The Effingham Illinois area provides excellent educational opportunities for students of all ages. Effingham primary and secondary schools provide students with extensive course offerings enhanced by the latest computer technology.

A new high school with expanded space and technology in every classroom was completed in 1998. A remodeling and realignment of all existing school buildings allows educators and students to participate in a quality educational environment. Personal attention at all grade levels is a hallmark of all Effingham area schools.

For advanced degrees and ongoing adult education, Effingham is home to Kluthe Center for Higher Education. This branch of Lake Land College offers local classes in a modern computer networked facility. Through the Kluthe Center, residents of the Effingham area find an accessible and affordable way to update their skills, and industry leaders find a well-trained workforce is readily available.

Nearby Eastern Illinois University and the University of Illinois, along with several other colleges and universities, complete the educational picture.

Effingham Educational Facilities: Public and Private Schools

Type Number Teachers Enrollment
Elementary (K-6) 3 90 1203
Junior High 1 37 599
High School 1 51 721
Private/Parochial 3 63 767

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