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Springboro Schools
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Military Families

Purple Star School

The Ohio Department of Education's (ODE) Purple Star Designation is awarded to military-friendly schools that have demonstrated a major commitment to students and families connected to our nation’s military. Springboro Junior High School has been recognized as a Purple Star School by the Ohio Department of Education.

Military Families Connected

Springboro Schools recognizes that Military Families face unique challenges, and our district strives to do all that is possible to help our students and their families throughout the school year. We're here to help!
Over 30% of our Springboro Junior High School (SJHS) students have a family member who currently serves (or has served) in the United States Military.

Facts - Did You Know?

- Currently There are 1.2 million Military Children of Active Duty Members Worldwide  
- Over 80% of Military Children Attend a Public School
- The Average Military Family Moves Households Three (3) Times More Often Than Their Civilian Counterpart
- Over Two (2) Million Military Children Have Experienced a Parental Deployment Over the Last Twenty (20) Years
- 1/3 of School-Age Military Children Show Psychosocial Behaviors Such as Being Anxious or Worrying Often


Support Staff

Springboro Junior High School
Maureen Ruether, Principal

Our Support Staff can assist in facilitating with any transition or support needs during enrollment, parental leave and/or academic questions. Also, our Support Staff can work with counselors to help facilitate necessary conversations with any staff members.