Directions to Schools from St. Joseph
Schools are listed in alphabetical order
(Note: these directions are the simplest to follow not necessarily the quickest way to get there. There are many county road options which may save you time if you know where you are going or get you lost if you don’t)
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Armstrong Ellis Grade school
Take I-74 east to Route 49 north. Take Route 49 north to Route 136 east. Take Route 136 east into Armstrong. Turn left on 350 East then turn right on Gifford Ave to school.
Potomac Grade School
Follow the same directions to Armstrong except continue past Armstrong on 136 east to Potomac. School is east of town on Route 136.
Take I-74 to Danville, exit at Martin Luther King. At the stop light go left at the Golden Nugget onto Henning Road. Go north on Henning Road about 5 miles. Sign will point right to Bismarck. Go right at the sign and across Route 1. The school is on the right on this main road into Bismarck
Blue Ridge Mansfield
Take I-74 west to exit 166 South to Mansfield-go to first stop sign-school is just across the intersection on the left.
Take Route 150 east to Ogden. Take Route 49 south to Homer. Turn left onto the Fairmount/Catlin road. Follow all the way to Catlin. Schools are on the left side of the road as you enter town.
Edison - 306 West Green (Corner of Green and State)
Franklin - 817 Harris Ave. (between Columbia and Bradley on Harris)
Holy Cross - 410 West White (2 blocks south of Westside Park)
Jefferson - 1115 S. Crescent Dr. (out near Round Barn center)
Judah Christian -908 N. Prospect
St. Matthews – get to Prospect and Kirby then go west on Kirby to first light. Take a left and school is 2 blocks south.
Charleston Jr. High & High School
Take I-57 South to Charleston. Take Lincoln Ave. in Charleston through town. The school is across from Rural King on the left, OR take Route 130 south to Charleston go left on Lincoln and follow to the school which will be on the right.
Take Route 150 to Ogden, go south on Route 49 to Route 136-turn East to Chrisman. Turn North at US 150-school is on the West side of the street OR take I-74 east to Route 1 (Danville exit) Go south on Route 1 to Chrisman school is on the right.
Take I-74 to Danville, exit at Martin Luther King, go to Main Street and turn north (left). Go North on Main to Fairchild. Go right on Fairchild to Jackson. Go Left on Jackson, the school is on the right just past the American Legion.
Danville Southview Take I-74 East to the Gilbert street exit. Go north and take the first right over the bridge. School is right in front of Danville Stadium.
Danville St. Paul 1307 N. Walnut St.
Take I-74 to exit 150(Martin Luther King Dr.)-go North approx. 3-4 miles to first stop light then turn left onto Gilbert-travel another 3-4 miles-continue merging from 4 to 2 lanes-turn right(East) at Voorhees-travel 4 blocks to Vermillion- school is on the corner of Vermillion and Voorhees-park on the East side.
EastSide Centre East
Take I-74 and exit at East Washington St.(exit 96)-turn right onto East Washington St.-proceed to the second stoplight and continue right-go to the next stoplight and turn right onto Meadows Ave.-Eastside Centre is about one mile on the left-turn left into the complex. (note: avoid state track meet traffic by getting of 1-74 at Morton. Go south into Morton and take a right onto Route 150. Follow Route 150 to East Side Centre and turn right into the complex.)
Georgetown Ridge Farm Schools
Mary Miller Junior High
Take I-74 east to Danville and take the Route 1 south exit. Follow Route 1 through Westville and into Georgetown. Turn right on West Street. School is at 414 West Street.
Pinecrest Grade School
Follow same directions as above but turn left on West Street. School is about a half mile down on the right.
Ridge Farm Grade School
Follow directions as above but continue through Georgetown on Route 1 to Ridge Farm. School is on the left side of Route 1.
Gifford Grade School
Go north out of St. Joseph to Flatville -turn right(East) at Flatville - road veers left(North) and continues to Gifford-school is on the left(West) side of the street.
Heritage Jr. High Homer
Take Route 150 east to Ogden. Go south on Route 49. Go right on the Homer Sidney road, school is on the right.
Take I-74 east to Route 49. Take Route 49 north to Route 9. Take Route 9 east to Hoopeston.
Hoopeston Middle School
Continue east through the intersection of Route 9 and Route 1. The high school and middle school are on the right side of Route 9 on the east side of town.
John Greer Elementary
At the intersection of Route 9 and Route 1go north on Route 1 past McFerrin Park. Turn right on Main Street. School is at 609 W main.
Jamaica Junior High
Take Route 150 east to Ogden. Take Route 49 south to Homer. Turn left onto the Fairmount/Catlin road. Turn right on Fairmount road, go through Fairmount and continue south to the school which will be on the left. (note: do not turn left at the Jamaica sign! The school is another mile or so down the road.)
Leroy 805 N. Barnett
Take I-74 West to LeRoy Exit #149-turn North to town-go to 3rd stop(Washington St.)-make a right turn and go to Barnett St.-turn left-school is one block down on the right side of the street.
Take I-74 west to the Mahomet exit. Go south into Mahomet and take a right at the first light. Follow this road up to the stop sign and take a right onto Lincoln. All schools are on this road. You will pass Lincoln Trail Elementary on the right, then Mahomet Jr. High on the left, and then the High School on the right.
Monticello Middle School
Take I-74 west to I-57 south. Go to the Monticello Road exit. Go west on Monticello Road all the way to Monticello. This turns into Washington. The school is on the left at 2015 East Washington.
Monticello High School (track meets)
Take I-74 west to I-57 south to I-72 west. Go to either Monticello exit and go south to Market Street (Route 105). Follow Market to the west side of town and the HS will be on the left.
Parkside School/Maxwell Park 101 N. Parkside 1-309-452-8321
Take I-74 West to I-55 Exit 165A-go North on Business 51(Main St.) to College Ave.-turn left on College-continue west to Parkside-turn right.
Oakwood Grade School
Take I-74 to the Oakwood exit go south into Oakwood turn left on State. School is 2 blocks east.
Oakwood Jr. High (in Newtown)
Take I-74 East to Exit 206(Oakwood exit)-turn left (North) to Newtown School (about 4 miles North) it is on the left side of the road.
Ogden Grade School
Take I-74 East to Exit #197, go South one block.
PBL Jr. High
Take I-57 North to Paxton (exit 261). Turn right (east) and go to Cherry Street (before Hardees) and turn left (north). Go to the second stop sign (buses 3rd stop sign) and turn left.
PVO - Flatville
Go north out of St. Joseph to Flatville. School is on the left.
From Rte. 45 - Take Rte. 45 North to Rantoul, Turn right (East) on Wabash, approx. 1 block you will see Eater Junior High.
Take I-74 to Danville, exit at Martin Luther King. At the stop light go left at the Golden Nugget onto Henning Road. Go north on Henning Road to Henning. In Henning go right on 136 to Route 1. Go left on Route 1 into Rossville. The school is on Route 1 in Rossville.
St. Thomas Philo 311 East Madison St. Philo
Route 130-turn right(South) onto 130 to Philo past the convenient mart to Madison St.-turn left and continue down Madison to school- it is almost at the end of the street on the South side.
Take US 45 North from Urbana to Thomasboro(there is a Catholic church on the left)-turn left (West) go about 3 or so blocks(just before the convenient store) turn right(North) and go about 3 blocks to the school.
Tolono Unity H.S.
Take US 45 South to Tolono-at the first street upon entering Tolono turn left(East)-follow signs directing traffic to Unity High School.
Unity East Elementary School
Take 130 South(right) to Sidney Road East(left). School is 1/4 mile on the left.
Unity West Elementary School
Go South on Rt. 45 (Neil Street). Go through Tolono, then it is 2 miles on the right at Sadorus Rd.
Unity Jr. High in Tolono
Take US 45 South to Tolono-at the first street upon entering Tolono turn left(East)-follow signs directing traffic to Unity High School. The Jr. High is on West side of High School.
University High Urbana (Uni) 1212
W. Springfield Urbana
Gym is behind and to the East of the school in a separate building.
Urbana Middle School 1201 South Vine St. Urbana
Take 1-74 to Cunningham and go south into Urbana. Cunningham turns into Vine School is on the right OR take Washington Ave from Route 130 to Vine and turn left onto Vine where you will see the school.
Judith Giacoma Grade School – Take I-74 to Danville, take the Georgetown Road exit south to Westville. Turn left onto Main Street then turn right onto Walnut. School is at 200 S. Walnut.
Westville Jr. High - Take I-74 to Danville, take the Georgetown Road exit south to Westville. Turn left onto Moses and school is just east of the park.