Herrin School District
The mission of the Herrin Community School District is-
· To create a safe, orderly learning environment conducive to preparation of highly motivated students.
· To work to ensure that all students achieve to the maximum potential of their abilities.
· To prepare students to be successful in their career/technical training or higher education and in the workplace.
Central to this area’s economy is the Herrin Community School System, which has an annual budget of about $18 million. The School System is one of the community’s largest employers with approximately 300 employees, each playing a vital role in providing quality education for all students by offering complete academic programs with the flexibility to meet students’ individual needs.
Our schools remain the main emphasis for our community. There are 4 school sites within the Herrin School System in grades PreK-12. There
is a Primary PreK-1 (Northside), Elementary 2-5, Middle School (Southside) 6-8, and High School 9-12. Additionally, the Herrin School District is a voting member of the Special Education, Vocational Education, and Pre-K Cooperatives of Williamson County.
Evening and adult classes are available through a joint agreement with John A. Logan Community College to those wishing to advance their education. All schools maintain high scholastic and academic standards and are accredited by The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Our students today face a multitude of challenges.
Herrin educators know that they need the support of everyone—volunteers, businesses, families and the entire community—to assure that all students are provided with the opportunity to be well prepared to
successfully enter the workforce, career/technical training, or higher education.
Mark G. Collins, Ph.D.