Carthage Elementary School District
  • Carthage Elementary School District #317

    The Carthage Elementary School District is a consolidated district of Carthage and smaller surrounding towns. There are currently two attendance centers:

    Carthage Primary School – Grade Pre K to 4th Grade
    Ryanne Nason, Principal

    Carthage Middle School – Grades 5th to 8th Grade
    Brandon VanCamp, Principal

Dr. Dustin Day, Superintendent


210 S Adams Street
Carthage, IL  62321

Illini West High School
  • Illini West High School District #307

    Grades 9-12 Mission Statement: Illini West High School, in cooperation with parents and the community, will empower students to become engaged, contributing members of our school, our community, and our world.

Jay Harnack, Superintendent


600 Miller St
Carthage, IL  62321

Carl Sandburg College
  • Carl Sandburg College

    Local branch of the community college, offering many 2-year degrees and adult education classes


305 Sandburg Drive at S.R. 94
Carthage, IL  62321

  • Willow Grove Childcare and Learning Center

    Willow Grove Childcare & Learning Center has experienced staff that provides a safe and caring environment for young children, where they can learn social and emotional skills. We are taking applications for children 6 weeks to 12 years. of age.


641 Buchanan
Carthage, IL  62321


  • Carthage School District Foundation

    The Carthage School District Foundation was established in the mid-90s with the goal of creating a source of extra funds for the school district for use by parents, teachers, and students.

    The district is very active in sports and extracurricular academics. You can find examples of this on the district pages, as the students help them evolve.

  • Illinois High School Association (IHSA)

    The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) keeps detailed stats on schools, most notably in the area of sports accomplishments, but also in other areas. Check them out if you want more info...

  • Carthage College

    Carthage College is a wonderful Liberal Arts College in Kenosha, Wisconsin. It started in the late 1870s right here in Carthage, IL.

  • Online Colleges

  • Carthage Library District

Upcoming Events

Space Recycling

June 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Quincy Children’s Museum Visits Carthage

June 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am


  • Kibbe Museum Roof

    The City of Carthage will be taking bids for roof replacement on the Kibbe Museum. Bid specifications can be picked up at City Hall by prospective bidders. Bids for this project need to be delivered to the City Hall by March 29th at 4:00pm.