Eureka High School (Illinois)

Eureka High School (commonly called Eureka High or EHS) is a public secondary school in Eureka, Illinois, United States. The school is part of Eureka Community Unit District 140, with admission based primarily on the locations of students' homes. Communities supported include Eureka, Goodfield, Secor, and Congerville. Serving students in grades ninth gradetwelfth grade, it is a small high school with a student base of 504 students.[3] The school is a member of the Heart of Illinois Conference and competes under the name Hornets.

Eureka High School
200 West Cruger Avenue


United States
Coordinates40°43′08″N 89°16′28″W
TypePublic secondary school
School districtEureka Community Unit District 140
PrincipalKirk Edwards
Enrollment492 (2016-17)[1]
Athletics conferenceHeart of Illinois Conference

Awards and Distinctions

21 Illinois State Scholars

2014 ACT Red Quill Award for Excellence[4]

2014 Nationally Ranked High School by US News

IHSA State Trophies in

  • Scholastic Bowl, Boys & Girls Cross Country, Volleyball, Girls Track, Baseball, Boys & Girls Track, Basketball

Notable alumni


  1. "Eureka High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved January 26, 2019.
  2. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Eureka High School (Illinois)
  3. "Eureka High School Report Card". IIRC. 22 October 2014. Retrieved 23 October 2014.
  4. Journal, ARLENE FRANKS | For the. "EHS earns Red Quill Award". Retrieved 2018-04-19.
  5. Arlene Franks, "Eureka's Dan McCoy Hits It Big in New York," Woodford County Journal, Feb. 1, 2012.
  6. "Andy Studebaker,",
  7. Grathoff, Pete (2016-07-28). "Ten things you didn't know about new Royal Ben Zobrist". The Kansas City Star (online ed.). The McClatchy Company. Retrieved 2018-03-10.
  8. Topkin, Marc (July 13, 2009). "Tampa Bay Rays' Ben Zobrist has taken a surprising path to today's All-Star game". Tampa Bay Times. Archived from the original on 2014-07-29. From the white two-story house out in the country...

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