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2024 Summer Meal Distribution

Ottumwa Schools Summer Meal Distribution takes place every Thursday, beginning at 2:00 pm. Learn . . . Read More

Loss of Beloved Staff Member - Tammy Proenneke

Dear Ottumwa Schools Families, With immense sorrow, I inform you of the passing of our beloved colleague and friend, Tammy Proenneke. Tammy lost her life last night following a brave struggle with ca . . . Read More

Special Education Delivery Plan 2024 DRAFT

Special Education Delivery Plan 2024 DRAFT Ottumwa Community School District plans to submit an updated document of the Special Education Delivery System. Comments may be submitted to the Ottumwa . . . Read More

Meet the New Ottumwa High School Associate Principal

Ottumwa Community Schools is pleased to announce that Angela Scholl has been named the Associate Principal at Ottumwa High School for the 2024-25 school year. Mrs. Scholl will fill the position vacat . . . Read More

Free Food Available Today at OHS

Families are invited to pickup a free bag of groceries available today, Friday, June 7, 2024 beginning at 9:30 am until gone. Pickup location: Ottumwa High School, 501 E Second Street (4th Street si . . . Read More

Summer School

Ottumwa High School Credit Recovery at Career Campus will be held June 3 – June 28, Monday–Thursday, Two sessions: 8:15-11:30 am and 12:00-3:15 pm. Gateway High School Credit Recovery at Ga . . . Read More


848 Total number of staff, including administrative staff members, teaching staff, and support staff.

$106 Million $106,202,472 is the budget for the 2023-2024 school year.

5,114 Students enrolled as of October 2023. Ottumwa School District is the 19th largest district in the state.


Our Mission:  Inspire every student to think, learn, achieve and care.

Our Vision:  Engage, educate, and empower every student every day.


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