Award Year: 2022

Springfield Elementary School

12 S Burns Avenue
Springfield, MN, 56087-1299

(507) 723-4286

Principal Jeff Kuehn, Principal at time of Nomination

Title I School

Springfield School District

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Springfield Public School District: Learning for All! Vision: Schools embrace an UNCOMMON mindset and seeks excellence in everything that we do.

Student Demographics
  • White: 89%
  • Hispanic: 11%
Tiger Trek Color Run girls celebrating a successful finish!

"Tiger Trek Color Run" girls celebrating a successful finish!

Springfield Elementary School is a place where UNCOMMON things happen. Situated in the small town of Springfield, and surrounded by the cornfields of southwestern Minnesota, this school provides students with a sense of belonging and pride that cannot be overstated. Springfield's culture is positive, uplifting, and contagious. Students take pride in being a TIGER and they commit themselves to getting better each day, regardless of the subject, situation, or surroundings. Students want to be part of Springfield Elementary because they know that they will be seen as individuals, challenged as learners, and be given opportunities to accomplish great things.

Springfield Elementary is focused on building great students and great scholars. The Tiger Way, school's motto, guides everyone in being respectful, responsible, and safe.Character, integrity, and doing the right thing are emphasized always. Meaningful, personal connections are key, and the school stresses the importance of knowing and being known. The entire learning community is bound together by a belief that excellence should be pursued in all circumstances and that the highest standards are its goals. Learning for all is expected and academic achievement is celebrated at every turn. These efforts have brought about student growth and success and have given future generations of students a legacy to carry forward. The exceptional accomplishments of this school are the result of the UNCOMMON people that call it home!