Springfield Public Schools
Springfield Public Schools is Missouri’s largest school district. We have built a reputation of academic excellence based on the outstanding performance of our students and schools. More than 23,500 students attend 35 elementary schools, an intermediate school (grades 5 – 6), nine middle schools, five high schools, Phelps Center for Gifted Education and four early childhood centers. In addition, we offer more than a dozen Choice Programs that cater to the diverse needs of many students including the International Baccalaureate program, Wonders of the Ozarks Learning Facility (WOLF), Academy of Exploration, Academy of Fine and Performing Arts, Health Sciences Academy @Mercy and the Middle College Program. All five of our district high schools are designated Missouri A+ Schools.
Each of our schools and programs align with our strategic plan.
A Tradition of Excellence
Springfield Public Schools has a long tradition of providing quality education to all students and exceeding community expectations. Here are some of our accomplishments:
- SPS 4-year graduation rate for 2020 was 93.6 %.
- SPS has the state's only K-12 International Baccalaureate program.
- The Springfield community has recently invested more than $220 million to improve its education facilities.
- SPS ensures a quality learning environment by recruiting and retaining highly qualified teachers. They average about 12.1 years of teaching experience and more than 62.9% have advanced degrees.