Sparta High School

506 N. Black River Street
Sparta, WI 54656
Phone: (608) 366-3504
Fax: (608) 366-3506
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Sam Russ, High School Principal

Sam Russ

Erik Forde, Instructional Coach

Assistant Principal:
Erik Forde 

John Blaha, Activities Director, SAILS Principal

Activities Director:
John Blaha

Clarice Stuessel, Secretary to the Principal

Clarice Stuessel



Sherri Hemmersbach, Secretary High School

Sherri Hemmersbach


Tracy Lindley-Schendel, Activities Secretary

Tracy Lindley-Schendel


Students in desks

Welcome to Sparta High School

On behalf of the entire Sparta High School Learning Community, welcome to our website and community. We hope this site gives you a brief overview of the great academic and co-curricular opportunities available at Sparta High School. We are honored to have such great students, staff, and facilities, along with a supportive community, as it is our pleasure to serve the entire Sparta area. It is our responsibility and goal to engage all learners at the highest level and prepare all students for college and career readiness. Please feel free to contact us in regards to any academic or co-curricular issues and/or opportunities.
Go Spartans!

If your child is going to be absent from school please call the Sparta High School Main Office at
(608) 366-3504 or email Ms. Hemmersbach at

-Sam Russ, Principal

Vision Statement: Sparta High School is a supportive learning community committed to excellence that promotes critical thinking, wellness, creativity, and social responsibility to ensure all students the necessary skills to be productive citizens.

The Spartan Way:
Respectful, Responsible, Safe, Best Effort!

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