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Mission

Our Mission is to help every child and adult in Creek County to read through tutoring, technology and health literacy outreaches.

Vision

Our Vision is for every child and adult in Creek County to read proficiently

Literacy Statistics

Nationally, 43% of Americans are functionally illiterate*. Statewide, more than 400,000—12%—of Oklahoma adults are functionally illiterate*.

17% of adults in Creek County 18 to 24 years of age do not have a high school diploma.

11% of adults in Creek County 25 years or older do not have a high school diploma.

Children’s literacy levels are strongly linked to the educational level of their parents, especially their mothers.

One child in four grows up not knowing how to read.

85% of all juveniles who interface with the juvenile court system are functionally illiterate. More than 60% of all prison inmates are functionally illiterate.

On average, an illiterate adult earns 43% less than someone with a high school diploma.

90% of welfare recipients are high school dropouts.

*Functionally illiterate is defined as lacking the literacy necessary for coping with most jobs and many every day situations. These individuals read so poorly that they do not have the skills to properly fill out a job application, read a recipe card, read/dispute bills or read a prescription label.

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Creek County Literacy 2015 990

Creek County Literacy 2014 990

Creek County Literacy 2013 990

Creek County Literacy 2012 990

Creek County Literacy 2011 990

Non-Discrimination Policy
Creek County Literacy Program offers free Literacy skills to adult Creek County residents without discrimination on the basis of gender, age, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, political beliefs or sexual orientation. We promote diversity within our Board of Directors, staff and volunteers as well.