Kim Fleak Named Muskogee High School Principal
MUSKOGEE, Okla. - Kim Fleak has been named Principal of Muskogee High School pending approval of the Muskogee Public Schools Board of Education. The board will meet for their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, June 21, 2022.
“Mrs. Fleak’s heart for our students and community coupled with her energy and experience will guide the school into an exciting new chapter,” said Dr. Jarod Mendenhall, Superintendent of Muskogee Public Schools. “The upcoming year at the high school will be a milestone that marks a new season of pride for our community.”
Fleak returns to the high school having most recently served as Executive Director of Student Services and previously serving as Executive Director of Human Resources for the district. Prior to serving as a district administrator, she was the Principal of Muskogee High School, a role she held since 2017.
“I am thrilled to return to Muskogee High School,” said Fleak. “Returning to serve the students and teachers is a privilege and I look forward to a new and exciting season for the school.”
New to the high school this upcoming year is the anticipated completion of the Rougher Village stadium and indoor arena. Additionally the inaugural cohort of the Early College High School program will begin with 30 to 45 students. The four-year program provides students the opportunity to graduate with a high school diploma from Muskogee High school and an associate’s degree from Connors State College.
In her thirty-year career in education, Fleak has taught grades fourth through twelfth. She began her career as a fourth-grade teacher in Sand Springs. Fleak came to Muskogee in 1993 joining Saint Joseph’s Catholic School teaching sixth through eighth grade for four years. In 1997, she joined Muskogee Public Schools.
Fleak spent 11 years at the Muskogee Alternative Program as a teacher, Dean of Students and in 2003 was named Principal before assuming the same position at Harris Jobe Elementary. In her five years at Harris Jobe, Fleak implemented Literacy First, a literacy framework that has been adopted district-wide.
She holds a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and a Masters Degree in School Administration from Northeastern State University.