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Liberty Intermediate (6-7) Band & Orchestra “Boot Camp” August 12-14

All students signed up for 6th and 7th Grade Band or Orchestra are invited to attend the first-ever Band Orchestra Boot Camp!  Join your teachers, Ms. De Boer or Ms. McDonald to get prepared for . . . Read More

Important Update: Transportation Eligibility Changes and Hazard Zone Requests

Dear Ottumwa Families, We are excited to share some updates regarding the transportation services for the upcoming 2024-2025 school year. We are pleased to announce that Durham Transportation has bee . . . Read More

Ottumwa Schools Food Pantry Open Thursday, May 23

The Ottumwa Community School District Food Pantry will be open on Thursday this week. The Food Pantry will be open on Thursday, May 23 from 1:00-2:00 p.m. at Gateway High School, 907 Gateway Drive, O . . . Read More

Superintendent Student Recognition Awards

Dear Ottumwa Schools Community, A new prestigious award has been established to honor the exceptional achievements of outstanding students within our district. Two students from each of our ten scho . . . Read More

2024 Graduation Guide

  We invite you to the grand celebration of the Class of 2024 from Gateway and Ottumwa High Schools! The commencement ceremony will take place on Sunday, May 19, 2024, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at . . . Read More

Ottumwa Schools Food Pantry Open Thursday

The Ottumwa Community School District Food Pantry will be open on the next two Thursdays, not on Friday, for the remainder of the school year. The Food Pantry will be open on Thursday, May 16 from 1: . . . Read More

Stats

 

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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