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Springfield Public Schools

Jennifer Gill, Superintendent
1900 West Monroe Street
Springfield, IL 62704
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First day of school is Monday, August 21

August 18, 2017

The first day of school for District 186 students is Monday, Aug. 21. Teachers officially returned on Thursday, Aug. 17, and are prepared to welcome students back to kick off the 2017-18 school year.

Families are encouraged to contact their child’s school with any questions regarding the first day, as well as check school calendars for special beginning-of-the-year events and open houses.

All students entering pre-k, kindergarten, 6th and 9th grades, as well as all students new to District 186, must have current physicals and immunizations. Students entering their senior year must also have a meningococcal vaccine. Students who cannot provide current health information will be excluded from school beginning on Tuesday, Sept. 5.