Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics

The Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics will host two MATHCOUNTS MOCK REGIONAL COMPETITIONS during January.  Registration is closed.

The mock competitions are FREE and designed to prepare teams and coaches with actual competition material from previous years.  Teams are limited to six Mathletes per school due to space limitations.  Each session is limited to a maximum of 60 Mathletes.  Calculators are not provided.  Every school will provide two adults to serve as graders.

During the sessions, Mathletes will solve a reduced number of problems similar to those presented in upcoming regional competitions.  The Oklahoma Engineering Foundation and OSSM sponsor the mock competitions.  If participants want to eat on the OSSM campus, lunch is available at $5 per person. Please make these arrangements in advance.

For more information contact Dan Vossen at [email protected].


Is OSSM a private school?

No, the Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics is a two-year public residential high school created and funded by the Oklahoma legislature.  The school is open to all students across the state who wish to apply during their sophomore year.  OSSM is categorized as a state agency.  See the Admissions webpage for details and application deadlines. 

What is the tuition to attend OSSM?

There is no tuition for an Oklahoma resident student to attend the school.  Room and board are provided by the state.  Students may wish to have "pocket money" available for incidentals like school supplies, snack bar items or a weekend trip to a local restaurant, movie theatre, bookstore or mall.

Who can attend OSSM?

OSSM is open to all Oklahoma students who are entering their junior year of high school.  Applications are due in March of the sophomore year.  OSSM now accepts nonresident and international students for paying tuition.

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How have OSSM graduates helped Oklahoma's economy?

Of the 1,400+ OSSM graduates since 1992, more than half who have completed a degree and have entered the workforce are working in Oklahoma. Ten of those have started their own businesses in our state. An independent report credits OSSM with a $40 million economic impact in Oklahoma.