Quality education and small school environments are clearly a strength for Moniteau County, where we are home to five public school districts, including three public high schools:

  • Jamestown High School
  • California High School
  • Tipton High School

In addition, private schools include the California Christian Academy (Non-Denominational, 2nd-7th grades) in California, and the Andrew School (Roman Catholic, K-9th grades) in Tipton.

Several highly rated colleges and universities are also within easy commuting distance of Moniteau County:

  • Columbia College (Columbia)
  • Lincoln University (Jefferson City)
  • Linn State Technical College (Linn)
  • Metro Business College (Jefferson City)
  • State Fair Community College (Sedalia, with satellite campus in Boonville)
  • Stephens College (Columbia)
  • University of Missouri – Columbia (Columbia)
  • Westminster College (Fulton)
  • William Woods University (Fulton)