Eastland High School (Illinois)

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Eastland High School
Eastland hs logo.gif
500 School Drive
Lanark, Illinois 61046
United States
Coordinates 42°05′48″N 89°49′47″W / 42.0967°N 89.8298°W / 42.0967; -89.8298Coordinates: 42°05′48″N 89°49′47″W / 42.0967°N 89.8298°W / 42.0967; -89.8298
Type Comprehensive Public High School
School district Eastland Community Unit School District 308
Principal Monica Burkholder
Grades 7-12
Enrollment 250
Campus type Small city
Color(s)      Royal blue
Athletics conference Northwest Upstate Illini
Mascot Cougars

Eastland High School, also known as Lanark Eastland, or EHS, is a public four-year high school located at 500 School Drive in Lanark, Illinois, a small city in Carroll County, Illinois, in the Midwestern United States. EHS serves the communities and surrounding areas of Lanark, Lake Carroll, Georgetown, and Shannon.[1][2] The campus is located 25 miles north of Sterling, Illinois, and serves a mixed small city, village, and rural residential community.


Eastland High School competes in the Northwest Upstate Illini Conference and is a member school in the Illinois High School Association. Their mascot is the Cougar, with school colors of royal blue and orange. The school has 3 state championships on record in team athletics and activities: back-to-back titles in Girls Volleyball in 2008-2009 and 2009-2010 (1A) and Football in 2014-15 (2A).[1][3]

Due to EHS' small enrollment they coop for several sports: Pearl City High School for Boys Football and Speech Individual Events; Milledgeville High School for Boys and Girls Golf, and Boys and Girls Track and Field; and Polo High School and Milledgeville High School combined for Boys Wrestling.[4]


Eastland High School formed out of the consolidation of Lanark High School and Shannon High School in 1987. Surrounding communities that may have had high schools at some time which were consolidated into the current EHS.[3][5]


  1. ^ a b "IHSA Eastland High School". IHSA. Retrieved 2 March 2010. 
  2. ^ "Eastland High School". Eastland CUSD. Retrieved 2 March 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "IHSA Eastland High School Season Summaries". IHSA. Retrieved 2 March 2010. 
  4. ^ "IHSA Coop Teams". IHSA. 15 February 2010. Retrieved 2 March 2010. 
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 3 March 2012. Retrieved 2010-03-02. 

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