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Ottumwa School Board :
Morgan Brown Board President
641-799-5597 morgan . brown @ ottumwaschools . com
Jan Wetrich Board Member
641-680-0721 jan . wetrich @ ottumwaschools . com
Brian Jones Board Member
641-799-4078 brian . jones @ ottumwaschools . com
Christina Schark Board Member
641-455-9138 christina . schark @ ottumwaschools . com
John Berg , district CFO Board Secretary / Treasurer 641-684-6597 ext . 66103 john . berg @ ottumwaschools . com
Administrative Offices Superintendent Mike McGrory 112 N . Van Buren Ave . Ottumwa , IA 52501 Phone : 641-684-6597 Fax : 641-684-6522
Jeremy Weller Board Vice President
641-799-3836 jeremy . weller @ ottumwaschools . com
David Weilbrenner Board Member
641-777-6561 david . weilbrenner @ ottumwaschools . com
Becky Ingle Board Member
641-455-6652 becky . ingle @ ottumwaschools . com
Superintendent Mike McGrory
641-684-6597 Michael . mcgrory @ ottumwaschools . com
Roberta Davenport Recording Board Secretary 641-684-6597 ext . 66104 roberta . davenport @ ottumwaschools . com
Horace Mann Elementary School Principal Jody Williams 1523 N . Court St . Ottumwa , IA 52501 Phone : 641-684-4661 Fax : 641-684-6419
Ottumwa School District facts and figures , buildings , board
The Ottumwa Community School District ’ s mission to “ Inspire every student to think , learn , achieve and care .” The district serves Ottumwa and the area community with its nine school buildings that serve 4,861 students in grades pre-K through 12th grade .
The district has an average elementary class size of 19.3 students , and an average of 22.47 students at the middle school level . For high school , average core class size is 22.54 students .
Ottumwa Community School District Certified Enrollment :
2021 — 4,861 2020 — 4,782 2019 — 4,757
2018 — 4,655 2017 — 4,612 2016 — 4,643
Seton Catholic School 117 E . 4th St . Ottumwa , IA 52501 Office : 641-682-8826 Fax : 641-682-6202 Seton offers fullday and half-day preschool for 3- and 4-year-olds , and kindergarten through fifth-grade classes . An exceptional after-school program is also available . The vision of Seton Catholic School is to provide a quality , Catholic Christian education that stimulates lifelong learning and nurtures responsible , productive citizens . For more information about Seton Catholic School , visit oseton . com / home .
The district offers a specialized Dyslexia program to help students , and have recently made investments to enhance the six-grade language arts program by adding three new teachers . The middle school offers pre-advancement placement classes for language arts and math to ensure the academic needs of all students are met .
Currently , more than $ 21 million is being invested in building upgrades district-wide .
Ottumwa Community School District Student Demographics ( 2021 ):
White : 55.7 % Hispanic : 26 % Black / African American : 7.5 % Pacific Islander : 6.1 % Asian : 2.2 %
Non-public schools in Ottumwa
Multi-race : 1.8 % Native American : 0.6 % Male : 51.7 % Female : 58.3 %
Ottumwa Christian School 438 McKinley Ave . Ottumwa , Iowa 52501 Phone : 641-683-9119 Fax : 641-683-1084 Ottumwa Christian School offers preschool for 3- and 4-year-olds and classes for kindergarten through 12th grades . The school endeavors to help students grow a love for the Lord and a passion for serving him and others . These are the principles the school was founded upon more than two decades ago . For more information about Ottumwa Christian School , visit www . ottumwachristianschool . org .
Ottumwa High School Principal Mark S . Hanson 501 E . Second St . Ottumwa , IA 52501 Phone : 641-683-4444 Attendance office : 641-683-4445 Activity office : 641-683-4446 Counseling : 641-683-4447
Evans Middle School Principal Jeremy Miller 812 Chester Ave . Ottumwa , IA 52501 Phone : 641-684-6511 Attendance office : 641-684-2284 Guidance office : 641-684-2285 Nurse : 641-684-2286 Fax : 641-684-2259
Douma Elementary School Principal Kristi Ridgway 307 W . Mary St . Ottumwa , IA 52501 Phone : 641-684-4668 Fax : 641-683-9521
Eisenhower Elementary School Principal Dawn Sievertsen 2624 Marilyn Rd . Ottumwa , IA 52501 Phone : 641-684-5617 Fax : 641-684-4534
James Elementary School Principal Jay Green 1001 N . Benton St . Ottumwa , IA 52501 Phone : 641-684-5411 Fax : 641-682-6539
Liberty Elementary School Principals Steve Zimmerman and Jeff Hendred 50 Traxler Dr . Ottumwa , IA 52501 Phone : 641-682-4502 Fax : 641-682-9251
Wilson Elementary School Principal Aaron Ruff 1102 E . Fourth St . Ottumwa , IA 52501 Phone : 641-684-5441 Fax : 641-684-4934
Pickwick Early Childhood Center Principal Kelli Phillips Director Ashley Brink 1306 W . Williams Ottumwa , IA 52501 Phone : 641-684-7179 Fax : 641-683-2650
Ottumwa Online For enrollment information or assistance , contact Mary Kister at 641-684-6597 , ext . 66110 or email mary . kister @ ottumwaschools . com .
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