Education

Greenville is proud to be the home of Greenville University, a four-year Christian liberal arts school.  About 1,100 students live on campus, and another 200 non-traditional students attend classes as well.

Those seeking a two-year associate's degree can attend Kaskaskia College in Centralia, Illinois, about 25 miles from Greenville. Kaskaskia College has an enrollment of about 5,000. Kaskaskia College also offers a variety of courses at the Greenville Center.

 

 

Colleges and Universities

   

Enrollment

 

Greenville University 

 

4 year

 

1,100

 

Kaskaskia Community College
Greenville Education Center

 

25 miles from Greenville
Located in Greenville

 

9,700

 

Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville

 

30 miles from Greenville

 

11,207


45 minutes from 12 universities and four-year colleges including 12th-ranked Washington University.

 

St. Louis Area Colleges and Universities
Fontbonne University
Greenville University
Harris-Stowe State College
Lindenwood University
Maryville University of St. Louis
McKendree University
Missouri Baptist University
Principia College
Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
Saint Louis University
University of Missouri - St. Louis
Washington University
Webster University


St. Louis Area Two-Year and Community Collleges
Southwestern Illinois College
East Central College
Jefferson College
Kaskaskia College
Lewis and Clark Community College
St. Charles County Community College
St. Louis Community College (3 campuses)


St. Louis Area Professional Schools
Logan University of Chiropractic
Saint Louis University School of Law
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville-School of Dental Medicine
St. Louis College of Pharmacy
University of Missouri-St. Louis School of Optometry
Washington University School of Law
Washington University School of Medicine


St. Louis Area Graduate Schools
Fontbonne University
Lindenwood University
Maryville University
Saint Louis University
Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
University of Missouri - St. Louis
Washington University
Webster University

 

45 minutes from 80 technical and vocational schools.

 


St. Louis Area Technical and Vocational Schools
Hickey College
Ranken Technical College
Vatterott College

 

Greenville Public Schools

The City of Greenville is the home of the Bond County Community Unit 2 School District, which has education centers in Greenville and the surrounding towns of Pocahontas and Sorento. In Greenville itself are the Greenville Elementary School (grades K-5), the Greenville Junior High School (grades 6-8), and Greenville High School (grades 9-12). Approximately 603 students attend Greenville Elementary School, and the student-to-teacher ratio is 15 to 1. About 284 students go to Greenville Junior High School, and the student-to-teacher ratio there is 13.5 to 1. Approximately 565 students attend Greenville High School, and the student-to-teacher ratio is 13.5 to 1.

 

Public Schools

 

Enrollment

 

Teachers

 

Elementary - 1

 

603

 

40

 

Junior High - 1

 

284

 

21

 

Senior High - 1

 

565

 

42


Character Education

Greenville City Council adopted a resolution in support of Character Education Leadership Development in the Bond County Community Unit #2 School District.