Kings County Office of Education

Todd Barlow, County Superintendent of Schools

  • 28,000 Students, 13 Districts, 1 Mission


    The Kings County Office of Education shares a singular mission with our districts, schools, staff and community; suppporting 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:

  • Partners in Education Volunteers Needed


    The Kings County Office of Education is hosting the Annual Academic Decathlon for High School Students on Saturday January 25, 2020 at Sierra Pacific High School.  The event runs from 7:30 to 1:30 and breakfast is generously provided by the Hanford Breakfast Lions.
    Each year, educators, city leaders, and community members are needed to volunteer as speech and interview judges.  Training is provided to all judges on the day of the event.
    We hope you can join us for a truly rewarding experience in promoting the academic achievement of the students of Kings County.
    Please register using the link below

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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  • How Is the U.S. Census Beneficial to Kings County Residents?


    Kings County 2020 Census Censo 2020 del Condado de Kings  


  • Kings County Special Olympics

         Special Olympics Logo In 2018, Special Olympics celebrated its 50th anniversary by honoring Eunice Kennedy Shriver, founder, who believed in the utmost potential for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.

    What began as an idea for a sports organization has blossomed into opportunities to help change the lives of athletes on and off the field.

    The Kings County Office of Education proudly

    supports the efforts of Kings County Special Olympics, Northern California.

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