Effingham Junior High School

Welcome to Effingham Junior High School. We are a 6th, 7th, and 8th grade building which typically educates 600 students per year. Academics is our foundation. We teach 5 core classes -Reading, Writing, Math, Social Studies, and Science. We have elective classes by grade level in computers, Family and Consumer Sciences, Physical Education, Health, Chorus, Band, Fine Arts, Art, and Computer Technologies.

We are proud of our sports teams such as cross country, baseball, softball, boys and girls Basketball, volleyball and track. Our students also have the opportunity to join many clubs and extracurricular activities such as Mustang Outreach, Student Council, Tech Ninjas, Drama and the Fall Musical.

Want to see some of the happenings at EJHS? Make sure to click the Slideshow link to right.

Daily Announcements:

General Information:

Parents: If your child is sick or absent for any reason, you MUST call into the office. We do not accept notes brought in by your student.

Yearbook Sales Information:

We’re “Thinking Outside the Box” with our EJHS yearbook this year.  The easiest way to order is online at ybpay.lifetouch.com using yearbook ID code 4144919.

You may also order by check or cash by filling out the order form that went home Dec. 11 to all students and returning it to school.

Deadline to order is Feb. 8, 2019.  Yearbooks will be distributed in May.



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Student Handbook
Asbestos Management Plan Notification


Technology Reservations
Refuse to Fail Program
PE Assessment
5 Essentails Survey - Students

Contact Information

600 S. Henrietta
Effingham, IL 62401
PH: 217/540-1300
Fax: 217/540-1362