Our Character Trait of the month is Enthusiastic. Parents please reinforce this word at home whenever possible.

Preschool Screenings will be May 7th, 8th, and 9th. Screenings will be done a little differently this year, please allow approximately 1 hour for your child(s) screening time. Also, please have birth certificate, shot records, social security card and proof of residency at time of appointment.


In case of inclement weather, our school cancellations will be posted on KOLR/KOZL, KY3, and FOX 2/News 11 television stations and KZZN/KTTR radio stations.

Also, cancellations will be on school messenger and you will continue to get calls, texts, and emails.

If you have any questions or need to update information please call 573-435-6293.

About Our School

Phelps County R-III School District is located in rural Phelps County.  The school serves grades PreK - 8 with a student population of approximately 200.  The school is served by a Board of Education that truly believes in the students and an education that prepares the students for becoming lifelong learners.  Our staff, faculty members, and administrator work together to create a family atmosphere where everyone enjoys learning - children and adults.  Our community  families work together to support  those learning endeavors.

Our Mission Slogan is:


Phelps County R-III

It is the policy of the Phelps County R-III School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, or disability in its programs or employment practices as required by Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Upcoming Events

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April 22 - April 22

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April 30

PK, K, 1st to The Zone and Lion's Club Park

08:20 am - 02:40 pm

May 02

2nd/3rd grade to Meramec Caverns

08:15 am - 02:30 pm

May 02

Wellness Committee Obstacle Course

03:15 pm - 05:00 pm

May 03

Preschool Graduation

09:00 am - 11:00 am

May 06

Licking Highschool Tour

08:30 am - 11:00 am

May 07 - May 09

Preschool Screening

May 07

Band and Choir Spring Concert

06:30 pm - 08:00 pm

May 13

A.R. Night

03:15 pm - 04:45 pm

May 16

8th Grade Recognition Banquet

06:00 pm - 08:00 pm

May 17

7th & 8th Silver Dollar City Trip

06:30 am - 09:00 pm

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