Petersburg and Menard County IL Schools
Menard County Illinois is served by three public school districts, PORTA, Athens, and Greenview. In addition, the area is directly served by Salt Creek Academy (Safe School Program) as well as Lincoln Land Community College. Several other Higher Education institutions are located within commuting distance, including UIS (University of Illinois at Springfield,) and Robert Morris College (now University) also in Springfield, IL.
PORTA CUSD 202
PORTA Community District 202 is comprised of a District Office in Petersburg supporting two Elementary Schools (Petersburg & Tallula,) one Middle School (in Petersburg,) one junior High School (in Petersburg,) and one High School (in Petersburg.) The name PORTA was formed alphabetically from the leading letters for the names of local communities Petersburg, Oakford, Rock Creek, Tallula, and Atterberry.
- Tallula Elementary, 306 N Elm St, Tallula, IL 62688, phone # 217-634-4328
- Petersburg Elementary, 17651 Bluejay Rd, Petersburg, IL 62675 217-632-3803
- PORTA Central Middle School (Petersburg) 1500 Owen Ave, Petersburg, IL 62675 217-632-7781
- PORTA Junior High School (Petersburg) 17651 Bluejay Rd, Petersburg, IL 62675 217-632-3219
- PORTA High School (Petersburg) 17651 Bluejay Rd, Petersburg, IL 62675 217-632-3216
Athens CUSD 213
Athens Community District 213 is comprised of a District Office in Athens supporting an Elementary School in Cantrall, a Middle School in Cantrall, a Junior High in Athens, and a High School (in Athens.)
- Cantrall Elementary, #1 Braves Lane, Cantrall, IL 62625, phone # 217-487-7314
- Cantrall Intermediate School, 155 Claypool, Cantrall, IL 62625, phone # 217-487-9082
- Athens Junior High, #1 Warrior Way, Athens, IL 62613, phone # 217-636-8380
- Athens High School, #1 Warrior Way, Athens, IL 62613, phone # 217-636-8314
Greenview CUSD 200
Greenview CUSD #200 is a K-12 building that houses 250 students. These students are serviced by 14 jr./sr. high school teachers and eight elementary teachers.
Greenview Community Unit District #200, 147 E. Palmer Greenview, IL 62642, phone # 217-968-2295
Salt Creek Academy
Salt Creek Academy is the Regional Safe School Program for Logan, Mason, and Menard Counties. (The school is located in Fancy Prairie, IL.)
Lincoln Land Community College (Springfield, IL and Local Centers)
The mission of Lincoln Land Community College is to improve the lives of district residents by providing quality educational programs and services that are accessible and affordable to individuals and responsive to individual and community needs. [ District Map }
Lincoln Land Community College
5250 Shepherd Road
Springfield, IL 62794
217-786-2200 and 800-727-4161
Robert Morris University (Springfield. IL)
Situated in Illinois’ state capital, the Robert Morris University Springfield location offers students plenty of historic, cultural and recreational activities. Located near the White Oaks Mall, the Springfield location is on a major bus route and close to the State Capitol. Like the other locations of Robert Morris University, the Springfield campus offers a diversity of programs and activities to enrich the college experience. Recently, the RMU Springfield location increased its athletic program with the addition of a hockey team, men’s and women’s basketball teams, and a women’s soccer team. Already the program has created additional opportunities for more students to participate in college athletics, either as players or student supporters.
Robert Morris University
3101 Montvale Dr
Springfield, IL 62704
217-793-2500 and 800-762-5960
UIS - University of Illinois at Springfield (Springfield, IL)
UIS was established in 1969 as Sangamon State University by the Illinois General Assembly. On July 1, 1995, SSU became a campus of the University of Illinois, thereafter known as the University of Illinois at Springfield. UIS celebrates its diversity with a campus comprised of students and faculty of various ages, backgrounds, and ethnicity. Enrollment is about 4,900, including approximately 2,000 Graduate Students.
- Colleges: Business and Management, Education and Human Services, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Public Affairs and Administration
- Degree Programs: 23 bachelor's degree programs and 25 minors; 20 master's degree programs; one doctoral degree
University of Illinois at Springfield
One University Plaza
Springfield, Illinois 62703-5407
UIS Main campus phone: (217) 206-6600