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Contact Information

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

 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 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.


Daily Announcements

Yearbooks: Yearbook sales have begun. A softcover, full-color yearbook is just $16.00 with other options available. Students received an order form that was sent home with report cards on January 6th, 2017. Our deadline for 2016-17 yearbook orders is February 3rd, 2017. To order online, click on the link below and enter code 4144917 to order your 2016-17 Effingham Junior High School Yearbook.

Yearbook: The Yearbook staff will be meeting next Tuesday, January 17th from 3-4:30 PM. 


Mustang Minutes: The Mustang Minute is a recap of upcoming events at Effingham Junior High School. Link: Mustang Minute

Student Council: The meeting on Tuesday, January 17th at 7:30 AM will be for 8th graders only.