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Ottumwa Schools' 4th Annual Family Fest!

Join us for Ottumwa Schools' 4th Annual Family Fest! 🎉 📅 Date: Saturday, August 3, 2024 ⏰ Time: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm 📍Location: Liberty Intermediate School, 50 Traxler Dr, Ottumwa, IA C . . . 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 not be . . . Read More

Ottumwa Schools Seeking Nominations for 2024 Alumni Hall of Fame

The Ottumwa Community School District Hall of Fame committee is seeking nominations for its Alumni Hall of Fame. The Ottumwa Schools' Alumni Hall of Fame award honors those who have distinguished th . . . Read More

Loss of Beloved Staff Member - Tammy Proenneke

Dear Ottumwa Schools Families, With immense sorrow, I inform you of the passing of our beloved colleague and friend, Tammy Proenneke. Tammy lost her life last night following a brave struggle with ca . . . 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



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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