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. 

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




JTSD Building Information

  • Photo of front entrance of JTSD

    School hours

    Monday: (Late Start for teacher collaboration)
    9:00 a.m. - 3:35 p.m.

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


    Summer Hours 

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



    Street Address: 312 N Market, Nixa, MO 65714 

    Year Built: 1960

    Square Footage: 55,571 sq. ft.



    Principal: Liz Gredell 

    Assistant Principal: Ryan Mahn


    Contact Information

    Phone: 417-724-6800 

    Fax: 417-724-6801