Spring-Ford Area School District

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Spring-Ford Area School District
Address
857 South Lewis Road
Royersford, Pennsylvania, 19468
United States
District information
Established1955
SuperintendentDavid Goodin
Other information
Websitewww.spring-ford.net

The Spring-Ford Area School District is a K-12 school district based in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States, and expands into Chester County, Pennsylvania. The Spring-Ford Area School District came into being when Royersford School District and Spring City School District merged in 1955 (1955-56 school year). The district's name is taken from the "Spring" in Spring City and the "Ford" from Royersford.

The district serves the residents of the Boroughs of Royersford and Spring City, and the Townships of Limerick and Upper Providence. Many of the postal addresses within the district do not reflect the municipal borders, and may have addresses in Oaks, Mont Clare (both villages in Upper Providence), Linfield (a village in Limerick), Collegeville, Phoenixville, Pottstown, Schwenksville, or Perkiomenville as well.

As of October 1, 2009, the district had an enrollment of 7,711 pupils, making it the 31st largest public school district in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the second largest serving parts of Montgomery County.[1] Two years prior, the district's enrollment had only been 7,372, and was only the 34th largest public school district in the Commonwealth.[2] .

List of Schools[edit]

Attendance at elementary schools (K-4) is determined by place of residency within the school district. While the elementary schools below are grouped by municipality, students residing in other municipalities most likely attend that school alongside students from the municipality in which the school is located. Above 4th Grade, all students within the school district attend schools by grade, regardless of place of residency within the school district.

Most of the elementary schools are named based on location, although Brooke and Evans are named after two of the founding families of Limerick Township.

  1. Elementary (Kindergarten through 4th Grade):
  2. Intermediate 5th/6th Grade Center
  3. Middle School:
    • 7th Grade Center
    • 8th Grade Center
  4. High School:
    • 9th Grade Center
    • 10/11/12th Grade Center

Due to the unprecedented rapid growth of the school district in the 1990s, many of these school buildings have changed roles a number of times through the years.

The current 8th Grade Center was originally the Royersford Junior/Senior High School, hosting grades 7 through 12. From 1961 to 1982, it served as the Spring-Ford Junior High School, hosting grades 7 through 9. It was later converted to a middle school that hosted grades 6 through 8.

The 9th Grade Center was built in 1961 and was used as the Spring-Ford Senior High School for grades 10 through 12 until 1982, when it hosted grades 9 through 12. After the new high school was built, it hosted grades 7 and 8 before being converted to the 9th Grade Center.

One of the buildings previously serving as the Royersford Elementary School is currently the Royersford Free Public Library, and also served as the building for the Spring-Ford Area Historical Society for a short period of time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pennsylvania Department of Education (2010-09-01). "October 1 Enrollment by LEA, Year: 2009 - 2010" (Microsoft Excel 97-2003 (.xls)). Retrieved 2010-09-11.
  2. ^ Pennsylvania Department of Education (2010-09-03). "October 1 Enrollment by LEA, Year: 2007 - 2008" (Microsoft Excel 97-2003 (.xls)). Retrieved 2010-09-11.

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