Four high schools are conveniently located in the lake area, and the graduating senior classes have ACT scores that are consistently above the state and national averages. Two out of three graduates advance on to college. The area has two technical career centers, a four-year liberal arts college extension campus, and a satellite community college. These educational institutions work closely with community businesses to provide needed training for the area’s workforce.

School of the Osage  


Lake West Christian Academy

Eldon R-1 Schools

Camdenton R-III Schools

King's Academy

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