• Back to School 2021


    The West Plains School District will begin the 2021-2022 school year on Monday, August 23 with a full day of classes.  The 2021-2022 district calendar can be found here

    Open House Information

    South Fork Elementary
    Tuesday, August 17 12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. for all grades. Classroom teachers will schedule 10-15 minute conferences with each student and parents/guardians. 

    West Plains Elementary
    Open house will be Monday – Thursday, August 16-20.  Each classroom teacher will schedule 10-15 minute conferences with each student and parents/guardians. 

    West Plains Middle School
    Thursday, August 19
    5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – Grades 6-8

    West Plains High School
    Thursday, August 19
    4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. – Grades 9 & 10
    5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – Grades 11 & 12

    5th Grade Orientation
    The West Plains Middle School 5th grade orientation will be held on Tuesday, August 17th at 6:00 pm.  The 5th grade orientation will focus on a successful transition from elementary to the middle school environment. During this event the school will introduce 5th grade teachers, review middle school policies and procedures, tour the building and classrooms, and host a question and answer session.

    Freshman Zizzer Day
    The West Plains High School will host an incoming freshman “Zizzer Day” on Thursday, August 19th from 8:30am - 1:00pm. Students will participate in activities that better prepare them for the transition into High School.  Incoming freshman students will have the opportunity to go through a mini schedule, learn about various clubs and activities at the activity fair, have lunch, become familiarized with the building, including finding their lockers.  Members of the West Plains High School faculty and staff will provide parents with invaluable insight to help students and their families prepare for high school.  

    Back To School Bash & Heath Fair
    Saturday, August 14 – 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. – Register Here

    School Supply Lists
    School supply lists for elementary and middle school students can be accessed here.  

    Questions regarding bus service should be directed to the Transportation Department at 417-256-6150.