The Malden R-1 School District provides a quality education to students in grades K-12. The staff is dedicated to teaching and preparing young minds so students can further their strong foundation of discovery and knowledge as they successful careers and/or approach college. The administration and school board invite your interest in the school.
Malden Schools offers its students programs and services to meet a variety of needs. Extracurricular activities include Malden's state championship BETA Club and many others active for boys and girls. Of course, the school system tries to keep the students happy and healthy with a well-rounded breakfast and lunch menu
The successful approach to educating students can be seen in the state's annual report card of schools where Malden's attendance, testing and graduation numbers are above the state average. Malden R-1 will continue to focus on its students and their success. For more information about the school district, please contact Malden R-1 Schools at 573-276-5794.
The Malden School System also has an active alumni association. Among the various scholarships available to graduating seniors, the alumni association grants scholarships annually to four worthy recipients. Monies are generated by the group through its annual Homecoming Weekend Golf Tournament and luncheon, dues and donations.
Local colleges and truck driving school
The local colleges are just a short commute from Malden, any where from 15 miles to 30 miles.
- Southern Missouri Truck Driving School (SMTDS) Campus in Malden (573) 276-3860
- Three Rivers College Main campus in Poplar Bluff 573-840-9605 with satellite campuses in Dexter and Kennett
- Southeast Missouri University Main campus in Cape Girardeau (573) 651-2000 with satellite campuses in Kennett and Sikeston