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

  • Weekend Snackpack Race The race and pancake breakfast at South School on Saturday, September 30th raised money for our Weekend Snack-pack Program.  This program gives out 295 free sack lunches to students ...
    Posted Sep 30, 2017, 7:14 AM by Shaun Grant
  • PK Early Release Family Fun Day
    Posted Sep 30, 2017, 6:42 AM by Shaun Grant
  • PNC Grow Up Great Program From the PNC Presenter: It was such pleasure visiting your school.  The kids were so great & real pleasure to teach.  Thank you so much for inviting us out there.   PNC ...
    Posted Sep 30, 2017, 6:19 AM by Shaun Grant
  • Kindergarten Letter Bootcamp Kindergarten finished their letter boot camp on Friday.  They created A-Z pictures and did a letter walk to show off what they had learned to the other grade levels ...
    Posted Sep 30, 2017, 6:12 AM by Shaun Grant
  • October Newsletter
    Posted Sep 30, 2017, 6:08 AM by Shaun Grant
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