Important Public Announcement

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Dr. Spurgeon, Superintendent of the Riverview Gardens School District since 2013, has announced his retirement from the District. Dr. Spurgeon has decided it is time for him to move to another stage in his life and pursue other opportunities of interest. Dr. Spurgeon expresses his gratitude to the Special Administrative Board, the staff, students and community for the opportunity to serve as a leader of the District for many years. The District appreciates Dr. Spurgeon’s service and wishes him success in his future endeavors.

Dr. Spurgeon’s retirement will be effective on June 30, 2022, but he will be on a leave of absence until then. The District will be assigning an administrator in charge for the short term, followed by an acting superintendent for the remainder of this school year. The District will conduct a full search for a new superintendent for the 2022-2023 school year.


Ishmael H. Sistrunk
Executive Director of Communications