Welcome to the Spring Hill School District! From our start in the late 1800s, the district has grown to encompass 71 square miles of land, including three municipalities and parts of two counties. While many changes have occurred during our history, one important moment was the school unification process that occurred in 1964, which created Unified School District #230 to serve our students in kindergarten through 12 grade. With around 3,700 students and growing at nearly 5% annually, we have a reputation for providing excellent educational opportunities to its students and ensuring their needs come first.
Parents and community members are encouraged to become involved with district schools and programs, and are integral to the district’s ability to provide ongoing educational success in a caring learning environment. This partnership with families and patrons ensures that district students have access to quality schools, which are the foundation of a strong community. In addition to their academic opportunities, students may participate in a wide range of extracurricular activities and community service projects.
As the district moves forward, our schools and communities will continue to share a proud heritage as well as a progressive attitude toward education for all children. Everyone in the district is committed to continuous improvement. With support from parents and the community, work continues each day by dedicated staff members to prepare today’s students for tomorrow’s opportunities. Ultimately, success is realized, as students become life-long learners and productive members of the global society.
Statistics At A Glance
Spring Hill Schools provide quality educational opportunities to its students and has been recognized at the state level and nationally for its academic, community service, and technology programs.
- Around 3,700 total students
- District encompasses 71 square miles, including portions of Johnson and Miami Counties
- Ten schools, including one early learning academy, five elementary schools (K-5), two middle schools (6-8), a high school (9-12), and a virtual school
- Third middle school opening 2023-24
- More than 570 employees, including teachers, nurses, classified and administrators
- About 60 percent of the faculty hold Masters Degrees or higher, and have an average of 15 years experience
- Excellent pupil-teacher ratios
- All district schools average above state and national academic benchmarks
- Approximately 85 percent of students continue their education after graduation
- High school students can receive college credit via the Johnson County Community College
- High school students who take the ACT, score above the state and national averages (average composite score)
- Utilization of the Skyward system, which enhances information sharing between students, parents and schools
Accreditation of Schools
The Spring Hill School District meets all requirements for accreditation by the Kansas State Department of Education.
All teachers must meet state certification requirements, and hold at minimum a Bachelor's Degree. All teachers must complete additional study to retain certification.
Student Entrance Requirements
- Age - Pupils enrolling in kindergarten must be five years old on or before August 31 of the year in which they enroll. Pupils entering school for the first time at the first grade level must be six years old on or before August 31 of the current year. Age verification is required. Kansas law makes no provision for waiving student age requirements.
- Residence - All children, who have an actual legal residence in the school district and meet the legal age requirements, are entitled to attend public schools unless excused, excluded, or suspended in accordance with the terms of Kansas law and policies of the Board. Children in grades K through 12, living outside the school district, will not be admitted to district schools unless they meet the criteria of USD 230 Policy JBC.
- Health - All students enrolled in the district must have certification from a licensed physician or local health department stating that they have received (or are in the process of receiving and will have completed within 90 days after admission to the school) tests and inoculations as are deemed necessary by the Secretary of the State Department of Health and Environment. For further information, call any of the district’s schools and ask for the nurse.