Welcome to South Elementary School!

South Elementary School is one of four schools in the Illinois Valley Central School District. We are proud to serve the educational needs of our students within the Chillicothe community. Approximately 480 students in pre-kindergarten through 3rd grade attend South School which also includes the district's kindergarten through 3rd grade life skills and instructional special education programs. South School has two pre-kindergarten classrooms which partner with the Peoria County Bright Futures Program.  Our teaching staff includes physical education, special education, speech, reading, art, technology, and music educators.


Our Mission- To empower students to become lifelong learners who contribute to a diverse world.


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News Bulletins

  • Buddy Bench Thank you Altursa for the kind donation of two buddy benches for South School. 
    Posted May 8, 2018, 3:11 AM by Shaun Grant
  • Pajama Day at South School
    Posted Apr 18, 2018, 4:25 AM by Shaun Grant
  • Family Reading Night
    Posted Mar 9, 2018, 5:49 AM by Shaun Grant
  • Pop Tab Grade Level Winners
    Posted Mar 9, 2018, 5:45 AM by Shaun Grant
  • PTA Sweetheart Dance
    Posted Mar 9, 2018, 5:38 AM by Shaun Grant
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