Community On-Line Survey
for Superintendent Search

Please follow this link to take a survey designed to assess your values and belief in determining qualities for a Superintendent of Schools for the Sweet Springs R-VII School.  The survey was designed by the Missouri School Board's Association and will be used by the Sweet Springs R-VII board of education in the hiring process.

Survey Link



Special Education Paraprofessional:  7-8 hours/day:  must have 60 college hours and a substitute certificate or pass paraprofessional exam

 Substitute Bus Drivers, Cooks, Custodians, Teachers

(Applications are available in word format by selecting "District Administration".  There is an on-line application available under District Administration as well.)

DESE Trauma Website Link

Trauma-informed website

Sweet Springs R-VII School

The Sweet Springs district is very proud to offer students small class sizes.  Each grade level has two teachers at the elementary level.  Class sizes run from 12 to 22 students.  Students  have access to fully equipped/internet accessible computer labs. 

The Sweet Springs School District services approximately 430 students over 100 square miles in Saline, Johnson, and Pettis Counties. The school district has 76 employees, 47 certified and 26 classified. Extracurricular offerings include football, volleyball, track, basketball, baseball, softball, and a variety of clubs and student organizations. We are fully accredited by the Missouri Department of Secondary and Elementary Education. The city of Sweet Springs has about 1600 people and is primarily supported through an agrarian economy. We are located on Interstate 70, directly between Kansas City and Columbia, Missouri.

Our Mission

To provide an educational environment which will encourage students to realize their potential and to serve as a resource for the community in promoting lifelong learning experiences.

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Applicants for admission and employment, students, parents of elementary and secondary school students, employees, sources of referral of applicants for admission and employment, and all unions of professional organizations holding collective bargaining or professional agreements with the Sweet Springs R-7 School District are hereby notified that this institution does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or handicap in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its programs and activities.

Any person having inquiries concerning Sweet Springs R-7 School District compliance with the regulations implementing Title IX is directed to contact Donna Wright, Superintendent of Schools, 600 E. Marshall St. Sweet Springs, MO  65351, 660-335-4860 or 504 Coordinator LaDonna List, High School Principal at 600 E. Marshall St.  Sweet Springs, MO  65351, 660-335-6341.  The Administrators have been designated by the Sweet Springs R-7 School District to coordinate the institution’s efforts to comply with the regulations implementing Title I, II, IV, VI, Title IX, and Section 504.  Any person may also contact the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, regarding the institution’s compliance with the regulations implementing Title I, II, IV, VI, Title IX, or Section 504.


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