School Profile

ADMINISTRATION
Dr. Wayne Burke, Superintendent
Mr. Brad Willson, Assistant Superintendent and Director of Human Resources
Mr. Marc Williams, Principal
● Mr. Timothy Shea, Assistant Principal
● Mr. Jeffrey Miller, Assistant Principal and Activities Director


STUDENT SERVICES
Mrs. Debra Woofter, Lead Counselor, A-K, 913-592-7237, gravesd@usd230.org
Mrs. Katie George, Counselor, L-Z, 913-592-7373, georgek@usd230.org
Mr. Clay Frigon, Career & Technical Education Coordinator, 913-592-7355, frigonc@usd230.org
Mrs. Janet Taylor, Registrar and Secretary to the Counselors, 913-592-7448, taylorj@usd230.org

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PROFILESCHOOL
Spring Hill High School is a public high school, grades 9-12.  Spring Hill is accredited by the Kansas State Department of Education and was unified in 1968.  The district has historically served a rural population. Enrollment for 2016-17 was 701, and enrollment for 2017-18 is currently estimated to be 730 for grades 9-12. Overall district enrollment, including K12 online school, is estimated to be 2,987 for 2017-18.  The graduation rate of SHHS is 99%, with 82% of students, on average, continuing to post-secondary education (43% of those to four-year and 39% to two-year colleges).  



COMMUNITY
Spring Hill is home to over 6,000 residents and is located 30 miles south of Kansas City, Missouri. Spring Hill is in close proximity to Interstate 35.  The district covers 71 square miles in Johnson and Miami counties, including portions of Olathe and Overland Park, as well as Spring Hill.  The area that the USD#230 district serves has become favorable as affordable new housing for families desiring a small-town setting with a school system that offers excellent education.  USD230 currently has three elementary and two middle schools, as well as a partnership with K12 virtual school.  Construction is currently underway on additional elementary and middle schools slated to open in the fall sessions of 2018 and 2019 respectively.



GRADING

A: 90% (4.0) B: 80-89.99% (3.0-3.99) C: 70-79.99 (2.0-2.99) D: 60-69.99 (1.0-1.99) F: below 59% and below (.99 GPA & below).

All grades at SHHS are unweighted and allow for a maximum 4.0 cumulative GPA.


GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

24 credits, as well as Kansas and district curriculum standards are required for graduation. Valedictorians and salutatorians are determined based on cumulative GPA and credit completion of the Kansas State Scholar Curriculum (most rigorous). Requirements for graduation, for a total of 24 credits, from Spring Hill High School are:

English/Language Arts: 4 Units Mathematics: 3 Units Science: 3 Units
Social Studies: 3 Units Computer/Technology: 1 Unit Fine Arts: 1 Unit
Physical Education: 1 Unit Electives: 8 Units


COURSES OVERVIEW

Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate courses are not offered at Spring Hill High School.

HONORS COURSES:
Honors English 2, Calculus/Analytical Geometry HNRS, Chemistry 2 HNRS, Composition I & 2 HNRS

COLLEGE CREDIT COURSES*:
College Composition 1 & 2, College Biology, College Algebra, Statistics and College Calculus
*Offered in partnership with Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS.

C.N.A. CERTIFICATION
Certified Nursing Aide Certifications are offered through Johnson County & Fort Scott Community Colleges at little or no cost to high school students.  The CTE Coordinator works with students to assist them in successful completion of the program while attending SHHS. This program is a pathway to nursing, pharmacology and the medical sciences.

TESTING and COLLEGE ENTRANCE 2016-17

ACT Composite average (test year 2016): 22.5; an average of 57% of graduates in 2016 & 2017 took the ACT.
SAT V: 632; M: 616; W: 607; an average of 1.2% of graduates in 2014 & 2015 took the SAT
National Merit: 1 Semi-Finalist, 2 Commended in 2015.
1.2% of graduates in both 2014 & 2015 used the Common Application for college entrance.

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