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John Rex Charter School - Oklahoma City, OK

John Rex Charter School

John Rex Charter School

John Rex Charter School opened its doors in 2014. It utilizes the best elements of a public-private educational partnership to provide an exemplary learning environment for students. It offers a one-of-a-kind, quality education to an economically and racially diverse group of students.

This unique charter school places students in the heart of the Oklahoma City for daily exposure to the culturally rich amenities that are only available in downtown OKC. Expanded opportunities within walking distance of the campuses including multiple performing and arts organizations, city and county government offices, many corporate partners, access to most of OKC's distinct districts, plus numerous cultural and sports-related resources.

The vision of John Rex Charter School is to be nationally recognized as a premier PK-7 learning center that equips students to excel at their life's passions.

John Rex Charter School

500 W Sheridan Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK, 73102-5001

(405) 587-8100

Ms. Heather Zacarias, Principal at time of Nomination

Mrs. Lana Ingram, Current Principal

Charter School, Title I School

John Rex Charter School

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The mission of John Rex Charter Elementary School is to offer quality educational opportunities to children in the heart of downtown Oklahoma City.

Student Demographics

  • Black/African American: 23%
  • White: 40%
  • Hispanic: 18%
  • Asian: 4%
  • Native American: 4%
  • Two or more races: 12%