…

  • MSDI trains students ages 3 to adult in ballet, tap, jazz, modern, African, pointe and hip hop. Classes are held in the fall and spring with dance camps held each summer. The studio is dedicated to enabling students of every…

  • Mount St. Mary Catholic High School offers a tailored, personalized educational experience that meets students where they are and helps them become the people God has called them to be. The school is built on the foundations of faith, compassion…

  • At the new, state-of-the-art Oklahoma Contemporary, visitors explore art and creativity through exhibitions, performances and educational programs for all ages. This multidisciplinary contemporary arts organization is an inclusive space with most exhibitions and programs offered for free. Along with exhibitions…

  • The Oklahoma Hall of Fame (OHOF) preserves Oklahoma’s unique history while promoting pride in our great state. Through free educational and cultural programs as well as exhibits at the Gaylord-Pickens Museum, the organization honors the state’s rich tradition by telling…

  • An outreach ministry of the Quail Springs United Methodist Church seeking to serve families with children ages 2 months through 4 years by providing a fun and safe environment that develops spiritual, academic, social and physical skills. Call for a…

  • Science Museum Oklahoma’s field trip rate is $7 per person, which includes all of the museum’s exhibits, art galleries and gardens along with Kirkpatrick Planetarium and Science Live shows. One chaperone is free with every 10 students. Boxed and group…

  • Trinity is the only school in the Oklahoma City metro solely dedicated to educating students with diagnosed learning differences such as autism, ADHD, dyslexia, dysgraphia and dyscalculia. Trinity also serves students with auditory and sensory processing issues, anxiety and developmental…

  • Founded in 1963, Westminster is an informal, child-centered school where children and teachers know each other well and respect each other as individuals. The school serves students in grades PreK(3)-8th and offers an educational experience in which questions are encouraged,…

  • Wonder Nature School has been a godsend to our family. Our PreK daughter loves school, especially ‘science day.’ We have seen her grow a lot both academically and emotionally and like the fact that she has a small class size,…

  • The Academy of Classical Christian Studies is Oklahoma City’s only full-service PreK-12 classical Christian school, providing a trans-denominational offering of multiple models of classical Christian education to more than 800 students on three campuses across the Oklahoma City metro. Their…

  • A STEAM and liberal arts-integrated school focused on character, social and cultural awareness, work ethic and entrepreneurship. PreK to 12th grade. 2022 Family Favorites Finalist - Charter School

  • A premier school of its kind in the state, Classen School of Advanced Studies within Oklahoma City Public Schools ensures all students learn at high levels to become high-quality, academically prepared, global citizens through dynamic educational opportunities. 2022 Family Favorites…

  • Offers a one-of-a-kind quality education, including partnerships and access to many downtown OKC amenities, to an economically and racially diverse group of students in downtown OKC. PreK to 7th grade. 2020 & 2022 Family Favorites Finalist - Charter School 2021 Family…

  • Mixed-age, holistic program that nurtures children in an environment that encourages creativity, problem-solving and teamwork. Their Toddlers in the Garden Program lets kids spend time outside in nature, playing and exploring. 2022 Family Favorites Finalist - Preschool