Change of Address

Springfield Local Schools' families who have moved to a new address are asked to please update the information provided to the district immediately. In order to initiate this change to our Student Information System, parents/guardians must complete an Affidavit of Current Residency and provide the appropriate proof of residency OR electronically update this information on their Parent PowerSchool account. For more information, email

Background Checks

Springfield Local Schools requires all volunteers, coaches, staff renewing licenses, and potential new hires to complete a background check. Those in need of a background check are asked to email Amanda Wilhelm to schedule a convenient day/time to complete their background check procedure.


Springfield Local Schools is not an Open Enrollment district (meaning students residing outside of district boundaries and does not accept students who reside outside of the school districts boundary.

Knowingly falsifying your residency is a violation of the Ohio Revised Code: Section 2921.13 (A)(6) which is a First Degree Misdemeanor punishable by a prison term of six (6) months and/or a fine up to $1,000.00. Further the affiant will be billed (and prosecuted in court, if necessary) to collect all back tuition which may be due. Inaccurate and/or false information will result in immediate withdrawal of your child(ren) from the Springfield Local School District. The Board of Education reserves the right to verify for each student residency and other conditions of eligibility for tuition-free education as well as the validity of the claim of any student to an education in the District. (Board Policy #5111).

The following documents are accepted as proof of residency:

If a family rents or leases:

  • Please provide a copy of a valid and current lease agreement containing renter's name, lease term, address, landlord's name and contact information.

If a family owns a home or recently purchased:

  • Please provide a copy of the signed purchase agreement, settlement statement, closing disclosure or printed copy of Lucas County Areis information.

If a family is living with someone that is the owner of the home:

  • Complete a Residency Verification form AND provide two bills within the last 30 days. (Note: For new enrollments, using the school notary is required.)