The mission of the Spring Grove Area School District, in partnership with families, businesses, and community organizations, is to provide a safe and engaging learning environment that will challenge and motivate all students to demonstrate continual growth on assessments and to attain their full potential while preparing for the future.
Supported by dedicated staff, students, parents, and community, the Spring Grove Area School District is committed to pursuing excellence in education. By setting clear and measurable goals, analyzing data for informed decisions, employing best practices, engaging in effective communication, participating as a community of learners, and utilizing resources and technology wisely, we can create an academic environment in which all students can achieve their full potential.
We will treat all people with equality, dignity, and respect; we will educate all students to understand, accept, and value all members of the world community; and we invite the community at large to join with us in support of this mission.
The Spring Grove Area School District is located in south-central Pennsylvania in York County. The school district encompasses about 92 square miles and includes Heidelberg, Jackson, North Codorus, and Paradise townships, as well as the boroughs of Jefferson, New Salem, Seven Valleys, and Spring Grove. The area is primarily residential/rural.
The District currently operates three elementary schools (K-4), an intermediate school (5-6), a middle school (7-8) and a high school (9-12).
The Roth's Church Road Campus, on the outskirts of Spring Grove Borough, houses one elementary school, the intermediate school, and the high school, as well as the District’s stadium and other outdoor facilities. The District's Technology Center is also located on that campus.
Most district administrative services are housed in the Educational Service Center building.The overall physical plant includes an indoor swimming pool, an indoor and an outdoor track, various ball fields, as well as lighted tennis courts.
Spring Grove Area School District’s Comprehensive Plan has been approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education for implementation during the July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2022, cycle. This plan was developed during the 2017-2018 school year. Individuals representing a cross-section of the District’s stakeholders contributed to the updated plan. These goals will guide the District’s planning presently and in the future.
District Operational Plan
The Board of School Directors, in regular session at the July 13, 2020 voting meeting, approved the 2020-2021 District Operational Plan items as indicated within the body of the document.
Future Ready PA Index/ESSA Federal Report
The Future Ready PA Index offers a web-based resource that provides comprehensive information about school success and uses a dashboard model to highlight how schools are performing and making progress on multiple indicators.
The Future Ready PA Index is designed to provide clarity around specific indicators, including a subset of indicators that will be used in federal accountability determinations under Pennsylvania’s newly-approved Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Consolidated State Plan.
The Future Ready PA Index indicators are divided into three main categories:
1. State Assessment Measures
2. On-Track Measures
3. College and Career Measures
SGASD is committed to meeting the social, emotional, and academic needs of all learners. We will achieve academic excellence by delivering the PA Core Curriculum using best instructional practices, fostering positive relationships, and incorporating “Learning Without Limits” in all that we do.