The Waynesville R-VI School District serves students in Waynesville, St. Robert and Fort Leonard Wood. 

    6,000 students in award-winning district

    • 75% military impacted  •  60% military dependents 

    Second largest employer in the pulaski county with 778 employees
    • 278 classified at average salary $36,523
    • 500 certified at average salary $55,245
    • Estimated 10% are veterans, military spouses or active duty
    • $48.3 million annual payroll 

    Ample room for growth and expansion
    New construction and facility updates in excess of $100 million in last 10 years, including:Waynesville High School, Ninth Grade Center, Sixth Grade Center, football stadium, East Elementary wing, Waynesville Career Center, athletic field improvements, Freedom Elementary and Williams Early Childhood Center
    The Waynesville R-VI School District t is accredited by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement. The district routinely has been accredited with "Distinction in Performance" by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. 


    District Resources and Programs

    • Each school has its own faculty, counselor, media specialist, nurse and principal. This enables the schools to directly serve students and function independently, yet cohesively, under the direction of the district administration. To see a list of our schools, click here.
    • Outstanding media centers are located in each building offering a variety of fiction and non-fiction resources, video materials and software programs. All schools are also equipped with both wired and mobile computer labs and tablets. High-speed fiber connections provide students access to many resources. Technology enhanced instruction, at all grade levels, is an integral part of our instructional programs.  
    • Each school participates in the lunch and breakfast program to provide nutritious meals.
      Reduced-price and free meals are available to those who fall within federal income guidelines.
    • Universal Breakfast in the Classroom is offered at most of our elementary schools. To view our lunch menus, click here
    • District-owned and operated bus transportation system (67 buses which run 120 daily routes). For more transportation information, click here.
    • Developmental health and educational screenings for all children aged birth to school age are provided through pre-school and PAT screening. For more information about our early childhood programs, click here.
    • Originating in Missouri, our Parents As Teachers(PAT) program is a nationally-acclaimed program assisting parents of children aged birth to three to become better first educators of their children. To learn more about our Parents As Teachers program, click here.
    • Pre-school classes for three and four-year-olds who demonstrate a need for assistance to be successful upon kindergarten entry. For more information about our PACE program, click here.
    • Guidance and counseling services for all students grades K-12. These comprehensive services support the instructional program and offer each student a personal approach to problem solving, career and vocational information, drug prevention and awareness and educational planning.
    • Summer school program that provides students with an extended opportunity for free education at all grade levels.
    • District-wide testing services for all students including specialized assessments for students with exceptional needs. For more information about Special Services, click here.
    • Early Childhood Special Education services for children ages 3-5 with developmental delays and who are not eligible for kindergarten. For more information about Early Childhood Special Education, click here.
    • Learning Enrichment and Acceleration Program (LEAP) that provides a differentiated curriculum and mentoring opportunities for gifted students in grades K-12.
    • Services and accommodations for students with disabilities under IDEA and Section 504. For more information, click here.
    • Nursing and health services are provided to all students.
    • English Language Learners program to assist students who have limited English language ability.
    • Home-bound instruction for qualified students who are unable to attend school due to various specific physical or psychological difficulties.
    • Volunteer,AmeriCorps and AmeriCorps VISTA programs provide support to
      at-risk students and their families through volunteer programs, increasing parental and community involvement, promoting student service learning, and establishing student support systems (after-school programs, mentoring,tutoring, etc.). For more information about AmeriCorps and AmeriCorps VISTA, click here.
    • PowerSchool and SchoolMessenger provide parents with accurate and up-to-date information concerning their children’s assignments/grades and school events.
    • The Waynesville R-VI School District continually strives to provide modern, state-of-the-art facilities.



    For more information, check out the Superintendent's Corner by clicking here.