Adair County R-1 School System, or Novinger Schools, is located just north of Novinger on Hwy 149. The school system serves residents of the school district from Kindergarten through the 12th grade.
Higher Education Within 8 Miles of Novinger:
Truman State University is a public liberal arts and sciences university located in Missouri, United States. It is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges. Truman has 6,149 enrolled students in the Fall 2013, with 60% (3,677) women, and 4% (251) postgraduates, pursuing degrees in 48 undergraduate, and nine Graduate programs. Located in Kirksville, in the northeastern portion of Missouri, the University is named after President Harry Truman, the only president born in Missouri. Until 1996, the school was known as Northeast Missouri State University, but the Board of Trustees voted to change the school's name to better reflect its statewide mission. In the 2014 U.S. News & World Report College Rankings, Truman placed tenth in the Midwest among regional universities. Truman State is the only public institution in Missouri that is officially designated to pursue highly selective admissions standards.
Moberly Area Community College (commonly known as MACC) is a two-year college based in Moberly, Missouri, United States. In addition to the main campus in Moberly, MACC has six satellite campus sites across a large portion of Northeastern and central Missouri: Columbia, Edina, Hannibal, Kirksville, Macon, and Mexico. The college is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. In 2010 MACC enrollment was approximately 5,600 students.
A.T. Still University of Health Sciences (ATSU) is a non-profit, private, graduate school focusing on health sciences, as well as the world's first osteopathic medical school. Founded in 1892 by Andrew Taylor Still, DO, the school is based in Kirksville, Missouri, United States, with a second campus in Arizona. ATSU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The current and eleventh president of ATSU is Craig M. Phelps, DO