Capital Improvement

Welcome to the Capital Improvement Section of the Oklahoma State Department of Education.  The Capital Improvement Section serves school districts, design professionals and the public in School Construction and Facility Issues. 

Plan Review Guidelines for Oklahoma Public School Construction Projects

Effective July 1, 2012, the Capital Improvement Section of the State Department of Education will no longer review plans and specifications for school construction or remodeling projects.  House Bill 2306 - Removes authority from the State Board of Education to review preliminary plans for new construction and major alterations of public school buildings.

Helpful Documents and Links

Architect Requirement Policy - Board of Architects (pdf)

Construction Manager/Competitive Bidding Act (pdf) - From the Office of the State Attorney General

New Lead-Based Paint Renovation Requirements (pdf) - Effective Thursday, April 22, 2010 

Oklahoma School Plant Management Association - Outside link

Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management - Outside link dealing with the following issues;

  • Earthquake Safety
  • Emergency Plan
  • Flood Safety
  • Lightning Safety
  • Tornado Safety
  • Wildfire Safety
  • Winter Weather Safety 

School District Boundary Maps - University of Oklahoma Center for Spatial Analysis (CSA)  

For information about Annexations and Consolidations and Boundary Maps contact:
State Aid, SDE, (405) 521-3460.

Last updated on December 8, 2017