School Closings/Cancellations

Ottumwa Schools uses a variety of resources to get important information to parents and the community. If school is delayed, cancelled, or makes other changes to the schedule, this information is shared on the following sources:

  • Ottumwa Community Schools Website (
  • Power Announcement - sign up in your parent account for notifications
  • Ottumwa Community Schools App - down in your Apple or Android Play Store
  • Local/area media including newspaper, television, and radio