Kings County Office of Education

Todd Barlow, County Superintendent of Schools

  • 28,000 Students, 13 Districts, One Mission

    The Kings County Office of Education shares a singular mission with our districts, schools, staff and community: supporting student learning in Kings County.

    We are committed to providing students and staff with excellence in education, and ensuring that our districts have the support they need, so their staff can conduct the very important business of; providing opportunity to the students we serve.

    In addition to providing academic and fiscal oversight on behalf of our districts, the county office of education serves as the lead agency for moderate to severe special education services, provides new teacher training, conducts administrator certification, offers foster youth services, homeless services, career technical education options, and technology services.

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    For questions or coments, please contact 559-589-2506.

The Community We Serve:

  • Let's Get Purposity!

    Purposity is driven by the concept that humanity finds purposes through generosity. The Kings County Office of Education endorses Purposity and supports the belief that community generosity connects the way the world "should be"! 

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Kings County Quick Facts

  • County Population:
    149,537 (2010 Census)


    Public Schools:
    34 Elementary 
    9 Middle Schools
    6 Traditional High Schools
    12 Alternative High School Programs
    (cited: Public Schools K12)

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  • Kings County Special Olympics


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    The Special Olympics Basketball Season officially kicks off on February 4, 2020.

    Catch up with the players each Tuesday at 4:00 pm at the Longfield Center.

     Best wishes to our special athletes for a successful season!


    The Kings County Office of Education proudly supports the efforts of Kings County Special Olympics, Northern California.

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