About Our District

  • Houston R-1 School District is located in Houston, MO.  Houston is located in the south central part of the state in Missouri's largest county - Texas County.

    The district is designated as an "Accredited" district by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

    The district serves approximately 1070 students in grades PreK-12.

    Three buildings house our students:  

    • Houston Elementary (grades PreK-5)
    • Houston Middle School (grades 6-8)
    • Houston High School (grades 9-12)

    The district is also the fiscal agent for the Exceptional Child Cooperative, serving 13 area districts with special education specialists.

    District Purpose

    The purpose of the Houston R-1 School District is to empower individuals to meet their life goals. To accomplish this commitment it is necessary for students, staff, and the community members to be collectively involved in ensuring the Houston R-1 School District is an authentic learning environment.  Our decisions, and our actions, are guided by an unceasing search for sustained excellence, to ensure our students develop into responsible and informed citizens.