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!

    School Hours

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

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


    Contact Information

    Phone: 417-724-3500 • Fax: 417-724-3515



    514 South Nicholas Road

    Nixa, MO 65714


    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 busses 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. 

    Daily Bell Schedules:                                                                                                    


    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



    NHS Late Start Bell Schedule

    In case of inclement weather

    Start Time 9:30
    There will be no STAR/Privilege time or PLC Collaboration time on a late start day.

    1st hour -   9:30-10:00
    2nd hour -10:05-10:35
    3rd hour -10:40-11:10
    4th hour -11:15-11:45
    6th hour- 11:50-1:02 (Sixth hour must remain the same length to accommodate lunch shifts)
       1st  lunch (11:45-12:10)
       2nd lunch (12:14-12:35)
       3rd lunch (12:39-1:02)
    7th hour - 1:07-1:47          
    8th hour - 1:52-2:32