Elementary and Secondary Education in Williamson County
Johnston City Community Unit # 1, Marion Community Unit # 2, Crab Orchard Community Unit # 3, Herrin Community Unit # 4 and Carterville Community Unit # 5 are the five school districts in Williamson County.
Click on the school district name above to go to that district's individual website.
All five districts are unit districts, encompassing Pre-K to 12th grades. Although varying in size, each offers a comprehensive educational experience for children including academic, athletic and activity programs for all ability levels in some twenty individual buildings. There is also a Williamson County Special Education District that provides classes and other educational experiences for children with exceptional needs from throughout the county and other areas of southern Illinois.
The state of Illinois annually publishes an online version of the Illinois School Report Card for each district. For comparative information about the academic performance of individual schools and districts, go to Compare Schools and follow the directions to compare schools in Williamson County