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

  • Better Banks- Better Teacher Contest We had two teachers nominated and won the Better Banks Better Teacher contest.  Each teacher received a $100 dollar gift card for supplies in their classroom.  Great job to Mrs ...
    Posted Sep 11, 2017, 11:29 AM by Shaun Grant
  • 1st PTA Meeting at South- Tuesday, September 5th at 6:30 Thank you to the PTA for purchasing our Eclipse glasses. See everyone at the meeting!
    Posted Sep 4, 2017, 7:24 PM by Shaun Grant
  • Principal Video 2: What is New for 2017-2018
    Posted Sep 4, 2017, 7:16 PM by Shaun Grant
  • 2nd Grade Visits the Moon (Virtually)
    Posted Sep 4, 2017, 7:09 PM by Shaun Grant
  • Curriculum Night We had 160 parents attend Curriculum Night.  Thank you to the teachers and parents for making this a huge success!
    Posted Sep 4, 2017, 7:06 PM by Shaun Grant
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