Collaboration critical to educational successes

Springfield Public Schools has connected with businesses and community partners to expand options for the district’s 25,000 students, but funding challenges remain.

Springfield Public Schools’ strategic plan 2015–2020 set forth a collective vision for the community and the district’s 25,000 students. SPS seeks to engage students, staff and the community to expand our thinking of a high-quality SPS graduate and ensure all students — regardless of background — succeed academically.



Community collaboration and support
Ensure equity of opportunity
Stable results measures

The achievement gap
Instability of funding

The following indicators have been identified as instrumental to the Red Flags and Blue Ribbons listed in this section of the 2017 Community Focus Report. Click on an indicator to learn more about the topic.

Associate Degree or HigherMap showing population with an associate degree or higher in Greene County, MO

High School Graduation Rate


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