Educational Facilities

Facility Number Teachers Number of People Enrolled Grades
Carbondale District 95 4 149 1,568 Pre-Kindergarten - 8th grade
Desoto Grade School
1 17 235 Kindergarten - 8th grade
Giant City Grade School 1 16 198 Kindergarten - 8th grade
Unity Point School 1 55 650 Kindergarten - 8th grade
Carbondale High School District 165
1 77 1,025 9th - 12th grade
Brehm Prepatory School 1 35 103 Ages 11 to 22
Trinity Paraochial School 1 N/A 144 Kindergarten - 12th grade
Carbondale New School (private)
1 7 35 Pre-Kindergarten - 8th grade
John A. Logan College 1 121 6,655 2 year/Continuing Education
Southern Illinois University* 1 1,316 13,346 BA/MA/PHD
SICCM (Southern Illinois Collegiate Common Market 1 35 94 2 year/Licensed Certificate

Additional Information

*Southern Illinois University, is a doctoral research university that offers more than 200 undergraduate, 70 master's, and 31 doctoral programs. It rates 27th among the nation's 50 most entrepreneurial research universities. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching classifies SIUC as a Research University: High Research Activity. The National Science Foundation ranks SIUC #101 among public universities in the U.S. for total research and development expenditures, and #142 among all U.S. universities. This places SIUC among the top 5 percent of U.S. higher education institutions for research. The University's Bachelor of Science degree program in fermentation science is one of only a handful in the nation and the only one in Illinois. The University is the area's largest employer.