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 2020-21, 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 a 4th & 5th Grade Center, 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:

Beginning in the fall of 2020, the elementary schools will host grades Kindergarten - 3rd.  Rose Union Elementary also hosts all of our Pre-Kindergarten students.
Deer Creek 4th & 5th Grade Center will host all 4th and 5th grade students. 
Deer Creek Intermediate will host 6th grade.
Deer Creek Middle School hosts 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 over 7100 students for the 2020-21 school year.
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