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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. 

Five (5) of Springboro Schools' six (6) schools have been recognized as a Purple Star School by the Ohio Department of Education: Clearcreek Elementary (PreK - 1), Dennis Elementary (Grades 2 - 5), Five Points Elementary (Grades 2 - 5), Springboro Junior High (Grades 7 - 8), Springboro High School (Grades 9 - 12). Our Grade 6 school building, Springboro Intermediate, is currently pending approval.

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. Close to 30% of our district students have a family member who currently serves (or has served) in the United States Military. We're here to help!

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 Million Military Children Have Experienced a Parental Deployment Over the Last Twenty Years
- 1/3 of School-Age Military Children Show Psychosocial Behaviors Such as Being Anxious or Worrying Often

Children of Military Families

"Children of Military Families" - Watch Video Here
A resource to understand what it's like to have a parent serving in the military

Our Purple Star Schools

Sandy Grable, District Liaison 

Dennis Elementary (Grades 2 - 5)
Five Points Elementary (Grades 2 - 5)
Springboro Junior High (Grades 7 - 8)
Springboro High School (Grades 9 - 12)

*Pending: Springboro Intermediate (Grade 6)