Springfield Township High School

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Springfield Township High School
Springfield Township High School Seal.JPG
Address
1801 E. Paper Mill Road
Erdenheim, Pennsylvania, 19038
United States
Information
School type Public high school
Established 1924
School district Springfield Township School District
Principal Dr. Charles E. Rittenhouse
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 775 [1]
Campus type Suburban
Color(s) Blue and Steel          
Mascot Spartan
Publication The Chronicle
Yearbook Retina
Information 215-233-6030
Website

Springfield Township High School (commonly STHS) is a public high school serving grades 9-12.[note 1] The school serves Springfield Township, Pennsylvania and is the sole high school of the Springfield Township School District.

Academics[edit]

The school offers fourteen Advanced Placement exams and the opportunity to earn college credit from Penn State University and Montgomery County Community College.[1]

The students take three or four 90 minutes classes in the school's intensive block scheduling program.[1]

In 2009, 93% of the graduating students continued on the higher education, 77% to four-year programs and 16% to two-year programs. Springfield students averaged a 1628 on the SAT I (out of a possible 2400), and outscored the national average by more than 20 points in each of the three sections.[note 2][1]

Press[edit]

In 2009, Philadelphia Magazine ranked Springfield Township High School #16 in their list, "The Top Public High Schools 2009" which ranks "the region’s best performers."[2]

Notable alumni[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ On October 20, 2009 the School Board approved a restructuring plan that will relocate 8th grade to the middle school leaving grades 9-12 in the high school. Meeting Minutes
  2. ^ Springfield students outscored the National Average by 24 points in Mathematics, 47 in Writing, and 48 in Critical Reading.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d http://www.sdst.org/pdf/09_hs_profile.pdf
  2. ^ http://www.phillymag.com/philly/public_schools_2009

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°06′10″N 75°11′49″W / 40.1029°N 75.1969°W / 40.1029; -75.1969