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Parking Information for Welcome Center and Bulldog Spirit Co. Store

The district Welcome Center and the Bulldog Spirit Co. look forward to serving you in their new space at the lower level of Career Campus, 331 E Main St. The Welcome Center will continue to . . . Read More

Parent Café: Wildly Resilient

You're invited to the next Parent Café! Parent Cafes are an opportunity to share information and ideas to help us take care of ourselves, raise strong children, and build resilience within our fami . . . Read More

Instructional Hours Adjusted for Remainder of 2023-24 School Year

Ottumwa Schools Families, Concerning our Winter snow days and the adjustment of our instructional hours, we intend to compensate for the instructional hours lost on April 19, May 3, and May 17 by . . . Read More

OHS Pet Fair Fundraiser

The Ottumwa High School Student Council is hosting a Pet Fair Fundraiser on Saturday, April 27 from 1:00-4:00 pm at the Ottumwa Bark Park. This fundraiser is supporting the Heartland Humane . . . Read More

Agricultural Center/FFA Plant Sale

The Ottumwa Schools FFA is holding a plant sale from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on Wednesday, May 1 at our new Agricultural Center, 14880 Hwy 149, Ottumwa. Students have been working hard in the . . . Read More

4th Grade Instrumental Open House

The Ottumwa Schools Music Instrumental Open House is for current 4th grade students going into 5th grade next year and takes place this Thursday, April 18, and next Tuesday, April 23 from 4:00-7:00 . . . 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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