East Peoria Community High School

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East Peoria Community High School
Type High school
Principal Dr. Chuck Nagel
Students 1,200
Grades 9-12
Location 1401 E. Washington St., East Peoria, IL 61611,
East Peoria, Illinois, USA
Coordinates 40°40′15″N 89°33′28″W / 40.67083°N 89.55778°W / 40.67083; -89.55778Coordinates: 40°40′15″N 89°33′28″W / 40.67083°N 89.55778°W / 40.67083; -89.55778
Colors Maroon and Gold
Mascot Raider
Yearbook EPoCH
Newspaper none
Website http://ep309.org

East Peoria Community High School is a four-year comprehensive public high school located in East Peoria, Illinois, and is the only school of East Peoria Community High School District 309. It has approximately 1,200 students.[1] East Peoria Community High School has several feeder schools: Central Junior High School (East Peoria School District 86), Parkview Middle School (Creve Coeur School District 76), and Robein Elementary School (District 85).


During the summer of 2009 construction began on "E" building. The new construction includes a new larger cafeteria and multiple classrooms. The cafeteria seats 600 students and has a separate room for faculty dining. The classrooms are state of the art, with built-in sound systems, DVD and VHS, and up-to-date electronics. "E" building is the first phase of construction. For phase II the old lunch room is being turned into a fine arts wing, and phase III is the demolition of the original building "A building".

Notable alumni[edit]

See also: Notable people in the article East Peoria, Illinois


  1. ^ "East Peoria Community High School Information". East Peoria High School. 2006. Retrieved 2006-11-14. [dead link]
  2. ^ a b Miller, Jane (Aug 2, 2012). "EP native Tim Broe, a 2004 Olympian, celebrates games". PJStar.com (Peoria, Illinois: GateHouse Media). Retrieved 2013-10-01. He returned to Peoria to coach cross country and track at East Peoria High School, his alma mater, in 2007, but left two years ago  Photo caption: "Olympic runner Tim Broe returns to his roots by visiting his alma mater, East Peoria Central Junior High".
  3. ^ Craig, William Lane. "Debating". Q&A with William Lane Craig. Dallas, Texas: Reasonable Faith. Retrieved 2013-10-01. She explained to me about the high school debate team at East Peoria Community High School (which was, by the way, very good, having won state that year). So when I became a freshman the following year I went out for the team and started debating. That was 1964. 
  4. ^ Kendall, Jeanette (May 15. 2013 12:40PM). "Country/gospel star has roots in East Peoria". EastPeoriaTimesCourier.com (Peoria, Illinois: Gatehouse Media). Retrieved 2013-10-01. She graduated from East Peoria High School where she took speech class for a lisp she had.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  5. ^ "Roger Phegley". Peoria, Illinois: Greater Peoria Sports Hall of Fame. 2013-05-28. Retrieved 2013-10-01. ...both a basketball and baseball standout at East Peoria High School. As a pitcher, he played a major role in East Peoria's making the state baseball tournament for the first time. 
  6. ^ a b Eminian, Dave (Sep 27, 2010). "WATN: Tim Simpson". PJStar.com (Peoria, Illinois). Retrieved 2013-10-01. 157-4 record as a prep wrestler at East Peoria Community High School ... The Cleveland Browns took him in the 12th round of the NFL Draft, and Simpson went on to play as a guard on the offensive lines for Cleveland and Pittsburgh. After his NFL career, he returned home and later played indoor football for the Peoria Pirates 

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