School Board Filing

The Phelps County R-III School District encourages qualified persons interested in running for a position on the School Board to file to be a candidate in the April 2020 election.

There are three (3) positions available with three-year terms.

Interested persons may file at the district office located at 17790 State Route M; Edgar Springs, MO 65462. For more information, contact John Fluhrer at (573) 435-6293.

Filing begins on December 17, 2019, at 8:00 am and continues during the district's regular business hours (Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 3:30 pm).  Filing ends on January 21, 2020 at 5:00 pm.  Except for the first and last day of filing, filing will not occur on days that the school is closed due to inclement weather.  Filing will also not occur during Winter Break from December 20 at noon through January 6 when the school district's office is closed. 

Inclement Weather

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.

Cancellation notifications will also be sent via 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.

2019-2020 Snow Routes

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.

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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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January 29 - January 29

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January 30

JH Reward Field Trip to St. Louis Science Center

February 04

Volleyball Meet the Players Night

05:00 pm - 05:30 pm

February 13

V-ball game Home vs. Northwood

05:00 pm - 07:00 pm

February 14


February 17

NO SCHOOL-President's Day

February 18

V-ball Away vs. Green Forest

05:00 pm - 07:00 pm

February 21

PTO Movie Night

February 25

V-ball game Home vs. Oak Hill

05:00 pm - 07:00 pm

February 27 - February 28

V-ball Green Forest Tournament (TBA)

March 02

V-ball Home vs. Dent-Phelps

05:00 pm - 07:00 pm

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