South Hadley Public Schools

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South Hadley Public Schools
District information
Type Public
Open enrollment[1]
Grades Pre K - 12
Superintendent Nicholas Young
Budget $29,624,595 total
$14,315 per pupil
Other information

South Hadley Public Schools, also known as South Hadley School Department, is a school district in South Hadley, Massachusetts, United States. The superintendent is Nicholas Young.[3]


A five-person school committee, the equivalent of a board of education elsewhere, oversees the school district. The chairman of the school committee is John Kelly.[3][4]


The district operates the following schools:

Bullying incident[edit]

South Hadley High School came to the attention of the national news media as the result of the suicide of 15-year-old student Phoebe Prince on January 14, 2010.[5][6][7][8]


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  3. ^ a b Constantine, Sandra (March 31, 2010). "South Hadley superintendent Gus Sayer says DA's findings in Phoebe Prince case consistent with school's investigation". The Republican. Retrieved April 3, 2010. 
  4. ^ "School Committee". South Hadley Public Schools. Retrieved April 3, 2010. 
  5. ^ Cullen, Kevin (January 24, 2010). "The untouchable Mean Girls". The Boston Globe. Retrieved March 30, 2010. 
  6. ^ McCabe, Kathy (January 24, 2010). "Teen's suicide prompts a look at bullying". The Boston Globe. Retrieved March 30, 2010. 
  7. ^ Sandra Constantine (January 27, 2010). "In wake of Phoebe Prince's apparent suicide, hundreds pack South Hadley meeting to discuss bullying in schools". The Republican. Retrieved March 30, 2010. 
  8. ^ Vaznis, James (January 26, 2010). "Beacon Hill lawmakers see urgent need for antibullying bill – The Boston Globe". Boston Globe. Retrieved March 30, 2010. 

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