MISSION STATEMENT: The Jones County School District 37-3 believes the educational focus should be the development of students of all abilities. Most of all, to produce motivated and competent learners, capable of solving the intellectual, emotional, and ethical problems they encounter, and of reaching their personal goals


The school board meets on the second Monday of each month at 8:00 p.m. in June, July, and August and 7:00 p.m. the rest of the year in the Elementary Conference Room of the Jones County School District #37-3.

All board meetings are open to the public and all actions authorized or required by law are taken at those meetings. The school board welcomes attendance at meetings by employees, students, parents, and members of the community.

Patrons who wish to discuss a matter with the board are asked to contact, Lorrie Esmay, Superintendent, in advance by calling 605-669-2297.

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Board Member -- Residence -- Term Expires

Jessie Tucker, President -- Murdo -- 2022
Andy Rankin, Vice-President -- Draper -- 2022
Scott Mathews, Member -- Draper -- 2021
Levi Newsam, Member -- Murdo -- 2023
Rachel Talich, Member -- Murdo -- 2023