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Contact Information

211 W. Douglas
Effingham, IL 62401
PH: 217/540-1530
Fax: 217/540-1559


South Side School

Our mission is to provide the best education possible using all of our available resources in the most efficient manner possible. 

Effingham offers programs that focus on the student as a whole and that serve children from early childhood to young adulthood. 

Visitors are Welcome!
You are always welcome at the school; however, VISITORS TO SCHOOL ARE REQUIRED BY STATE LAW TO REPORT TO THE OFFICE whenever they enter a school building. Please make sure you stop at the office to sign in and sign out when entering and leaving the building and wear a badge for the safety of the students. Thank you!

Check it out!  There is more information on the "Newsletter-South"  link.




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Reading till the end!

2nd Grade

Taylor B. set her goal to make 100 A.R. points for 2nd

grade and on the last day of school she achieved her 

ambitious target!! Our class is so proud of her!! 

The Sweet Sound of Music

2nd Grade 2

What a sweet sight and sound in music class on the last day

of school! We love hearing Vera play and her peers singing along!

What a special treat to our retiring music teacher! 

Field Day Fun!!

We Love Field Day!!



Visitors for the April Reward Party


HSHS St. Anthony Memorial Hospital


Effingham Fire Department


Effingham City Police - K-9 Unit


Effingham City County Ambulance


Sarah Bush Lincoln Health System


Effingham County Sheriff's Dept.

Dinosaur Diorama

2nd grade students are displaying their Dioramas. This was

a take home project, which the children constructed with

their parents. They wrote a short report with facts about

one of the dinosaurs they chose to exhibit.

diarama 1

A. Koester

Diarama 2

C. Rodewald

Diarrama 3

K. Nation


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