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STODDARD COUNTY SCHOOLS

Stoddard County is home to seven school districts.

  • Advance R-IV
  • Bell City R-II
  • Bernie R-XIII
  • Bloomfield R-XIV
  • Dexter R-XI
  • Puxico R-VIII
  • Richland R-I

Excelling in Both Academics and Sports

Our students have excelled in both academics and sports, with Stoddard County schools represented in major statewide competitions year after year.

A majority of our high school graduates continue their education at nearby colleges and universities such as Three Rivers Community College in Poplar Bluff and Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau.

Also located in our county is the Mingo Job Corps Center. This Center is a program for young people who have had limited opportunities for success in work or school. Located in Puxico and operated by the U.S. Department of Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service, it has offered educational and vocational training to hundreds of students. Stoddard County Career Learning Center was established in 2003 to meet the need for vocational training.

Stoddard County supports a strong education for each of our children and would be proud for you to visit any of our schools. Below you will find additional information on each of the county’s school systems or click on the links to access more information.

School Districts in Stoddard County

Advance R-IV
2 Schools/519 Students
Oak & Whitwell St.
P.O. Box 370
Advance, MO 63730-0370
Phone: 573-722-3584
Fax: 573-722-5479

Advance Elementary School
33790 State Hwy. 91 N. 
P.O. Box 370
Advance, MO 63730-0370
Phone: 573-722-3564
Fax: 573-722-5366

Advance High School
201 E. School St.
P.O. Box 370
Bloomfield, MO 63730-0370
Phone: 573-722-3584
Fax: 573-722-5479

Bell City R-II
25254 Walnut St.
P.O. Box 99
Bell City, MO 63735-0099
Phone: 573-733-4444
Fax: 573-733-4114

Bell City Elementary
25254 Walnut St.
P.O. Box 99
Bell City, MO 63735-0099
Phone: 573-733-4444
Fax: 573-733-4114

Bell City High School
25254 Walnut St.
P.O. Box 99
Bell City, MO 63735-0099
Phone: 573-733-4444
Fax: 573-733-4114

Bernie R-XIII
576 Students

516 W. Main
Bernie, MO 63822-9575
Phone: 573-293-5333
Fax: 573-293-5731

Bernie Elementary School
121 S. Spiker
Bernie, MO 63822-9129
Phone: 573-293-5335
Fax: 573-293-5731

Bernie High School
516 W. Main
Bernie, MO 63822-9575
Phone: 573-293-5334
Fax: 573-293-5731

Bloomfield R-XIV
505 Court St.
P.O. Box 650
Bloomfield, MO 63825-0650
Phone: 573-568-4564
Fax: 573-568-4565

Bloomfield Elementary School
505 Court St.
P.O. Box 650
Bloomfield, MO 63825-0650
Phone: 573-568-4563
Fax: 573-568-4565

Bloomfield High School
505 Court St.
P.O. Box 650
Bloomfield, MO 63825-0650
Phone: 573-568-2147
Fax: 573-568-4565

Juvenile Center
202 Salem St.
P.O. Box 50
Bloomfield, MO 63825-0050
Phone: 573-568-3583
Fax: 573-568-3591

Bloomfield Middle School
505 Court St.
P.O. Box 650
Bloomfield, MO 63825-0650
Phone: 573-568-4283
Fax: 573-568-4286

Dexter R-XI
1031 Brown Pilot Ln
Dexter, MO 63841-1886
Phone: 573-614-1000
Fax: 573-614-1002

Central Elementary School
1213 Central Dr.
Dexter, MO 63841-1896
Phone: 573-614-1020
Fax: 573-614-1021

Southwest Elementary School
915 W. Grant St.
Dexter, MO 63841-1886
Phone: 573-614-1015
Fax: 573-614-1017

T. S. Hill Middle School
1107 Brown Pilot Ln.
Dexter, MO 63841-1884
Phone: 573-614-1010
Fax: 573-614-1012

Dexter High School
1101 W. Grant St.
Dexter, MO 63841-1884
Phone: 573-614-1030
Fax: 573-614-1032

Puxico R-VIII
2 Schools
481 N. Bedford St.
Puxico, MO 63960-9144
Phone: 573-222-3762
Fax: 573-222-3137

Puxico Elementary School
481 N. Bedford St.
Puxico, MO 63960-9144
Phone: 573-222-3542

Puxico High School
481 N. Bedford
St. 
Puxico, MO 63960-9144
Phone: 573-222-3175
Fax: 573-222-2375

Richland R-1
2 Schools
24456 State Highway 114
P.O. Box 8
Essex, MO 63846-0008
Phone: 573-283-5332
Fax: 573-283-5798

Richland Elementary School
24456 State Hwy. 114
P.O. Box 8
Essex, MO 63846-0008
Phone: 573-283-5310
Fax: 573-283-5108

Richland High School
24456 State Hwy. 114
P.O. Box 8
Essex, MO 63846-0008
Phone: 573-283-5332
Fax: 573-283-5798


Mingo Job Corps
Civilian Conservation Center
United States Department of the Interior
4253 State Highway T
Puxico, MO 63960
573-222-2648

 

The Mingo Job Corps Center is a voluntary program for young men and women ages 16-25 years. The program is designed for those who have had limited opportunities for success in school or work. This residential program offers students the opportunity to further their education, learn a vocational skill and enhance their social and life skills.

The Center is located in Puxico in the southeast corner of the Mingo National Wildlife Refuge. It is administered and operated by the U.S. Department of Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service.


Stoddard County Career Learning Center
Stoddard County Div. Foundation
7N.Catalpa
Dexter, MO 63841
Admin. Office 573-568-4400

A training facility for adults to provide wider career opportunities and increased earning potential. Courses are held in the evenings and provide students with skills to enable them to compete successfully in the employment marketplace.

The center is operated by the Stoddard County Development Foundation and is certified to operate by the Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education and has met WIA certification requirements.


Higher Education

Southeast Missouri State University
Three Rivers Community College