Springfield, MA

Springfield Public Schools
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Our school system is large and diverse, with approximately 23,000 students, about 5,000 employees, and more than 60 schools. Along with strong basic skills programs, enrichment and extracurricular activities also add depth and scope to the overall educational program. Our pre-k to grade 12 curriculum is designed to meet the needs of all—not just some—of our students.

Our Mission

The Springfield Promise is reimagining schools to:

• Partner with families and the community as essential to student success;

• Attract, develop, support, retain, and promote exceptional and diverse educators and staff;

• Prioritize purposeful teaching, empowered learners, culturally responsive instruction, collaborative learning environments, and joyful and meaningful learning;

• Empower students to grow as whole people; and,

• Graduate students ready for success in college, career, and life.

Our Core Values

  • We are committed to advancing educational equity through ensuring just outcomes for each student, raising historically marginalized voices, and challenging imbalances of power and privilege.
  • We value and center our student’s diverse experiences by practicing culturally and historically responsive practices; relying on resources and teaching practices that support students to develop their identity and critical perspectives on the world.
  • We focus on opportunities to improve outcomes by adopting an asset -oriented mindset; learning from and building on the strengths of our students, families, staff, and community partners.
  • We prioritize people by listening before we speak, practicing empathy, hearing before we decide, choosing collaboration, and showing kindness.

Our Vision

Students Envisioning and Achieving their Success


Springfield Public Schools is committed to providing a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We value and appreciate the voices of our students, parents, staff, and community.  As we share our stories, we learn new perspectives from each other and begin to build our district into a culture of equity and proficiency.  We encourage applicants to come and join our progressive team.

A Culture of Equity and Proficiency

  • Acknowledged by Forbes as one of America’s top midsize employers two years in a row
  • Offers competitive teacher salaries starting at $51,038 (Bachelors, no prior experience) and ranging from $55,401-$82,196 (Masters, 0-12 years prior experience)
  • Partners with local colleges & universities to offer discounted tuition and enrollment rates
  • Creates student-centered classrooms that leverage 1:1 technology to support student learning
  • Provides ongoing professional development and offers multiple career ladder opportunities
  • Always innovating, including the launch of a state-of the-art Culinary and Nutrition Center
  • Participates in Student Loan Forgiveness programs and offers competitive stipends for critical needs areas
  •  Located in a city of firsts including the birthplace of basketball and “Dr. Seuss”
  • Springfield is a city on the rise according to MSNBC
  • Committed to sustaining a culture of equity and proficiency in which everybody is thriving


Springfield Public Schools
1550 Main Street
Springfield, MA 1103

Contact Us

Phone: (141) 378-77100