Wayne Public Schools Home

Upcoming Events


Wayne Public Schools is a small rural district committed to giving students personal attention, individual learning tailored to student's needs and abilities, and a curriculum that challenges students to achieve high academic standards. The teachers, administration, and Board of Education pride themselves on knowing their students well enough to develop strong positive relationships.  We welcome and encourage student, parent, and community involvement.
Toby L. Ringwald
Superintendent of Schools

Latest News

Wayne Schools Closed Wednesday January 25

Due to the increased probability for more precipitation and continued hazardous driving conditions, Wayne Schools will be closed tomorrow. Students will not need to do any work for classes. Enjoy your snow day and send us your best snow man or snow angel pictures!!

Wayne Schools Closed Tuesday Jan 24

After talking to the National Weather Service and out of an abundance of caution for afternoon travel, tomorrow will be a snow day for Wayne Schools. There will be no work assigned. Bundle up and stay warm.

Wayne Public Schools Tornado Update #1 Tuesday, December 13, 2022  10:00 a.m

(WAYNE, Oklahoma)


Wayne Public Schools experienced minimal damages to our campus. There is no structural damage and no damage to roofs.  “We are thankful there was no loss of life and what was damaged can be replaced,” said Toby Ringwald, superintendent of Wayne Public Schools.   

Six windows are out on the far south side of our campus. There is trash on the playground and limbs throughout the grounds.  The most significant damage is to trees and the loss of power.  There is a tree laying on the power line as well.

School Closing and Activities

WPS is closed today for inspections to campus and because there is no power.  “We are hopeful it will be restored soon, as there are crews dispersed across our community,” said Ringwald.  It the WPS intention to provide notice to our parents as early as possible today about whether school will be open tomorrow to allow parents enough time to make alternative plans for childcare, should they need. The elementary Christmas program for tonight is also cancelled. Other events scheduled for the remainder of the week will be determined as we progress throughout the week.

Note about Summer P-EBT Benefits

If a parent/guardian completes a free or reduced-price meal application in July or August 2022 and that meal application is approved for free or reduced-price meals, they will be eligible for Summer 2022 P-EBT benefits retroactively when pick-up files are sent to DHS in October. This will only apply to Summer 2022 benefits.