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Leadership Searches

The South Portland School Department is currently conducting searches for several key leadership roles in the district:

Assistant Superintendent 
Coordinator of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Principal - South Portland High School
Principal - Dyer Elementary School
Principal - Brown Elementary School
Principal - Kaler Elementary School


  What is the South Portland School Department (SPSD)?

The SPSD educates about 3,100 students in pre-K through 12th grade. The district is comprised of five K-5 schools, two middle schools, and a high school. In the fall of 2023, the district will open a new facility that will consolidate the two current middle schools. The district budget is approximately $60 million.

Our students are far more diverse than is typical in Maine. Students of color comprise more than a third of our student population. We are proud to serve many students from asylum seeking families who journeyed to Maine from a number of home countries, including the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Angola, Haiti, and several Central American nations. The education of all of our students is enriched by the linguistic, racial, and ethnic diversity of our students.

South Portland, Maine

The South Portland School Department (SPSD) is located in southern Maine in one of the highest rated metropolitan areas in the nation for quality of life. South Portland is a coastal community of about 25,000 residents with close proximity to urban amenities and varied recreational opportunities.