Gallatin Community Unit School District 7

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Gallatin County Community Unit School District 7
Address
5175 Highway 13, Junction, Illinois 62954
Gallatin County, Illinois
Coordinates 37°44′24″N 88°16′38″W / 37.739892°N 88.277123°W / 37.739892; -88.277123 (Gallatin County Education Complex)Coordinates: 37°44′24″N 88°16′38″W / 37.739892°N 88.277123°W / 37.739892; -88.277123 (Gallatin County Education Complex)
District information
Type Unit district
Grades Pre-K–12
Established July 1, 1987 (1987-07-01)[1]
Budget $6,718,132 (expenditure as of 2014)[2]
District ID 1700045[3]
District ID 20-030-0070-26
Students and staff
Students 781 (as of 2016)[2]
Teachers 53 (full-time equivalent as of 2016)[2]
Student-teacher ratio
Other information
Website www.gallatincusd7.com

Gallatin Community Unit School District 7 is a school district covering most of Gallatin County, Illinois. It operates a single campus, the Gallatin County Educational Complex, also known as Gallatin County School, which is divided into a grade school, junior high school, and high school, between Equality and Junction in Equality Township, Gallatin County, Illinois.

As of 2015 there were 213 high school students enrolled.[4]

History[edit]

Previous schools[edit]

The New Haven School was closed in 1973.[5]

Shawneetown High School in new Shawneetown was closed in 1991; students then went to the newly-built Gallatin High School.[6]

The Gallatin County High School started as three different high schools in the largest villages of Gallatin County:(NEW HAVEN, ILLINOIS) Shawneetown, Ridgway, and Equality.[citation needed]

CUSD 7[edit]

The school district was established on July 1, 1987, by the consolidation of North Gallatin Community Unit School District 1, Southeast Gallatin Community Unit School District 2, and Equality Community Unit School District 4.[1]

The educational complex opened in August 1991, taking in students that were at Equality, Ridgway, and Shawneetown.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "School District Reorganizations: 1983-84 to 2016-17" (PDF). Illinois State Board of Education. July 2016. Retrieved 2017-05-13.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Illinois District Report Card: Gallatin CUSD 7" (PDF). Illinois State Board of Education. 2016. Retrieved 2017-05-13.
  3. ^ "Search for Public School Districts – District Detail for Gallatin CUSD 7". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved 2017-05-13.
  4. ^ "Gallatin High School Report Card". IIRC. Retrieved 23 October 2014.
  5. ^ "New Haven: Pecan Country". Gallatin County Students Welcome You to the Gateway to Illinois. Archived from the original on 2002-08-23. Retrieved 2017-05-13.
  6. ^ "New Shawneetown". Gallatin County Students Welcome You to the Gateway to Illinois. Archived from the original on 1998-05-01. Retrieved 2017-05-13.
  7. ^ "Junction: Home of the Island Riffle Watermelons !". Gallatin County Students Welcome You to the Gateway to Illinois. Archived from the original on 2008-04-02. Retrieved 2017-05-13.

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