Bolivar Primary School

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Bolivar R-1 2017-18 enrollment information

Thursday, 13 July 2017 10:05

Bolivar R-1 Schools will host Open Enrollment and Centralized Registration in August.

For families NEW to the district, Open Enrollment is Monday, July 31 through Friday, Aug. 4  at Central Office. 524 W. Madison. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Families will come to Central Office to prove residency and receive standardized district enrollment packet; then will go onto buildings to complete enrollment.

Centralized Registration is  11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 7 and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 8 at Bolivar High School, 1401 N. Hwy D. These dates are for:

  • RETURNING students in Grades 3, 6, 9 who must provide proof of residency.
    •  Utility Bill (electric, water)
    • Current Rental or Lease agreement
    •  Current Mortgage payment receipt, deed of trust, or housing contract
    •  Current Polk County Paid Personal Property Tax Receipt
  • New families to the district who did not complete paperwork during open enrollment.
  • Any families who may have moved over the summer.
  • Grades 6-8 to pick up schedules
  • Grades 9-12 to pick up schedules, chromebooks, etc.

During Centralized Registration, The Polk County Health Department will be present to administer the meningococcal and Tdap vaccine to those students who still need it for enrollment compliance.  Miles for Smiles will be present to accept applications for treatment. 

For more information, please call 417-326-5291.

 Documents Accepted for Proof of Residency

You will need to provide 1 of the documents listed below:

  1. Utility Bill (electric, water)
    • The bill must be no more than 30 days old, and
    • The bill must include parent’s name and current address
  2. Current Rental or Lease agreement
    • Dates of agreement
    • Name, address, phone and signatures of the lessee and owner
  3. Current Mortgage payment receipt, deed of trust, or housing contract
    •  Name and current address
  4. Current Polk County Paid Personal Property Tax Receipt
    • Name and current address

Summer feeding program begins July 5

Monday, 03 July 2017 13:41

Bolivar Schools, Polk County Health Department and several area churches and organizations will once again provide lunches for children ages 0-18 July 5-28. The program, “Lil Ji’s” will provide a free, nutritious lunch to anyone who visits one of several community distribution points. The distribution centers will be open from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The distribution centers are:

Bolivar Middle School, 604 W. Jackson

Bolivar United Methodist Church, Division and Main

Countryside Assembly, 2921 Morrisville Road


Cribbs Family Youth Park, 309 S. Clark 

Click here for lunch menu.

The program is funded by a grant through the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services and is named after Jianna Halbrook, the Bolivar student whose vision to feed those around her helped create the program.

Back to school items for BPS

Tuesday, 13 June 2017 12:40

August will be here soon! For those who like to get a jump on planning for the 2017-18 school year, please see the items below.

Click here for the 2017-18 Supply Lists for BPS.

Click here for the Back to School Parent letter. 

May newsletter now available

Wednesday, 29 March 2017 09:54

The May BPS Newsletter is now available. Please click here to view. 

BPS student pick up procedures

Thursday, 04 August 2016 09:07

Bolivar Primary is located right in the middle of a residential neighborhood and our options are limited.  Many individuals have studied the traffic flow including school officials, city officials, and the city police department.  Please use this written guide and map to help you understand where you should be picking up your child/children after school.

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01 August 2017 8:00 am

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Last Updated: July 27, 2017 at 9:14:00am CDT