• JTSD General Information

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




     Dr. Jennifer Chastain, Principal

    Mandi Williams, Assistant Principal

    312 N. Market St.

    Nixa, Missouri 65714

    (417) 724-6800  

    School Hours

    • School Hours
      • Monday: 9:00 a.m. to 3:35 p.m.
      • Tuesday-Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 3:35 p.m.
      • Two-Hour Late Start Time 10:30 a.m.
      • Half Day Dismissal 12:35 p.m.


    • Summer Hours (Beginning June 1st, 2021)
      • Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. to 2:25 p.m.

    JTSD Drop-off/Pick-up Procedures:

    • Busses will drop-off/pick-up on Cherry st. Do not park on this street as it will prevent our busses from operating.
    • Please don't use the front circle drive during drop-off/pick-up. Daycare busses and special services bussess must use this lane.


    • Have your mask on as soon as you exit your vehicle
    • Have your seatbelt unbuckled and your backpack ready immediately after merging
    • Exit the vehicle if you are anywhere between the zero position and the corner fence post


    • Have your cartag hanging or on the passenger side the entire time you are in our parking lot
    • Please stay off of your phone
    • Pull to the designated parking spots if your child is not ready or you need to assist your child


    • XLT drop-off/pick-up is in the FEMA gym
    • You must wear a mask during drop-off/pick-up
    • Please do not block carline zones