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South Page Community Schools

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Type  Public
Established  1959
Teachers  19 (2013–14)
Founded  1959
Student teacher ratio  7
Grades  K–12
Superintendent  Gregg Cruickshank
Region  Page County, Iowa
Number of students  133 (2013–2014)
Number of schools  2
Athletic conference  Corner_Conference_(Iowa)

South Page Community Schools is a small public school district in College Springs, Iowa. It was formed in 1959 by combining the Braddyville, Coin, Amity (College Springs) consolidated districts which included the communities of Blanchard and Shambaugh. Although the elementary and grades 7–12 are housed in College Springs, at one time there were two elementary schools located in Braddyville and Coin. The high school has always been located in College Springs. The 1960 K–12 enrollment was approximately 600 but enrollment has plummeted to less than 200 students. Although some of the sharp decline is due to an open enrollment policy in Iowa, the great majority is due to population shift in rural areas as a result of smaller families, larger farms and lack of economic opportunity.

Map of South Page Community School District, IA, USA

Notable alumni of South Page include Joe Henderson, a former state champion miler and now a leading author on running and Norman Johnston one of America's top decathletes in the 1960s.

References

South Page Community Schools Wikipedia


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