Education

The Monett R-1 award-winning school district Monett R-1 award-winning school district - accredited and recognized for Distinction in Performance through the Missouri School Improvement Program - offers programs that reflect the community's commitment to education at any age. From early childhood education to education for adults, Monett Schools strive to make learning an inviting and rewarding experience for everyone. Aside from academics, district officials and staff also stress the arts and athletics.

Monett R-1 employs 192 certified staff and nearly 115 support members. This year, there are 2,281 students enrolled in pre-K through 12th grade.

Monett takes pride in these numbers:

  • *Student-to-teacher ratio: 18 to 1.
  • *38 percent of teachers with master's degree.
  • *818 total classroom computers.
  • *A-plus program senior enrollment: 82
  • *Percent of graduates: 86%

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Monett Elementary School Entrance   
Monett Elementary School
Principal: Susie Gasser
601 Learning Lane
Monett, MO 65708
417-235-3411
663 children, Pre-K - 2nd grades


Central Park Elementary
Principal: Jennifer Wallace
1010 7th Street
Monett, MO 65708
417-354-2168
368 students, 3rd - 4th grades 

 
 

Monett Intermediate School
Principal: Peg Bryan
711 9th Street
Monett, MO 65708
417-235-6151
366 students, 5th - 6th grades

 
 

Monett Middle School
Principal: Dr. Jonathan Apostol
710 9th Street
Monett, MO 65708
417-235-6228
360 students, 7th - 8th grades
 

Monett High School
Principal: David Williams
One David Sippy Drive
Monett, MO 65708
417-235-5445
602 students, 9th - 12th grades


Scott Regional Technology Center
Director: David Miller
Two David Sippy Drive
Monett, MO 65708
417-235-7022 

Berean Christian Academy
Principal: Roger Duffel
100 Private Road 1104
Monett, MO 65708
417-236-9088
105 students, K - 12th grades

Monett Christian Academy
201 South Highway 37
Monett, MO 65708
417-235-3060
45 students


St. Lawrence Catholic School
Principal: Teresa Verhoff

407 - 7th Street
Monett, MO 65708
417-235-3721
90 students, Pre-K - 6th grades

 


Monett is also centrally located among key higher-education facilities, including:

 

Crowder College: (Campus in Monett) This two year college enrolls over 5,400 students. It is one of the fastest growing, state-assisted colleges in Missouri. 

Drury University: (Campus in Monett) Based in Springfield, MO, this private liberal arts college with eight branch campuses in mid and southern Missouri awards associates, bachelors and master's degrees. 

Missouri Southern State University: In Joplin, this university offers programs leading to bachelor and master's degrees, as well as continuing education courses and a number of 2-year programs. 

Missouri State University: Based in Springfield, MSU offers more than 150 undergraduate and 43 graduate academic programs.