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From the Principal

Springfield School serves approximately 400 pre-kindergarten through sixth grade students.  Our school community focuses on providing a safe and nurturing environment that encourages life-long learning while providing a challenging education.  Students are guided to develop positive social skills to encourage their growth as productive and responsible citizens.  The teachers at Springfield are dedicated professionals who work hard to ensure a positive and supportive environment for every student.  We strive to develop a partnership with our families to ensure the best education for our students.


                                                                                                 Adam Thorns

Welcome Back to another exciting school year!  I hope that everyone had a safe and relaxing summer and that you are looking forward to another great year.  The first day of school (Aug 24) is a full day: 8:20-2:45.  Breakfast, hot lunch, and milk will be served for those who are signed up.  The first day of prekingergarten is Monday, August 29.

Our Back to School Night is Tuesday, August 30, from 6:00-7:00pm.  We hope that everyone can come out to tour Springfield School and to see your child's classroom.

If you have not yet had the opportunity to become involved in Springfield’s Parent Group, consider attending the first meeting of the year on Wednesday, September 21, at 9:30am..  To stay current on upcoming activities, friend your Parent Group on Facebook:


Don't forget that every Tuesday is Springfield Night at Kenootz Pizzeria. Just mention Springfield School when you order and 25% of your sale comes back to our school.




Please go to the Midlothian School District 143 REGISTRATION page for all of the details.

Supply List:

Springfield School Supply List - All Grades for 2016-2017

Illinois State Board of Education

Illinois School Report Card


Springfield Parent Group

Please visit the Parent Group’s new Facebook page: MSD 143 – Springfield School.


First Day of School

Wed Aug 24

First Day for PreK

Mon Aug 29


Sixth grade students are encouraged to try-out for the various sports and academic competitions through their respective junior highs.   Information will be made available throughout the year.