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Springfield Public Schools District 186

  • $1,030,506raised
  • 2,285projects fully funded
  • 5,964donors
  • 32schools served
  • 23%of funding from individuals out of state
Message from Superintendent Jennifer Gill

We are so excited to partner with DonorsChoose. We’re proud of the creativity of our teachers and the innovative ways in which they support our students’ unique needs, as illustrated in the projects presented here. We hope that DonorsChoose offers a window into our classrooms and inspires our community to rally around our students and teachers. Together we are all #TEAM186!

About Springfield Public Schools District 186

Thank you for investing in our teachers and students through DonorsChoose. We're eager for our community to see how our teachers are carrying out our mission, vision, strategic goals and collective commitments on a daily basis.

The District, in collaboration with families and community, shall develop in all students the knowledge, understanding, skills, and attitudes to empower them to be responsible life-long learners and citizens in an ever-changing world. This will be accomplished in a climate that promotes high expectations, strives to meet individual needs, and values diversity.

Empowering Students, Families and Communities to Pursue Excellence

Strategic Goals
  • Expand opportunities for all students and empower them to learn and succeed
  • Enhance academic and emotional support so students can reach their full potential
  • Embrace a connected, committed and collaborative work environment
  • Engage families and community partners
  • Excel in fiscal responsibility and facilities planning and management

Collective Commitments
  • We are committed to affording equitable opportunities for all.
  • We are committed to celebrating a unified and diverse community of students and staff.
  • We are committed to providing a welcoming experience in every encounter.
  • We are committed to promoting a strong sense of District 186 and school pride.
  • We are committed to communicating relentlessly.