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Reminder: Transportation Requests

Dear Ottumwa Families, This is a friendly reminder about the opportunity to request transportation assistance for students residing in hazard zones around their homes. Reminder: Notification to Famil . . . Read More

Hiring Event on July 25!

Walk, roll, or fly into our Open Interviews for all published positions at the Ottumwa Community School District. Come as you are; stop by Ottumwa Schools Career Campus any time between 11:00 am and . . . Read More

PTYC Update

We are excited to announce that PTYC before and after school care will expand to Eisenhower (K-5) and Douma/Fahrney (1-5) for the upcoming 2024-2025 school year. This gives us the potential to contin . . . Read More

Annual Student Update is Open

Attention all families!Our Annual Student Update is now OPEN! We kindly request all families to complete this update to confirm your child's attendance for the upcoming school year and ensure we hav . . . Read More

Feedback Welcome on a Proposed Cell Phone-Free Schools Policy

The Ottumwa Community School District is considering adopting a district-wide cell phone-free school policy at all Ottumwa Schools. The district is looking at the following components of why our scho . . . Read More

Tragic Passing of Douma Elementary Student Jaxxon Cain

Dear Ottumwa Schools Staff and Families, It is with profound sorrow that the Ottumwa Community School District shares the tragic passing of one of our beloved students from Douma Elementary School. J . . . 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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