Growing Pains Posted in: News When Jason Sternberger arrived in Kingfisher in 2011, the school district housed 1,270 students. In the eight years since, that number has ballooned to 1,579. Essentially, KPS has added two large grade levels in that span, but hasn’t added the infrastructure to grow with that number. “We’re busting at the seams,” said Sternberger,PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!