History of Deer Creek

Deer Creek School District was founded in 1921.  The district was originally comprised of 13 one-room school houses which would later become the foundation of the current names of the Elementary Schools. The 13 one-room schools were Spring Creek, Union Rhodes, Rose Valley, Texas, Nebraska, Rosebud Advance, Prairie Bell, Kansas, Carpenter, McKinney, Higby, Lynch, and Cleveland.

The District is 72 square miles and includes portions of three counties, Oklahoma, Logan, and Canadian and two cities, Oklahoma City and Edmond.

In the fall of 2018-19, Deer Creek will have 5 Elementary Schools, Deer Creek Elementary, Prairie Vale Elementary, Rose Union Elementary, Grove Valley Elementary, and Spring Creek Elementary.  Deer Creek also has an Intermediate School, Middle School, and High School.

Several facilities are named after influential members of the Deer Creek community and school district.  Heflin Football Field is named after James Heflin who was a Band Director for Deer Creek Schools. Hundley Baseball Field is named after John Hundley who was a patron in the Deer Creek community.  Leroy Estes Gym-Mulitpurpose Facility was named after a teacher/coach for Deer Creek.

Deer Creek School District grades are configured as follows:

Elementary Schools is comprised of Kindergarten - 4th Grade students.
Rose Union Elementary is Pre-Kindergarten - 4th Grade. 
Deer Creek Intermediate is a 5th/6th Grade Center.
Deer Creek Middle School has 7th & 8th grade students.
The Freshman Academy consists of 9th grade students.
Deer Creek High School has 10th - 12th grade students.  

Deer Creek is known for its community centered atmosphere, excellent staff, strong parental involvement, and focus on the growth of students both academically and personally.  Deer Creek is the top school district in the State of Oklahoma and is proud of the many student accomplishments that occur each year. 

Deer Creek is expected to have approximately 6900 students for the 2019-20 school year.
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