Richland County Community Unit School District 1
|This article needs to be updated. (August 2016)|
|Richland County Community Unit School District 1|
|Committed to Providing the Future Leaders
of the 21st Century
|Grades||K through 12|
|Budget||$17.05 million (FY2012)|
|Students and staff|
Richland County Community Unit School District 1 is a unified K-12 public school district based in Olney, Illinois. On July 1, 2015, the district name was changed from East Richland Community Unit School District 1 after annexing the territory of West Richland Community Unit School District 2. The resulting school district includes Richland County as well as small parts of Clay, Jasper, Lawrence, and Wayne counties.
East Richland Elementary School
East Richland Elementary School, popularly known as ERES, is the single primary school in the district. As of 2011, the school encompasses 1102 students between these six grade levels, Kindergarten through 5th Grade.
Built in 2001, ERES incorporated the four former schools in Richland County (Central, Cherry, Claremont, and Silver) onto one property. It incorporates six classroom pods into two wings, with each wing serving either primary (Kindergarten through 2nd Grade) or intermediate (3rd through 5th Grade) students. Prior to 2010, each wing of the school were administered by a separate principal; now, Suzanne Hahn is the principal and Cris Edwards is the assistant principal.
East Richland Middle School
East Richland Middle School, popularly known as ERMS, is the junior high school in the district. As of 2011, the school has 439 students between three grade levels, 6th through 8th Grade. Chad LeCrone serves as principal.
East Richland High School
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