South O'Brien School District

Our mission is to prepare students to be responsible citizens and lifelong learners.

Coming together as ONE, we are South O'Brien.



Elementary School

The Primghar Site houses South O’Brien Little Paws Preschool, Transitional Kindergarten and Grades K-6.

Principal: Mike Morran:

Office Staff: 

Jonna Rohrbaugh:

Rochelle Hofmeyer:


PO Box P
155 3rd St NE
Primghar, IA 51245

Phone:  712-957-3755

Fax:  712-957-0205

The Long Distance Toll-Free Number 1-877-493-2545 is answered in the JH/HS Principal’s Office in Paullina. Messages about students will be forwarded to the Elementary as needed.

The South O’Brien Elementary Principal’s Office is on the North side of the elementary building.  Visitors, please press the call button to the left of the doors to gain entry to the building.

ALL daytime visitors must report to the office and sign in when you enter the building. You will receive a visitor lanyard to wear. Please return the lanyard and sign out before you leave. This is a common safety policy at all schools.

Thank you for your cooperation!