2017 – 2018 Activities


  • There has been a 55% reduction in the number of 3rd graders that failed to be promoted to the 4th grade due to not passing the State mandated readiness test or qualified for an exemption over a 2 year period.
  • In the summer of 2017 of the 22 “at risk” students that attended the BHS Transition Courses, 21 were promoted to the 10th In the summer of 2018 we had 38 students attend the BHS Transition Course.
  • After school tutoring was continued at ALL Bartlesville Schools.
  • 350 Students attended either math or English after school tutoring at Madison or Central. Numbers were reduced because a policy change allowed students to obtain tutoring during the day during their study hour. This was very popular.
  • 140 students received 3rd grade and 62 2nd graders attended after school tutoring in reading.
  • 407 students Pledged to read over the summer, and 1,078 attended small group meetings.
  • 450 students attended afterschool tutoring at the High School in math, science, and English. 50% of these students were economically disadvantaged. Numbers were reduced somewhat because of the start of dual scheduling for those students that took makeup classes.
  • Watch Dog (dad’s involvement) was continued at Madison and Wilson and one additional school is scheduled to start in 2018. (Hoover)
  • 350 students attended teacher-led Art Camp at the Boys and Girls Club. Another 100 students attended a science-oriented field trip to the Oklahoma Aquarium.
  • 300 students attended Transition Camps at Central, Madison and the High School. The 38 students that attended the High School Transition Camp was primarily directed toward “at Risk” students.
  • 241 students attended 3 one week STEM Camp at Tri-County Tech with 91 “high risk” students receiving scholarships.  Business support was strong outlining the types of education needed to be succeeding in various careers.  This was a 33% increase in campers and 37% increase in the number of scholarships.
  • Over 3,300 students participated in at least one aspect of BEP activities. This is approximately an 18% increase in the number of students participating.
  • BEP supported the Educational Summer Programs of the Boys & Girls Club of Bartlesville by providing funds for their summer instructors. BPS employees were utilized. Their educational programs were attended by over 300 students and they provided 294 hours of educational programs and 294 hours of STEM type education.
  • 92 BPS and 17 Tri-County Tech teachers participated in BEP educational efforts and received hourly compensation with benefits, and over 100 volunteers helped in the schools.

Total involvement:
Tutoring at Bartlesville School’s          987 students
Summer Reading                                 1,000 students
Summer STEM                                         241 students
Summer ART                                            350 students
Summer Transition                                300 students
Boys & Girls Club                                    400 students
Test Prep                                                     30 students
Approximate Total                              3,300 students


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