250 South Highway 65, St. Joe, AR, 72675 | Phone: 870.439.2218








St. Joe Elementary School (Ozark Mountain School District) is currently taking applications for a Elementary teacher.  This is for the 2023-2024 school year.  Please send resumes and applications to jknapp@omsd.k12.ar.us .

In pursuance of the School Choice Act of 2015, Ozark Mountain School District is currently accepting School Choice Applications for the 2023-2024 school year.  The submission deadline is May 1,2023.  All applications will be date and time stamped for processing.

Ozark Mountain School District is hiring bus drivers.  OMSD will pay for all certifications.  You must have a CDL and pass a School Bus Driver Physical Exam.  If interested, please send application and resume to Superintendent Mr. Jeff Lewis at jlewis@omsd.k12.ar.us or call (870) 439-2218.

Employment applications can be found here or picked up in the Administration office on the Saint Joe campus.

Arkansas Department of Education is hosting a SMACtalk Parent Webinar on December 5th from 6:30-7:30.  The guest will be from the Attorney General's Office.  They will be sharing insight and guidance for parents regarding new apps and navigating online safety with their children.  

Through the Imagination Library, you can receive free age appropriate books for children through age 5.

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For Searcy County sign up, click here to download the form, fill out and return to the St. Joe school office.

Health and Wellness Committee meetings occur quarterly.  Parents are welcome to attend.

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Ozark Mountain School District Health and Wellness Committee, please contact Meredith Myers at (870) 427-5227.

If you have any questions or concerns, contact your school:

Bruno-Pyatt Schools: (870) 427-5227

St. Joe Schools: (870) 439-2213

Western Grove Schools: (870) 429-5215

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Ritter Communications is partnering with the FCC for the Affordable Connectivity Program which will offer up to a $30 per month discount on internet service.

Please click here for details on eligibilty and enrollment.

Parents and Fans,

Please continue to check this page to stay up to date with any changes that may occur.

2022-2023 Bears Basketball Schedule Revised.

For assistance or questions, please contact the OMSD Athletic Director Kesley Hudson at khudson@omsd.k12.ar.us.


Ozark Mountain School District (OMSD) is made up of three separate K-12 campuses: Bruno-Pyatt, St. Joe, and Western Grove.  We are located in the beautiful Ozark Mountains (hence our district name) with an area of 368 square miles.

At Ozark Mountain School District, we foster an environment where knowledge and excellence are valued, and individuals become productive citizens.  Working through data analysis and instructional strategies, we will ensure that students become life-long learners that respect and accept the differences within themselves and others.

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Ozark Mountain School District is a Provision 2 school district, all students receive free school lunches.


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