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District profile


1 – PreK Learning Center - Learning Tree Academy


17 Elementary Schools

Almor West
Carriage Hills
Crosby Park
Hugh Bish


Pat Henry
Pioneer Park
Sullivan Village
Woodland Hills

4 Middle Schools -   

Central Middle School                   
Eisenhower Middle School
MacArthur Middle School
Tomlinson Middle School

3 High Schools - 

Eisenhower High School
Lawton High School
MacArthur High School

1 Virtual Academy -
Lawton Virtual Academy

4 Alternative Schools - 

Gateway – Douglas School
ROAR – Eisenhower High School
WRAP – Lawton High SchoolMac Road – MacArthur High School

2019 student enrollment

Four guiding principles

Student and teacher measures

District highlights



  • $142 million in community support through three ballot measures (2014-2017)
  • 2015 District of Distinction - District Administration Magazine
  • Army Community Service Exceptional Family Member Program
  • Special Education Services
  • English Language Learners Program
  • Advanced Placement (AP) and Pre-AP
  • Gifted and Talented Program
  • STEM District & Community
  • Academic All-State Recipients
  • Extended Day services (elementary)
  • Project Lead the Way Initiative
  • Full Day Pre-K at all elementary schools
  • Great Expectations Education Foundation Program
  • National School of Character - Eisenhower High School & MacArthur High School
  • U.S. News & World Report Bronze Medal High School - Lawton High School
  • National Merit Finalists & AP Scholars
  • Alliance for a Healthier Generation - Freedom Elementary (Gold National)
  • 2016 State 5-A Wrestling Champions - MacArthur High School
  • 2015 State 6A Boys Basketball Champions - Eisenhower High School
  • 2014 State 5A Football Champions - MacArthur High School
  • 2014 State 6A Football Runner-Up - Lawton High School
  • 2012 National Math and Science Initiative School of the Year - Eisenhower High

SCHOOL SAFETY & SECURITY Cellphone clipart

  • The Lawton Public Schools Police Department provides full police services to all LPS students and employees twelve months a year. In addition to police services, the Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training (CLEET) accredited police department provides physical security for LPS property and event security for after-hours functions.
  • LPSPD has an elementary marshal assigned to every school.
  • The district has STOPit! Students can submit confidential and anonymous
  • reports containing text, photos, or video.
  • Oklahoma School Security Institute Tipline
  • Teen Council
  • Security systems at all LPS sites

Extracurricular Activities



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Lawton Public Schools will be a premier school district in the state of Oklahoma. Every student will graduate, and all students will finish high school with college, career-tech, or work experience.


Lawton Public Schools prepares career-bound citizens.


Career-Bound Citizens: We equitably serve our students' needs as career-bound citizens.
Shared Professional Ideals: We celebrate our diversity within a culture of shared professional ideals.
Communication, Collaboration, and Transparency: We foster investment in LPS through communication, collaboration, and transparency.
Healthy and Fit Lifestyles: We promote healthy and fit lifestyles as we learn, do, and teach.

Comprised of 27 educational sites in the heart of Southwest Oklahoma, this Premier school district operates on four guiding Principles: Preparing Career Bound Citizens; sharing professional ideals; promoting healthy lifestyles; and advocating communication, collaboration and transparency. Lawton Public Schools is Oklahoma’s ninth largest district and serves approximately 15,000 students.

Investing in both student and teacher, Lawton Public Schools sets the standard of academic excellence in Southwest Oklahoma. In keeping with the mission of preparing career-bound citizens, LPS offers a wide-range of extra-curricular activities, community partnership opportunities and topics of study at each grade level.

The recent passing of the $99.5 million Lawton Student Investment Program bond shows the unwavering support for students. The current projects – replacement of Eisenhower Middle School, addition of functional safe rooms in seven elementaries, upgrades in areas of technology and equipment, as well as, new textbooks for four core subjects areas – are all possible because of the commitment from our community.

Committed to excellence and education, educators, parents and partners proudly unite each day in the common goal of exhilarating and motivating young minds.

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NON-DISCRIMINATION It is the policy of the Lawton Independent School District to provide equal opportunities without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, qualified disability, or military veteran status in its educational programs and its employment practices. This includes, but is not limited to, admissions, educational services, financial aid, employment, as well as provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Inquiries concerning application of this policy may be referred to the District Compliance Officer. Compliance Officer C/O Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources John Shoemaker Education Center 753 N. W. Fort Sill Boulevard Lawton, Oklahoma 73507 (580) 357-6900, Ext. 254 All District publications will include the statement of nondiscrimination. Anyone having a written complaint concerning discrimination should make it in writing and mail it to the District compliance officer at the above address. The compliance officer will then conduct an investigation of the complaint and refer it to the Grievance Committee, composed of six members from the certified staff of the Lawton Public Schools. Any person dissatisfied with the decision of the committee will have the right to appeal the decision to the Board of Education.