Springville-Griffith Institute Central School District was first established in 1830 but centralized in 1941 and 1953 to combine 33 separate neighboring schools. Located 35 minutes south of Buffalo and covers the communities of Collins, Colden, Glenwood, East Concord, and Springville. SGI currently services about 1,800 students and has one of the largest areas of any New York district at nearly 141 square miles.
Members of the Board of Education are elected to terms of three years and serve without pay. They are responsible for district finances and for formulating educational and school district policies. Meetings are mainly held at the Springville Middle School LMC. Check our District Calendar for dates and times.
Springville-Griffith Institute is a learning community that cultivates meaningful relationships, commits to growth and improvement, says YES to voice, choice and creativity and knows that learning is limitless.
Springville-Griffith Institute has two Elementary (K-5), one Middle (6-8) and one High School (9-12) building. Each building includes a variety of academic programs, performing and visual arts, and the opportunity to accelerate in English, math, science, social studies and foreign language as well as providing a variety of club and sporting opportunities.
At Springville-Griffith we want to bring our school and community together to build sustainable partnerships and support education through community involvement.We invite you to attend our events to get a better understanding of our strengths and priorities and how best we can connect you to our district.
Rules For Riding
Riding a school bus is a privilege which may be denied to students who disregard rules of good conduct and safety regulations.
Be at the bus stop 3-5 minutes before the bus’s scheduled arrival time.
Buses will not pause or stop unless the student is at the stop and visible to the driver.
When waiting for the bus, stay on the driveway or sidewalk, off lawn and out of the street.
Do not approach the bus unless it has come to a complete stop.
Always take the assigned bus and board at the proper stop. Bus passes will be granted by the building principals only in response to a written note signed by a parent or guardian.
When boarding, line up in a single file with no pushing or shoving.
Upon boarding, sit down as soon as possible and remain seated. The bus driver has the right to assign seats as needed.
Students may not board buses with any of the following: live animals, unpackaged glass containers or pressurized containers, radios and tape players, any item not able to be held and contained by the student.
The following musical instruments: violin, viola, trumpet, saxophone, trombone, bass clarinet, flute, piccolo and clarinet will be transported aboard the bus provided they are properly secured to the side wall of the bus with a strap provided by the Music Department.
Never extend arms, legs or head out of the window.
Shouting is not permissible.
Do not throw anything in the bus or out of the window.
Smoking is prohibited.
Eating is not allowed on the bus.
Loud voices, bad language, fighting and bad conduct will not be tolerated.
Respect your bus driver and obey his/her instructions.
When arriving at school, remain seated until the bus comes to a complete stop and wait for a signal from the driver. Remember, the driver is in charge at all times.
Never open the door yourself. This is the driver’s job. Use the front door only. Emergency doors and windows are for emergencies only.
If you must cross the street after leaving the bus, always cross 10 feet in front of the bus, but do not cross until you see the flashing lights, observe that all near-by cars are stopped, and wait for a signal from the bus driver.
Get off the bus at your stop.
Always conduct yourself in a safe and orderly manner. Riding is a privilege; good conduct is required for all riders. Continued offenses can result in the loss of bus riding privileges.