Education
Charleston CUSD 1
The School District strives to provide each student with the opportunity to acquire the very best education according to his or her needs and abilities. Upon leaving the school system, each student should have an employable skill and/or an adequate preparation for further training or education so that he or she may become a responsible, productive citizen. The schools also attempt to develop in each student an understanding of and appreciation for our American heritage.Regional Office of Education #11
​The mission of the Regional Office of Education is to provide services for learning using excellent leadership, professional development, and student programs.

Eastern Illinois University
​Eastern Illinois University has a rich tradition of preparing students to accomplish their life goals through a great combination of quality academics and personal relationships. Consistently ranked in the top third of Midwest universities in its class by U.S. News and World Report, Eastern has earned its reputation by offering a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate programs taught by an experienced and caring faculty. In addition to reasonable tuition, fees, and room and board rates, Eastern offers a textbook rental system, saving the average student hundreds of dollars per semester. A variety of excellent on-campus housing opportunities are available on the safe, compact 320-acre campus. Student graduation and retention rates are well above state and national averages, and that success continues after students earn their degrees -- year after year, Eastern ranks high in job placement, alumni satisfaction and employer satisfaction.

Lake Land College
​Lake Land College creates and continuously improves an affordable, accessible, and effective learning environment for the lifelong educational needs of the diverse communities we serve.