About Community Unit School District
109 West Cruger Ave., Eureka, IL 61530
PHONE: (309) 467-3737
FAX: (309) 467-2377
The primary mission
of Community Unit School District No. 140 is to provide learning success
for all students. Emphasis shall be placed on creating an
effective school climate characterized by:
Positive, caring reinforcement of each student's efforts.
B. A business-like atmosphere with learning as the
C. A neat, attractive, and well-maintained physical
D. Well-defined priorities for teaching and learning.
E. Explicit standards for behavior, with discipline
administered quickly and fairly.
F. Parents involved in the life of the school.
G. A building-based educational program.
service of the Community Unit #140 School System is organized and
maintained as a unified program of instruction to be operated as a
single system. Although the schools shall operate as a single
system, they shall be diversified in their offerings in terms of
community educational needs, as well as varied to individual needs of
children and youth.
The district is
organized on a Kindergarten, 4-4-4 plan. Primary schools are
organized on a modified self-contained classroom basis and normally
include kindergarten through fourth grade, operating under a continuous
progressive plan. The Middle School is planned to house grades
five through eight with the High School housing grades nine through
of Early Dismissal
During the school
year there may be days when school must be dismissed early because of
inclement weather or unforseen emergencies. According to
the School Code of Illinois, we are required to have school
in session for a minimum of five (5) clock hours per day. If it should
become necessary to dismiss school early, a decision will be made by
11:00 a.m. and communicated to local radio/T.T. stations. When an
unscheduled early dismissal occurs, Kindergarten and afternoon Bright
Beginnings will not meet. Practices
for extra-curricular activities will be scheduled at the discretion of
Please make contingency plans for your
child in case school is dismissed early or cancelled.
State Goals For Learning
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