Educational Facilities

Facility Number Teachers Number of People Enrolled Grades
Carbondale District 95 4 135 1,521 Pre-Kindergarten - 8th grade
Desoto Grade School
1 19 187
Kindergarten - 8th grade
Giant City Grade School 1 35
208
Kindergarten - 8th grade
Unity Point School 1 60
651 Kindergarten - 8th grade
Carbondale High School District 165
1 75 1,013 9th - 12th grade
Brehm Prepatory School 1 19
98
Ages 11 to 22
Trinity Paraochial School 1 N/A 131 Kindergarten - 12th grade
Carbondale New School (private)
1 6
40
Pre-Kindergarten - 8th grade
John A. Logan College 1 254
5,092
2 year/Continuing Education
Southern Illinois University* 1 1,080 12,817 BA/MA/PHD
         

Additional Information

*Southern Illinois University, is a doctoral research university that offers more than 200 undergraduate, 80 master's, and 30 doctoral programs. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching classifies SIUC as a Research University: High Research Activity. The National Science Foundation ranks SIUC #101 among public universities in the U.S. for total research and development expenditures, and #142 among all U.S. universities. This places SIUC among the top 5 percent of U.S. higher education institutions for research. The University's Bachelor of Science degree program in fermentation science is one of only a handful in the nation and the only one in Illinois. The University is the area's largest employer.