Local Schools

Excellent educational opportunities exist for students of all ages in Canton; from Canton’s own award-winning school district to Spoon River College being ranked the number one community College in Illinois. Graham Hospital also offers an outstanding, fully accredited School of Nursing, that is ranked number three in Illinois.

Canton Union School District #66

The Canton Union School District has a comprehensive K-12 curriculum that includes gifted and regular classes, Title 1, special education and career education. Technology experiences for students include computer labs, internet research and CAD/CAM programs, among others.

The school system includes three elementary schools, a middle school for grades 5-8, and a high school.

Administration Office
20 W. Walnut St.
(309) 647-9411

Elementary Schools

Eastview Elementary
1490 E. Myrtle Street
Canton, Il 61520
(309) 647-0136

Westview Elementary
700 W. Old Vine St.
Canton, Il 61520
(309) 647-2111

Lincoln Elementary
20 Lincoln Road
Canton, Il 61520
(309) 647-7594

Middle School

Ingersoll Middle School
1605 E. Ash St.
Canton, Il 61520
(309) 647-6951

High School

Canton High School
1001 N. Main St.
Canton, Il 61520
(309) 647-1820


Spoon River College is known for being affordable… but it’s also a quality, award-winning institution. Students who plan to transfer to after attending SRC can choose from over 25 different areas of concentration, and students who want to get into the workforce with specialized technical skills can choose from career programs that have pathways to high-growth, high-wage jobs. Above all, the goal at SRC is student success, and that’s evident in the services offered such as tutoring, mentoring, and learning resources. Located in Canton, Havana, Macomb, and Rushville, SRC offers students many opportunities to get involved in clubs and organizations, including visual and performing arts programs along with athletic programs in baseball, softball, basketball, volleyball and E Sports.

23235 N. County Highway 22
(309) 647-4645

Graham Hospital School of Nursing is a three year diploma RN program accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.

210 W. Walnut St.
(309) 647-4086