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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

Update: Detailed Process for Transportation Requests

Dear Ottumwa Families, Following up on our previous communication, I am pleased to provide you with more detailed information regarding the process for requesting transportation assistance due to not . . . Read More

Food Available Today, May 31

Free bag of groceries available today, Friday, May 31, 2024 beginning at 11:00 am until gone. Available for pickup at Ottumwa High School, 501 E Second Street (2nd Street side) and Gateway High Sc . . . Read More

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

ISASP Spring Results

The results of the Iowa Assessment of Student Progress (ISASP) have been published. Test scores for Ottumwa School students have been uploaded to PowerSchool and are available for viewing on both the . . . 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


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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