Welcome to Nixa High School

  • Welcome to Nixa High School, our mission is empowering student success! Nixa High School is proud to be a Professional Learning Community offering robust academic opportunities, including honors, dual enrollment, and advanced placement classes. We have been awarded the Missouri Gold Star Award and are a National Blue Ribbon Award recipient in 2013 and 2022. Additionally, our co-curricular programs are recognized for excellence at the local, state, and national level in sports, music, debate, and everything in between. We are proud of our student’s accomplishments, which prove great expectations yield great results! Go Eagles!

    Morning Arrival

    If you are dropping off your child please do not drop them off in the front entrance. This area is for busses only in the morning. There are three locations where you may drop your child off. The main entrance is open at 6:45 and the other areas mentioned below open at 7:00 am.

    • Door #2 (Counselor’s Offices) on the northwest side of the building

    • Door # 10 (PE Hallway) on the east side of the building.

    • Door #14 or #18 on the south side of the building. 


    • Bussing: Students are dismissed for the day at 2:32 every day. Busses will line up in front of the school. All buses will go to the junior high and students will transfer there to the bus that will take them home. 
    • Parent Pick-Up: Parent pick-up is on the south side of the building. Please enter the campus off of Nicholas Road and go right. Parents will drive down the lane furthest south. Then parents will head towards the stadium and then loop around back to the west. Students will come out of the doors on the south side of the building. 

Nixa High School Building Information

  • Picture of the front of Nixa High School

    School Hours

    Monday: 8:00 a.m. - 2:32 p.m.

    Tuesday- Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 2:32 p.m.

    Bell Schedule:


    Teacher Collaboration: 7:00-7:54

    First Hour: 8:00 - 8:48

    Second Hour: 8:53 - 9:40

    Third Hour: 9:45 - 10:32

    Fourth Hour: 10:37 - 11:27 

    (No STAR class on Mondays)

    Sixth Hour: 11:27-12:46

    • First Lunch: 11:27 - 11:52

    • Second Lunch: 11:56 - 12:19

    • Third Lunch: 12:23 - 12:46

    Seventh Hour: 12:51 - 1:39 

    Eighth Hour: 1:44 - 2:32



    First Hour: 7:30 - 8:18 

    Second Hour: 8:23 - 9:10

    Third Hour: 9:15 - 10:02

    Fourth Hour: 10:07 - 10:54

    Fifth Hour/STAR: 10:59 -11:29

    Sixth Hour: 11:29-12:46

    • First Lunch: 11:29 - 11:54

    • Second Lunch: 11:58 - 12:19

    • Third Lunch: 12:23 - 12:46

    Seventh Hour: 12:51 - 1:39 

    Eighth Hour: 1:44 - 2:32


    Late Start Bell Schedule: Start Time 9:30 A.M.

    There will be no STAR/Privilege time or PLC Collaboration time on a late start day.

    First hour: 9:30-10:00
    Second hour: 10:05-10:35
    Third hour: 10:40-11:10
    Fourth hour: 11:15-11:45
    Sixth hour: 11:50-1:02 (Sixth hour must remain the same length to accommodate lunch shifts)

    • First lunch (11:45-12:10)

    • Second lunch (12:14-12:35)

    • Third lunch (12:39-1:02)

    Seventh hour: 1:07-1:47   
    Eighth hour: 1:52-2:32


    Street Address: 514 South Nicholas Road, Nixa, MO 65714

    Year Built: 2000

    Square Footage: 302,705 sq. ft.



    Principal: Dr. David Kelly

    Associate Principal: Dr. Jaime  Wright

    Assistant Principal: Landon Cornish

    Assistant Principal: Alayna Roller

    Assistant Principal: Matt McMillin


    Contact Information

    Phone: 417-724-3500

    Fax: 417-724-3515

    Attendance: 417-724-3502

    Guidance Office: 417-724-3535