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Character | Content | Competency | Community



The Advanced Science and Technology Education Charter (ASTEC) Schools became Oklahoma’s first start-up charter school in 2000, founded by Dr. Freda Deskin. The school began with just 100 middle school students and quickly grew to include a high school with a combined enrollment of more than 1,000 scholars, plus a waiting list of several hundred.

ASTEC is a Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (S.T.E.A.M.) school in which student scholars have technology as a core subject everyday in engaging classrooms where the liberal arts are fully integrated. In addition to these core subjects, ASTEC values character, manners, proper etiquette, social and cultural awareness, a strong work ethic and entrepreneurship. Learn more about ASTEC here.

About ASTEC Charter Schools

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Chromebooks, textbooks, soccer uniforms, library books, and any other loaned materials should be returned no later than Monday, June 15th.

Many families are finding themselves in difficult situations through no fault of their own. ASTEC would like to announce that our Food Pantry will be open during school hours, 8:30 a.m -4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, beginning March 30. The pantry is stocked with breakfast items, snacks, canned goods, soup and crackers, spaghetti, along with other various items like toilet paper for families in need.


Please call the school at 405-947-6274

to schedule a time to pick up food. 

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ASTEC has mailed current scholars the "Intent to Enroll" form. Parents are to sign the pre-enrollment form and return it to the school in the self-addressed, stamped envelope provided.  The complete enrollment packet for next year will be sent once the pre-enrollment are received. Click here to learn more about enrolling into ASTEC. 

Coronavirus  & ASTEC Charter School

To be the leader in empowering and inspiring learners to their highest potential

ASTEC Elementary School offers a safe, creative and nurturing environment for children in Pre-K through 5th grade. 


Our administrators and faculty hold Bachelor’s, Master's and Ph.D. degrees 

and are trained in the best instructional practices. This means that our teachers 

use developmentally appropriate lessons in a positive and engaging manner to encourage collaboration. 


Children gain a substantive knowledge of math, language, social studies, science, 

technology and the arts. Lessons focus on growing and acknowledging the whole child and adapting the learning to each individual child. Our goal is to bring more joy to education and ignite children’s imaginations so they are stimulated to discover meaningful passions of their own and develop a love of life-long learning.

  • Full-Day Kindergarten

  • Half-Day Pre-K

  • Free Pick-Up & Drop-Off​

  • Small Classes

  • STEAM Focused

  • Creative, Hands-on Learning

  • Problem Solving and Critical Thinking

  • ​One-to-One Computers

  • Family Oriented 

  • Music, P.E. and Art

  • Accredited and Sponsored

For help, please call (405) 947-6273

ASTEC Important Dates

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MS Orientation - Tuesday, 8/11

HS Orientation - Tuesday, 8/18

First Day of school MS/HS - Team Black - Monday, August 24

First Day of school MS/HS - Team Gold - Tuesday, August 25 

Labor Day - 9/7

Middle/High Virtual Open House - 9/24

Fall Break - 10/22-23

Parent/Teacher Conferences - 11/3

Thanksgiving Break - 11/25 - 27

Winter Break - 12/21 - 1/1

Classes Resume - 1/5/21

ASTEC Elementary School

Opening September 8th