Palmyra R-1

Due to the retirement of the current Superintendent, the Palmyra R-1 Board of Education is seeking candidates for the position of Superintendent of Schools, Palmyra R-1 School District, 1703 S. Main St., P.O. Box 151, Palmyra, MO 63461.  

Those interested in applying for the position of Superintendent of the Palmyra R-1 School District should visit the district website:  www.palmyra.k12.mo.us and follow the links under employment to complete an application.  A complete application will include the following items:

  • Completed application
  • Cover Letter to the Palmyra R-1 Board of Education
  • Current Resume
  • College Transcripts
  • Evidence of Missouri Superintendent Certificate
  • Any other supporting documents that the applicant deems beneficial

The Palmyra R-1 School District provides a high-quality education for all students.  Serving 1,100students, the district prides itself on offering small class sizes and a variety of opportunities for students.  The District offers numerous extra-curricular activities and has great community support.


State Accredited

APR score:    98.6%

Graduation Rate:    100%

District Attendance Rate:    96.1%

Free/Reduced Lunch Rate:    34.2%

Teachers with Advanced Degree:    54.9%

Average Teacher years of service:    14.6

Strong Parents as Teachers program

Ongoing Professional Development

Major Facility Renovations 2008 through 2013

District Owned Transportation




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