Why Choose Jamestown 1 School District?

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Our Mission:

"Engaging students with challenging and innovative experiences to prepare them for future success."


Jamestown Public Schools supports a safe, educationally rigorous and collaborative environment. Our vision is to prepare students for tomorrow's challenges by practicing skills such as collaboration, communication, creativity, and critical thinking. We believe all students should have personalized, authentic experiences that integrate with the community for meaningful learning. As an essential contributor to the growth of our student's intellectual, social, and personal well-being, we will positively impact our community and society.


The Jamestown Public Schools values strong relationships between and among students, staff, parents, and the community. By engaging students with a rigorous and relevant curriculum, we will deliver a high quality of instruction by leveraging innovative experiences. Through the support of our community, "Learning for All"  will be the central value that guides our efforts to meet the Mission and Vision of our school district.

Learning for All as center point radiating out to: Innovation, Student Engagement, Strong Relationships, and Community Support.

Why Jamestown Public Schools?

The Jamestown School District is the fourth largest employer in Stutsman County; with 225 staff members providing services to over 2500 students. Our District consists of five elementary schools, a middle school, a high school, a career and technology center, an alternative high school and a transitional living school. The Jamestown School District is the ninth largest district in the state of North Dakota.

Jamestown is proud of our hometown atmosphere and rich history. The City of Jamestown has approximately 21,000 residents centrally located in Stutsman County in southeastern North Dakota and is the largest city in Stutsman County. Jamestown lies just south of both the Jamestown and Pipestem Reservoirs at the confluence of the James and Pipestem Rivers. Jamestown is home to Dakota Miracle-a legendary white buffalo and to the World’s Largest Buffalo Monument named Dakota Thunder located in the Frontier Village .

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