St. Joseph, Illinois


St. Joseph-Ogden High School is committed to nurturing the development of the total child, to fostering a love of learning, and to providing instruction in the basic skills required for active and involved citizenship in our country and community.  We also strive to maintain an environment that sustains the safety, well-being, intellectual stimulation, mutual respect, and enthusiasm of all students, staff, and families.  Through shared decision making, all parties support opportunities for a variety of teaching and learning formats. Technology is implemented throughout the curriculum in order to engage students in active learning. The school promotes a culture whereby instructional innovations and leadership are shared and encouraged.  The school and the wider community work together to develop and enhance the educational programs and to use our resources to the benefit of all students.


St. Joseph-Ogden High School offers students a traditional comprehensive education in a safe and secure learning environment.  Opportunities to participate in a wide variety of extracurricular and co-curricular activities are available to our students.  A majority of our teachers have advanced degrees within their field.  The conservative communities that make up our school district are supportive of their students and the schools.  The student body is loyal and school spirit is visible throughout the school year.  We are located within fifty miles of seven institutions of higher learning.  St. Joseph-Ogden High School is the right choice for you!


St. Joseph-Ogden High School is a consolidated public high school located in St. Joseph, Illinois. The high school serves the communities of St. Joseph, Ogden, Flatville and Royal.  Three K-8 school districts send students to our school:  St. Joseph District 169, Ogden District 212 and Prairieview District 192.  Our towns are “bedroom” communities of Champaign-Urbana.  Many of our residents are affiliated with the University of Illinois or work for businesses located in Champaign-Urbana.  We serve middle to upper middle class communities with a growing diversity of economic stakeholders.  In addition to opportunities provided at the U of I and in Champaign-Urbana, our residents also farm, operate their own businesses, or commute to work in locations such as Danville or Rantoul.


St. Joseph-Ogden High School offers a four-year curriculum in English, Math, Social Studies, Science, Foreign Language, Physical Development, Industrial Technology and Fine Arts.  Electives are available in Business, Agriculture, and Family and Consumer Sciences.  Dual credit course offerings are also available to our students through Parkland College and the University of Illinois.  Our students consistently score above state and national averages on standardized assessments of learning.