Tri-City Community Unit School District 1

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Tri-City Community Unit School District 1 a unit school district in Buffalo, Illinois, United States. Home of the Tornadoes and Tigers.

Mission statement[edit]

"Education: Now and For the Future" is the mission statement of the rural Tri-City Schools which became the first unified school district in Illinois formed in 1938.


Tri-City Schools, located off I-72 and 10–12 minutes from Springfield, serve a 97 square miles (250 km2) area. Primary towns include Buffalo, Dawson, and Mechanicsburg. The school and campus are located at Buffalo and house grades Pre-K - 12 in one large facility.


Pre-K-12 student enrollment is stable at 700 allowing small classes. A state-approved technology plan and use of computers are in place to provide preparation in the use of technology. A range of curricula is offered at the middle school and high school levels. Several extracurricular activities are available for students as well.

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