Christian Ott Elementary School

Do you have a special talent or like to watch others share theirs?

Come to the Ott Gold Star Talent Show

Thursday, May 14th

7:00 p.m.


May CHARACTERplus Trait-Self-Control

Ott is a proud participant in the district’s character education program, CHARACTERplus, a program which emphasizes positive character traits in all areas of a student’s life.  To learn more about this program, click here.

May: SELF-CONTROL–to express your feelings and actions in an appropriate manner

About Christian Ott Elementary

Welcome to Christian Ott Elementary, home of the Bear Cubs. Christian Ott takes pride in its rich history as the oldest elementary school in the Independence School District. We are committed to providing powerful learning experiences for all children in order to develop knowledgeable and successful learners.

School Hours:  9:00 a.m. - 3:54 p.m.

Christian Ott Elementary School       1525 N. Noland Rd.                                 Independence, MO 64050

(816) 521-5435

Mission Statement

Where students are learning the skills they will need to be successful citizens of the future.



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National School of Character!


Our school was just named a NATIONAL School of Character!  Two years ago, we were named a STATE School of Character, but now a higher honor has been bestowed upon us.  We are thrilled and so proud of Dr. Laughlin, our staff, and students for their diligence to live daily with great character!

End of the Year School Bash!

End of Year Bash!   

        6:00-8:00 PM

      Friday, May 15th

Join us to celebrate a successful school year at Ott.  Our PTA is sponsoring a big bash that will include games, prizes, food, and a lot of fun!! Our book fair will also be open.  Bring your whole family to the big Luau for this night of fun!  

Dr. Ronnee Laughlin,  Principal

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