District Announcements


  • SMS and SHS Reopening Information
    Please click here to read an informational letter dated May 5th from Patrick McQueeney, Interim Superintendent of Schools.

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  • STPS 2021-2022 Friendly Budget
    Please click here to review the 2021-2022 budget.  Thank you.

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  • STPS Reopening Plans Update 
    Please click the below links to view the STPS Reopening Plans Update video presentation and/or document dated today, March 25th, from Patrick McQueeney, Interim Superintendent of Schools.

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  • 2021-2022 Sparta School District Calendar
    Click here to view the Sparta School District Calendar for 2021-2022.

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  • Return to School Update: Please click here to read the latest return to school update letter dated January 15th from Patrick McQueeney, Interim Superintendent of Schools.

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  • WINTER WEATHER UPDATE
    Spartans click here to read an informational letter dated today, December 14th from Patrick McQueeney, Acting Superintendent of Schools. 

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  • Superintendent Search Update

    Dear Sparta Learning Community,

    On behalf of the Sparta Board of Education, I would like to provide you with a brief update regarding the Superintendent search.  At the 8/27/20 Board of Education meeting the BoE approved the hiring of the superintendent search firm R-Pat Solutions, LLC.  The Sparta BoE will work closely with R-Pat Solutions, LLC to find the best candidate for the Sparta Superintendent of Schools. 

    Here is a brief timeline (all dates are flexible and subject to change):

    • November - The Board will advertise the vacancy and seek interested applicants;
    • Mid-November through early-December - Survey to be sent out to the learning community and stakeholders seeking community feedback ;
    • November - Consultants will "meet" w/stakeholders this month to explain the process.  Dates and details tbd;
    • Mid-December - Application closes;
    • January 2021 - Interviews to be held;
    • March, 1, 2021 - Goal is for the Sparta Board of Education to appoint a candidate;
    • July 1, 2021 - Target start date (if not before).

    The Sparta Board of Education is committed to finding an exceptional candidate for our school district.  More details will follow as dates are confirmed.  Thank you for your support during this process.

    Sincerely,

    Kimberly A. Bragg
    President, Sparta Board of Education

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  • A Letter to the Community from STPS, STPD and HHS
    Please click the link below to read a letter to the community posted Saturday, October 3rd. 

    Community Letter Link 

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  • STPS Requests Local Organization Directory Information
    In an effort to continue to enhance our ability to communicate and share information with our community, please click the link below to access the Sparta Twp. Local Organization Directory to Support Communication Form to share information regarding local recreational organizations in our community. The use of this form is completely voluntary.

    Sparta Twp. Local Organization Directory to Support Communication Form Link

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  • Virtual Parent Forum Video Announcement

    Hello Spartan Learning Community,
     
    Thank you for submitting your questions regarding our Return to School plans.  We appreciate the engagement of our learning community and your time in contributing.  Below are the links to six virtual parent forums.  One for each school and the last specifically for the Special Services Department.  While we feel that this virtual forum will answer many of your questions, it may not answer all of them.  For specific answers or for questions not answered in the virtual parent forums, please feel free to reach out to our building administrations, our content-area supervisors, our Special Services Department or your child's teacher(s).   Thank you for your continued patience and understanding during this difficult time.
     
     
    Sincerely, 
    Mr. Patrick McQueeney, Acting Superintendent of Schools
    Sparta Twp. Public Schools
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  • Information: To view the STPS OFAC Findings and CAP, please click here.

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  • Announcement: In accordance with the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act, please click here to view Sparta Township Public Schools' HIB Grade Report released by the New Jersey Department of Education. Thank you.

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  • The 2020-2021 Public Hearing Presentation is now available! Please click here to access the presentation. Thank you.

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  • Attention Sparta Learning Community: The 2018-19 District Assessment Presentation for Sparta Township Public Schools was presented at the Board of Education Meeting held Monday, October 28, 2019. Click the below link to view the presentation. 
    2018-2019 District Assessments Presentation

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  • Information from STPS Forums on Race, Racism, and Inequality: On Thursday, June 4, 2020, Sparta Township Public Schools conducted virtual parent forums for each school in the district to provide guidance on how to talk to children about Race, Racism and Inequality. These forums shared resources, provided recommendations, and created a platform to engage as a school community in discussing these important topics. The forums were moderated by our district specialists, Dr. Saskia Brown, Mr. Scott Kercher and Dr. Jane Esposito.

    If you were unable to attend these virtual forums, please use these links to share in the experience and access the resources.  
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  • Information from STPS Staff Forum on Race, Racism, and Inequality:  On Monday, June 10, 2020, Sparta Township Public Schools conducted a virtual staff forum about Race, Racism and Inequality. If you were unable to attend this virtual forum, please use the following link to share in the experience and access the resources. STPS Staff Forum

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  • Notification Announcement: Click the following links to read notification updates related to these topics for Sparta Township Public Schools.

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  • Announcement: The Vision 2025 Action Plans Presentation for Sparta Township Public Schools is available by clicking here. 

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  • NJ School Performance Reports for Sparta Township Schools are here! In accordance with the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), the following links direct you to the School Performance Reports for our district.  

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  • Vision 2025: On Monday, March 25, 2019 at the Sparta Township Schools Board of Education Meeting, Vision 2025, the culmination of the strategic planning process, was presented. Please click the below link to view the presentation.
    Vision 2025 Presentation

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  • PARENTS AND GUARDIANS: With a new website comes new territory, new ways to access information, and in order to make this transition as smooth as possible, video tutorials have been created to assist you in learning about the NEW Sparta Township School Website.  Please click here to access these video tutorials.

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