Mustang Public Schools was named one of the top 100 workplaces in the state in 2017 by The Oklahoman.
The City of Mustang (12 square miles of the 69 square miles of the school district boundaries) made the list of 100 Best Places to live in 2017 by Money Magazine. Mustang was the ONLY Oklahoma city to make the list. Cities on the list offer a healthy economy, affordable homes and a high quality of life.
Mustang has over 11,500 students and over 1,400 employees
For the 2019-2020 school year, Mustang will have 16 school sites:
- 1 Pre-K and alternative education
- 8 Elementary
- 3 Intermediate
- 3 Middle
- 1 High School
In the Niche ratings, Mustang Public Schools ranked 32nd out of more than 500 school districts in Oklahoma. Mustang High School was ranked #41 of the best high schools in the state. Niche puts out an annual report on what they consider to be the best schools in America. The ratings are based on rigorous analysis of academic and student life data from the US Department of Education. Also included are test scores, college data and ratings collected from millions of Niche users.
Mustang reached a new rank in the upper echelon of school finance with a second increase in the district’s bond rating in the last two years. Standard & Poor's, a nationally recognized credit rating organization, upgraded the district's bond rating from AA- negative to "AA- rating with a stable outlook” in 2016. After reviewing the district’s financial stability and economic outlook plan in the spring, Standard & Poor’s upgraded the bond rating in May to AA.
Mustang has the only entirely student-led Relay for Life in Oklahoma, often raising $80,000 to $100,000 for the American Cancer Society.
At Mustang High School 52% of the students are enrolled in at least one fine arts program, with many of the students participating in multiple different fine arts. The programs are state and nationally recognized as premier programs and are built upon the superior foundation set at the elementary, intermediate, and middle school level.