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We are strong. We are courageous. We strive for excellence and accomplish our best. We are Bismarck. We are the Indians.

As we move forward with our school year, please continue to reference this page for updated information on our efforts and plans concerning COVID-19.

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The Bismarck R-V School District, situated in the western portion of St. Francois County, is the home of the Indians where approximately 515 students attend school K-12.

OPEN HOUSE: Wednesday, August 14 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm // FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL: Thursday, August 15

The Bismarck R-V School District fully and actively supports equal access for all people regardless of Race, Color, Religion, Gender, Age, National Origin, Veteran Status, Disability, Genetic Information or Testing, Family and Medical Leave, Sexual Orientation and prohibits retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or practice in the investigation of any complaint, or otherwise oppose discrimination. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Jason King, Superintendent, 165 Campus Drive, Bismarck, MO 63624; 573-734-6111. For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit the OCR website for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.

Latest News


Recently, Bismarck High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) competed at districts.  The District 12 Leadership Conference was held virtually this year due to COVID-19.  The following students medaled in their competitive events.

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Today was the 100 Days of School celebration for Bismarck Elementary. All grades Pre-K through 5th took part in the event by dressing up in different ways. Each classroom had fun games and activities to commemorate the event. Even Bernie Sanders and his trademark mittens made an appearance though he looks a little like Principal Martinez. Like we said, everyone from teachers, administration, and students participated in the festivities. You can see pictures of the event below.

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On Wednesday, May 22nd, Bismarck Junior and Senior High School had its first annual Adulting Day.  The concept behind adulting day was to teach students practical skills that they could utilize in their daily lives now or as an adult.

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