John Thomas School of Discovery


  • Buy a book, get a book FREE; It's book fair time.


    • Back by popular demand, our BOGO Book Fair opens Wednesday, May 31 and runs through Tuesday, June 6. This buy-one, get-one-free event brings a wonderful selection of fun, engaging, and affordable books. Students will have browsing/shopping time during their regularly scheduled library classes. They may also shop before and after school, and the evening of Monday, June, 5, in conjunction with the Art Walk and 3rd Grade Concert.


      • The fair will be open 7:10 a.m. - 3 p.m. on school days, and from 5:30 - 8 p.m. on Monday, June 5.
      • Interested in volunteering? Click here for sign-up details.

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  • Take a Break, No School Today, Half Day May 19th, No School May 22, May 26, and May 29


    May 19th is a half day. Dismissal is at 12:30 p.m.



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  • Early Hours Begin May 23rd


    Starting May 23rd, our school hours will move up to 7:30-2:20.

    Please note: May 23rd - May 25th, there will ONLY be shuttle service from each building to JTSD. Full bus service will resume May 30th.



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School Hours and Contact Information

  • JTSD receives Carnegie STEM Excellent Pathway John Thomas School of Discovery, Est 2012 JTSD is STEM Accredited


    Dr. Jennifer Chastain, Principal
    Garrett Lowder, Assistant Principal

    312 N. Market St.

    Nixa, Missouri 65714

    (417) 875-5600  


    School Hours

    Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    Friday 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

    Two-Hour Late Start Time 10:30 a.m.

    Half Day Dismissal 12:30 p.m.