Welcome to JTSD

  • John Thomas School of Discovery (JTSD) is an outstanding place to be with a unique educational experience. JTSD offers every student a chance to engage their creative minds as they embrace the science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) learning environment. Days at JTSD are spent learning through the lens of science while engaging in creativity in a variety of hands-on, real-world problems that apply engineering practices and make use of the arts and math. 

    School Hours

    Monday: 9:00 a.m. - 3:35 p.m.

    Tuesday-Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 3:35 p.m.

      • Two-Hour Late Start Time 10:30 a.m.
      • Half-Day Dismissal 12:35 p.m.

    Summer Hours 

      • Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. to 2:25 p.m.


    Contact Information 

    Phone: 417-724-6800 • Fax: 417-724-6801



    312 N. Market St.

    Nixa, Missouri 65714


    International STEM Education Association 2017 STEM School of Excellence   John Thomas School of Discovery ESTD 2012  STEM Accredited