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Facilities and Operations

Maintenance and facilities staff include specialists such as electricians, plumbers, carpenters, painters, HVAC specialists, mechanics, locksmiths. These dedicated staff members are the key to safe district facilities and properties that provide exceptional learning environments for our students and well-maintained community investments. Additionally, facilities and operations staff manage all of the district logistics and distribution, ensuring everything from curriculum materials to fresh food deliveries are available across our district. 

Facilities and Operations staff maintain more than:

  • 350 acres of field areas
  • 33 acres of sports fields
  • 164,000 square feet of planting areas
  • 1,000 trees
  • 34,000 feet of fencing
  • 152,000 square feet of playing surface
  • 1 million square feet of paved areas
  • 21 school buildings
  • 1 administrative services building
  • Brattain House, and other district-owned facilities


Community Use of District Facilities

Springfield Public Schools desires to be responsible stewards of district resources, including the facilities provided by the community. Our facilities are a community asset, and it is the administrative practice of the school district to make schools available for public use under responsible adult supervision.

Rental opportunities are available in adherence with district policies, and should not interrupt school programs or classes, not harm district fields, buildings, or budgets and maintain safe and secure environments for students, staff and the public.

In addition, the District is vested in supporting community activities of a civic or recreational nature that are deemed appropriate. Use of facilities for partisan, political or sectarian purposes may be granted with Superintendent or Board of Education approval.

The District reserves the right to grant or deny permission for use of district fields and/or buildings at its sole discretion. In most cases, use by local students will have priority over adult and/or organizational activities.

Recently, SPS converted our rental process for outside entities to an online platform. Below please find a link to the new system as well as helpful resources about utilizing district facilities. Please note, beginning January 1, 2020 the district adopted a new fee structure for outside rentals.

In summer 2023, the District moved to a new online facility request and rental system called Facilitron. Renters will be able to use Facilitron to access photos and descriptions, see real-time availability, get estimated quotes, and pay online.  If you need assistance setting up an account and/or submitting a facility-use request, you can contact Facilitron directly at or by calling them at 800-272-2962. Facilitron's online support page can be found at

District Policies Governing Facility Use:

  • Community Use of School Facilities KG-AR
  • Use of Outdoor Facilities KGAA
  • Public Conduct on District Property KGB
  • Public Responsibility of Facility Usage KGE
  • Prohibited Use, Possession, Distribution or Sale of Tobacco Products and Inhalant Delivery Systems KGC

Healthy Schools Notifications

Our district is committed to ensuring our places of work and classrooms are healthy and safe facilities. SPS conducts routine building inspections and maintenance every year. Management plans are available in the main office of each school building.



Contact Facilities & Operations

Maintenance Center
1890 42nd Street
Springfield, OR 97477
Phone: (541) 744-6375