• 307 Broadway - PO Box 230
    Hannibal, Missouri 63401
    (573) 221-1101 

  • Hannibal Public Schools

    The Hannibal School District #60 is rated 'accredited with distinction in performance' by theMark Twain Elementary School photo Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Additional accreditation comes from the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools at the career center.


    The district features a grade configuration of pre-kindergarten, kindergarten and grades one through five in its elementary schools, grades six through eight in its middle school, and grades nine through twelve in its high school. The area career and technical center is also located on school district property. The district is comprised of five elementary attendance centers including Eugene Field, Mark Twain, Oakwood, Stowell, and Veterans.  All elementary schools are organized as pre-kindergarten through fifth grade.


    Special programs in early childhood education and parenting, guidance and counseling services, health programs, and special education programs are a vital part of the total program of the Hannibal School District. Also provided are remedial services, both during the school term and during a summer school program. A summer enrichment program is also offered to all students. In addition to these programs, a strong well-rounded, extracurricular program including athletics, performing and visual arts, and publications is offered by the district.


    There is a strong relationship between the school and community as evidenced by strong parental involvement, support, and partnership with community organizations. Each elementary and the middle school have active parent-teacher organizations and strong booster organizations exist for band, chorus, and athletics. Success in the activity programs and competitions is a source of community pride.


    The Hannibal Career and Technical Center provides a modern approach for career-technical programs for adults and secondary students. Trade and industrial programs offered include: building trades, graphic arts, welding, auto mechanics, machine tool, design drafting and industrial mechanics. Business programs include: computer applications, accounting, computer repair, computer multimedia, network technology, network administration, spreadsheets, keyboarding, legal office, medical office, web page design and marketing. Agriculture and childcare programs are also offered.

    Hannibal Private Schools

                    Holy Family Catholic School provides a nurturing Catholic education to students from pre-kindergarten through 8th grade. The school is fully accredited and offers a challenging and enriching curriculum. Curricular enhancements include the fine arts, physical education, a computer lab and an emphasis on technology integration.
                    St. John’s Lutheran School has served the Hannibal community since 1860. Enrollment in Pre-K through 5th grade is currently 150. St. John’s offers a full academic program plus religious instruction in a loving Christian atmosphere. The curriculum includes physical education, art, music, junior achievement and D.A.R.E.
                    Home education is also an option in Hannibal. The Hannibal Area Home Educators support group (HAHE) exists to provide information, activities, support and encouragement for families. HAHE meets regularly, sends out a monthly newsletter and organizes field trips and social events throughout the school year. Activities offered may include: choir, art, computers, quilting, public speaking, creative writing, horseback riding, sign language, a project fair, spelling bee, physical education and a graduation. For more information, contact Heather McSmith at kevsgirl021401@yahoo.com.

    Higher Education

                    With the motto “Knowledge for Service,” the mission of Hannibal-LaGrange University is to provide an excellent education in both liberal arts and professional disciplines in a distinctively Christian environment, thus preparing graduates for both personal and career effectiveness.
                    Situated on 110 acres of scenic hills and woods on the bluffs above the Mississippi River, HLGU’s campus provides spacious facilities for its diverse student body. This historic institution is a four-year, fully accredited, Southern Baptist-based University. HLGU was recently named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. This designation is the highest honor a college can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement. HLGU students are involved in community service as well as regional, national and international missions.
                    Hannibal-LaGrange offers more than 34 majors on the baccalaureate level and several pre-professional programs are offered on the associate level. Additional programs include an honors program for gifted and highly motivated students, an MSE degree, an adult degree completion program and online classes. With almost 1,300 students, HLGU is committed to their education and is appropriately sized for personal attention from faculty and staff. The student/faculty ratio is 14:1 and most classes have fewer than 20 students, thus providing for excellent interaction.

                     Moberly Area Community College opened the MACC Hannibal Area Higher Education Center in 2000 due to a growing demand for community college services. The facility currently serves over 360 students. The Hannibal site offers a full AAS degree in Early Childhood, a full AA transfer degree and a full AAT Associate of Arts in Teaching degree.
                     In January 2014, a brand new campus was completed and opened for classes. The MACC Hannibal location has several well-equipped classrooms and labs, updated computer lab, resource center, student commons and a faculty/staff office space. MACC is also able to accommodate students that graduate from high school with the A+ certification. Most classes are offered both day and night with scheduling available to meet the needs of both traditional and working students.