Quick Facts

General Facts

  • Springwood was founded in 1970
  • Enrollment: 276 students
  • Student/Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Campus: seven buildings located on 46 beautiful acres including outstanding athletic facilities
  • Mission Statement: As a college preparatory school, Springwood is dedicated to providing a quality education in a nurturing environment, focusing on mind, body, and spirit.
  • Springwood is a boarding school for students in grades 9 through 12 and day school for students in K4 through



  • Dual Accreditation
  • Dual Enrollment
  • Springwood Online
  • Class of 2018 was offered scholarships totaling over $2.3 million (29 seniors)
  • Class of 2017 was offered scholarships totaling over $3.2 million (29 seniors)
  • 100% of Springwood graduates accepted to college of their choice
  • Top 6 students in 2018 senior class had a composite ACT score of 30 or higher
  • ESL support class


Recognition / Awards

  • In July 2018, Springwood collected our 7th consecutive AISA Blue Ribbon Award recognition and finished as a runner-up in the AISA President’s Award competition, after having won 3 straight titles in the preceding years.
  • AISA Blue Ribbon School Designation… Six Consecutive Years (2012-2018)
  • AISA President’s Award 2016-2017…Three Consecutive Years (2015-2017)
  • AISA High School Scholars Bowl State Champions…Six Consecutive Years (2012-2017)


Springwood School Accreditations

  • AdvancED
  • Southern Association of Independent Schools
  • Southern Association of Colleges & Schools



  • Alabama Independent School Association
  • Georgia Independent School Association
  • StudyAlabama
  • AIRC – American International Recruitment Council



Academic Achievements


  • Class of 2018 received over $2.3 million in College Scholarships
  • 100% of Springwood graduates accepted to college of their choice
  • Top 6 students in senior class have a composite ACT score of 30 or higher
  • National Honors Society inductees (9)
  • Junior Scholars inductees (9)
  • AISA District VI Spelling Bee participants (8)
  • AISA State Oratorical Contest participants (2)
  • Duke TIP qualifiers in Grades 4-7 (18)
  • Science Olympiad awards (6)
  • AISA Hall of Fame inductee—Dale Freeman
  • Greater Valley Area Chamber of Commerce's Classroom Teacher of the Year
  • STEM Teacher of the Year Finalist
  • State Geography Bee qualifier
  • AISA State Technology Fair awards (7)
  • AISA State Technology Fair— Top 3 Finish in all 3 grade categories
  • AISA State Science Fair qualifier
  • GISA Middle School Quiz Bowl All-Tournament team selection
  • GISA Middle School Quiz Bowl Team All-Stars selections (2)
  • JV Scholars Bowl 3rd overall at the Boll Weevil Scholars Bowl competition
  • AISA District Math competition overall winners for Middle and High School
  • AISA District Math competition Top Scorer
  • AISA District Middle School Scholars Bowl 1st Place finish
  • AISA State Middle School Scholars Bowl 3rd place finish
  • GISA State Middle School Quiz Bowl Championship 6th place finish
  • AISA District Scholar’s Bowl 1st Place Finish (12th straight district championship)
  • Added ESL support class and William Faulkner and Southern History class


Fine Arts Achievements


  • AISA Choral Festival Most Outstanding Choral Student award
  • AISA All State Honor Band selections (2)
  • AISA All-Star Band selections (3)
  • AISA State Drama Festival 1st place for Ensemble Acting and 1st place for Solo Acting
  • AISA State Drama Festival 3rd place for Musical Drama
  • Trumbauer District Theatre Festival Excellent selections (5) Superior selections (5)
  • Alabama Conference of Theatre awards (3)
  • Alabama Conference of Theatre 1st Place in the Novice Musical Theatre
  • AISA District Art Show 1st place winners (10)
  • Farm City Coloring Contest First Place winner
  • Springwood Theatre department performed “The Wizard of Oz”
  • Springwood Theatre department performed K-12 Christmas program


Athletic Achievements


  • AISA Football All-Stars (2)
  • AISA Student-Athlete selections (2)
  • Opelika-Auburn News Football Player of the Week
  • Wendy's High School Heisman Scholarship recipients (2)
  • AISA Cheer All-Star
  • Cross Country Hogansville Tower Trail Run medal winners (7)
  • AISA State Boys Cross Country qualifiers (8)
  • AISA State Girls Cross Country qualifiers (5)
  • WLTZ Cross Country Scholar Athlete of the Week
  • AISA Boys Basketball 3A Region 1 tournament semi-finalists
  • AISA Boys Basketball Region Tournament Runner Up
  • AISA Boys Basketball AISA Elite Eight
  • AISA Girls All-Star Basketball team selection
  • AISA Boys All-Star Basketball team selections (2)
  • AISA State Softball Tournament qualifier
  • AISA State Varsity Girls Track Runner Up in the 100 hurdles
  • AISA State Varsity Girls Track 3rd in the 100 and 300 hurdles
  • AISA State Varsity Girls Track 3rd in the 800
  • AISA State Varsity Boys Track Runner Up in the 400
  • AISA State Boys Tennis Individual Champions (2)
  • AISA State Boys Tennis Doubles Champions
  • AISA State Boys Soccer qualifier
  • AISA State Boys Golf Tournament qualifier
  • Bass Fishing Team earned 1st place in East Alabama High School Bass Trail Junior Division


Community Service and Events


  • Greater Valley Area Chamber of Commerce Junior Ambassadors selections (14)
  • Over 60 families served on annual Dominican Republic Mission trip (3rd Year)
  • Volunteers completed 28 service projects on our 13th Annual Wildcat Workday
  • Students fundraised for Breast Cancer Awareness
  • Springwood Juniors performed service projects throughout AL and GA during Interim
  • Springwood held weekly “Sessions” assemblies for High School students and faculty
  • Springwood hosted two American Red Cross Blood Drives
  • Students fundraised for the American Cancer Society
  • National “See You at the Pole” was observed by students and faculty
  • Springwood hosted a community Veteran’s Day Program—over 40 Veterans recognized
  • Participated in Operation Christmas Child shoe box drive (106 boxes)
  • Participated in Community Can-A-Thon
  • Greater Valley Area Chamber of Commerce Transportation Person of the Year



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