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Fort Sill Schools: Day Care – High School (2022 Edition)
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Fort Sill Schools: Day Care – High School (2022 Edition)

Introduction

Welcome to Fort Sill, the home of the Fires Center of Excellence! This base is located in southwest Oklahoma near Lawton in Comanche County. Receiving PCS orders can be exciting, however, figuring out where your child will attend school can be daunting. Whether your child is in day care or heading off to high school let this guide take the stress out of searching. We’ve compiled a list of the best Fort Sill schools on and around the post.

Suggested Read: Fort Sill: In-Depth Welcome Center (2022 Edition)

Schools on Fort Sill

A great place to start when searching for a school in Fort Sill is reaching out to a School Liaison Officer (SLO). School Liaison Officers help families communicate with school districts and schools regarding education issues (to include school personnel understanding the impact of deployment stress on military students), provide transition support, and link students and families to education and post-secondary resources.

Military School Liaison Officer
4700 Mow-Way Road
BLDG 4700
Fort Sill, OK 73503
Phone: 1 (580) 442-2130

Fort Sill Day Care

The Fort Sill Child Development Centers are accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children – the nation’s leading organization of early childhood professionals. Only 8 percent of all preschools and other early childhood programs are accredited by the NAEYC. Fort Sill has four Child Development Centers.

1. Grierson Child Development Center (Grierson CDC)

4123 Bragg Road
BLDG 4123
Fort Sill, OK 73503
Phone: 1 (580) 558-4305

The Grierson CDC offers hourly care up to 24 hours per week, $5.00 per hour. Professionally trained staff, with strict adherence to health, safety, and facility standards and the philosophy of creating a safe, nurturing environment adds up to offering the finest child care available.

2. Cooper Child Development Center

4125 Bragg Road
BLDG 4125
Fort Sill, OK 73503
Phone: 1 (580) 558-5734

Cooper Child Development Center (Cooper CDC) provides quality care such as full day infant/ toddler, pre-school, before and after school Pre-k (Lawton Public School), and before and after kindergarten. Cooper also provided Small ratio groups sizes to address a child’s individual needs and concerns.

3. Tincher Child Development Center

4123 Bragg Road
BLDG 4123
Fort Sill, OK 73503
Phone: 1 (580) 558-4305

Full Day Care – TCDC offers full-day care for children 6 weeks to 6 years of age. The center offers trained staff, balanced meals, and age-appropriate developmental activities. Patron fees are determined by the total family income as directed by the Department of Defense Patron Fee Policy.

4. Family Child Care (FCC)

4700 Mow-Way Road
Inside the Welcome Center
BLDG 4700
Fort Sill, OK 73503
Phone: 1 (580) 442-2470

The Army FCC Program is a child care option provided on and off post by authorized military family members as independent contractors. FCC providers and their homes meet specific requirements and are certified by the installation. FCC providers pass stringent background checks and inspections and complete an extensive training program, to include oversight for activities and curriculum. FCC Homes are regularly visited and inspected by FCC staff, Child and Youth Services (CYS) inspection teams, and installation representatives to include fire, safety and health proponents.

Fort Sill Elementary School

Freedom Elementary School

Geronimo Rd.
Fort Sill, OK 73503
Phone: 1 (580) 713-0060

Grade: Pre-K – 5th

Freedom Elementary serves military children on Ft. Sill. The school community of students, teachers, and parents work together to produce lifelong learners. Their mission is to educate all students to achieve their highest level of academic performance, fostering the development of positive self-esteem, as well as creating healthy and fit career-bound citizens.

Fort Sill Middle School

Central Middle School

1201 NW Ft. Sill Blvd.
Lawton, OK 73507
Phone: 580-355-8544
Phone: 1 (580) 355-8544

Grade: 6th – 8th

Central Middle School is a vibrant, family-oriented school with a mission to inspire all students to achieve their optimal potential and to be productive citizens in today’s global society. Central Middle School promotes positive growth through excellence in education!

Fort Sill High School

Lawton High School

601 NW Ft. Sill Blvd.
Lawton, OK 73507
Phone: 1 (580) 355-5170

Grade: 9th – 12th

Lawton High School is named after Henry Ware Lawton who was a highly respected U.S. Army officer who served with distinction in the Civil War, the Apache Wars, the Spanish–American War. Lawton High has approximately 1,400 students in grades 9-12 with a wide range of diversity. They have 160 teachers and staff members. In 2016 and 2017 Lawton High was recognized, with bronze, as one the Best High Schools by U.S. News & World Report.

Schools Near Fort Sill

Schools Near Fort Sill

Lawton Public Schools is a public school district based in Lawton, Oklahoma. This district serves most of the city of Lawton with three high schools, four middle schools, fifteen elementary schools, and two pre-kindergarten centers. They also offer three Virtual Schools if you wish to homeschool your child.

Elementary Schools Near Fort Sill

1. Almor West Elementary

Lawton Public Schools
6902 SW Delta
Lawton, OK 73505
Phone: 1 (580) 536-6006

Grade: PK – 5th

In June, 1997, Almor West was recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a National 1996-1997 Blue Ribbon School. In May 2011, Almor West was recognized as a PBIS (Positive Behavior Intervention and Support) model school. Over the years, the enrollment has fluctuated from 250 students to as many as 460 students.

2. Carriage Hills Elementary

Lawton Public Schools
215 SE Warwick Way
Lawton, OK 73507
Phone: 1 (580) 248-6161

Grade: PK – 5th

The mission of Carriage Hills Elementary School is to develop leaders. To motivate, inspire, and challenge children to achieve excellence in learning and living by providing them with intelligent, honest, and sincere guidance and instruction so each child acquires academic competency and self-knowledge.

3. Cleveland Elementary

Lawton Public Schools
1202 SW 27th St.
Lawton, OK 73505
Phone: 1 (580) 353-8861

Grade: PK – 5th

The mission of Cleveland Elementary is to create a student centered learning atmosphere that will reflect a caring, connected community, set positive and high expectations, and provide opportunities for meaningful participation for student success.

4. Crosby Park Elementary

Lawton Public Schools
1602 NW Horton Blvd.
Lawton, OK 73505
Phone: 1 (580) 353-7107

Grade: PK – 5th

Build good character through knowledge in the mind, honesty in the heart and strength in the body. Crosby Park Elementary will strive to live in friendship and harmony and learn the joy of helping others. They will do their best every day, in every way to show the Crosby Park Attitude! They will provide encouragement, guidance and support for all students to reach their highest potential.

5. Edison Elementary School

Lawton Public Schools
5801 NW Columbia Ave.
Lawton, OK 73505
Phone: 1 (580) 536-4223

Grade: PK – 5th

Edison Elementary is home to the Superhawks! This school has 495 students. The school hours are from 0910 to 1555. Check their website for more information.

6. Eisenhower Elementary

Lawton Public Schools
315 SW 52nd St.
Lawton, OK 73505
Phone: 1 (580) 355-4599

Grade: PK – 5th

Eisenhower Elementary is a student-centered community that strives to provide a strong academic curriculum for its multicultural student population. We are proud to say that our students consistently perform at or near the top range in most subjects on the OSTP yearly.

Elementary Schools near Fort Sill

7. Hugh Bish Elementary

Lawton Public Schools
5611 Allan-A-Dale
Lawton, OK 73505
Phone: 1 (580) 355-4599

Grade: PK – 5th

The mission of Hugh Bish Elementary is to instill a love of learning and provide a nurturing environment where students will demonstrate academic growth to sustain proficiency in all academic areas while the staff models and promotes strong character traits in students to prepare them to become successful, career bound citizens.

8. Lincoln Elementary

Lawton Public Schools
601 SW Park Ave
Lawton, OK 73501
Phone: 1 (580) 355-4799

Grade: PK – 5th

Lincoln Elementary’s vision is to promote collaboration between staff, parents, students, and community in order to achieve academic and personal excellence. We strive to cultivate a safe learning environment, which fosters all students to achieve at their maximum potential and to develop into responsible, respectful, and caring students who are lifelong-learners prepared to meet the challenges of a culturally diverse society.

9. Pioneer Park Elementary

Lawton Public Schools
3005 NE Angus Place
Lawton, OK 73507
Phone: 1 (580) 355-5844

Grade: PK – 5th

Pioneer Park Elementary features a highly qualified staff that continually seeks to improve the educational experience for each student. Our goal is to help each student build a solid education foundation that they can use to become college and career ready citizens in the future.

10. Pat Henry Elementary

Lawton Public Schools
1401 NW Bessie Ave
Lawton, OK 73507
Phone: 1 (580) 355-2617

Grade: PK – 5th

Pat Henry Elementary serves students in grades K through 5 and we also have 3 self-contained autism classes, and we house the Student Adjustment Center for elementary school students. We have a very nice library/media center with an inventory of over 18,000 books of which 5,700 books are in the Accelerated Reader program.

11. Ridgecrest Elementary

Lawton Public Schools
1614 NW 47th St
Lawton, OK 73505
Phone: 1 (580) 355-6033

Grade: PK – 5th

Ridgecrest Elementary is instituting Positive Behaviors Interventions and Supports (PBIS) as a way to support and recognize their students. They are teaching the students to be amazing HAWKS by being Helpful, Accountable, Wise, Kind, and Safe.

12. Sullivan Village Elementary

Lawton Public Schools
3802 SE Elmhurst Lane
Lawton, OK 73501
Phone: 1 (580) 355-0800

Grade: PK – 5th

Sullivan Village Elementary is committed to providing a safe, positive learning atmosphere that will challenge students to strive for scholarship, leadership, and citizenship.

Elementary Schools near Fort Sill

13. Whittier Elementary

Lawton Public Schools
1115 NW Laird
Lawton, OK 73507
Phone: 1 (580) 355-5238

Grade: PK – 5th

Whittier Elementary is inspired by a rich tradition of excellence, and is committed to the shared responsibility of preparing all learners for productive, responsible leadership in an ever-changing world as college and career bound citizens.

14. Woodland Hills Elementary

Lawton Public Schools
405 NW Woodland Drive
Lawton, OK 73505
Phone: 1 (580) 536-7991

Grade: PK – 5th

Woodland Hills Elementary will prepare well-educated, productive, and career-bound students by providing quality data-driven instruction in a safe and orderly environment.

Middle Schools Near Fort Sill

1. Eisenhower Middle School

Lawton Public Schools
5702 West Gore Blvd
Lawton, OK 73505
Phone: 1 (580) 353-1040

Grade: 6th – 8th

At Eisenhower Middle School, the mission is to teach the whole child to become a caring, successful, and informed citizen through a partnership involving students, staff, parents, and community. We are dedicated to providing a safe, stimulating, and developmentally appropriate learning environment where each student may enhance academic skills, build self-reliance, and strengthen a sense of responsibility to self and others as foundations for future success.

2. MacArthur Middle School

Lawton Public Schools
510 NE 45th
Lawton, OK 73507
Phone: 1 (580) 353-5111

Grade: 6th – 8th

MacArthur Middle School our mission is to advocate for our students to help them become productive citizens of good character. We will foster our students’ natural curiosity and love for learning to build a strong foundation as life-long learners and responsible citizens. The school boasts a very proud tradition of Scot Pride, which is evident as you walk through the school.

High Schools near Fort Sill

High Schools Near Fort Sill

1. Eisenhower High School

Lawton Public Schools
5202 West Gore Blvd.
Lawton, OK 73505
Phone: 1 (580) 355-9144

Grade: 9th – 12th

The mission of Eisenhower High School is to promote integrity, knowledge and excellence. They do so by holding high standards in academics, participation in activities, and exemplary behavior. This school has been awarded a Promising Practice in National Schools of Character and is working steadily toward designation as Oklahoma School of Character.

2. MacArthur High School

Lawton Public Schools
4400 E. Gore Blvd
Lawton, OK 73501
Phone: 1 (580) 355-5230

Grade: 9th – 12th

MacArthur High School staff and students will strive to continue that excellence in everything we do and represent MacArthur in a positive way within the community and the state of Oklahoma.

Charter Schools Near Fort Sill

1. Comanche Academy Elementary

1701 NW Taft Avenue
Lawton, OK 73507
Phone: 1 (580) 699-3347

Grade: PK – 5th

Comanche Academy is a placed-based elementary School where the Comanche (Numunu) Culture language instructional format, will nurture strong, compassionate bilingual young people who are committed to their personal and community health, wellness, relationships and progress.

2. Bishop Public School

Bishop Public School District
2204 SW Bishop Rd
Lawton, OK 73505
Phone: 1 (580) 353-4870

Grade: PK – 5th

The vision is to provide all students in every classroom an opportunity to learn. All faculty and staff will set high expectations of achievement and clear standards of conduct for all students. The mission is to educate all students to become independent, lifelong learners and responsible citizens. Bishop School is accredited by the Oklahoma State Department of Education.

Private Schools near Fort Sill

Private Schools Near Fort Sill

1. Trinity Christian Academy

902 SW A Ave
Lawton, OK 73501
Phone: 1 (580) 250-1900

Grade: PK – 8th

Trinity Christian Academy has a staff that is dedicated to giving your child the best education possible while feeding their Spiritual needs as well. The classes are not crowded, providing a closer student to teacher ratio than public schools and most private schools.

2. Lawton Christian Elementary School

2 Crusader Dr
Lawton, OK 73505
Phone: 1 (580) 536-9810

Grade: PK – 8th

Lawton Christian School takes very seriously its mission to educate the whole child in terms of his mind, body, and spirit. The faculty and staff of LCS have pledged to give of themselves, their time, and their gifts in the daily implementation of a Christian education.

Day Care Near Fort Sill

Choosing a day care is top priority when moving to a new duty station. Luckily, there are many in-home, private day cares, and preschools in Lawton. Only you know what is best for your child. Here’s a list of resources to help you in making that decision. Winnie is a wonderful resource for vetting day care facilities in your area, as well as Care.com. Don’t underestimate the value of Yelp reviews and make sure to visit the day care facility and take a tour whenever possible. Don’t forget to check out the Child Development Center on post.

Conclusion

Fort Sill is a tight knit community whose motto is to train soldiers and to train them well. When it comes to day care or high school that same motto can be applied to your children. Finding the right school should be easy with plenty of options to satisfy your changing needs. If you still have questions, reaching out to the School Liaison Officer on post is a great way to start. If you need some extra help during school closure time, Tutor.com has military families covered. Go to https://military.tutor.com/home for more information!

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