Collinsville CUSD #10 curriculum is designed to meet the individual needs of our diverse population of students. Curriculum is designed using current best practices in education in all classrooms, however, instructional strategies may vary from room to room. Core curriculum areas, including language arts, mathematics, science and social science are aligned to New Illinois Learning Standards.
In addition to the core curriculum, the elementary schools offer music, physical education, STEM, social emotional learning, career awareness, as well as instrumental music and vocal music programs at the intermediate school (grades 5-6). Services are provided by Title I Specialists and Interventionists for students in need of additional support. Dorris Intermediate School has an intramural program for students during the lunch hours, and band, chorus and basketball programs are offered as extracurricular activities.
Core curriculum at Collinsville Middle School (grades 7-8) offers physical education, art, health, Spanish, career explorations, industrial arts, Project Lead The Way (PLTW), vocal music and band. CMS also has reading and math interventionists to provide additional support to students. Collinsville Middle School also offers a wide range of sports and extracurricular activities for students to participate in outside of the regular school day.
Collinsville High School offers two curricula areas, college preparatory and career, and technical education. Courses are taught in the areas of art, business, foreign language, family and consumer sciences, industrial arts, language arts, mathematics, music, science, social studies, and special education. Advanced Placement (AP) and Dual Credit courses are offered at CHS in many of the core academic areas. A variety of sports and organizations are offered to students outside of the educational setting.
Collinsville Area Vocational Center, adjacent to the CHS Campus, offers courses in Auto Body, Automotive Maintenance Technology, Building Trades, Cyber Security, Early Childhood and Teacher Education, Criminal Justice, Cosmetology, Electronics, Food Service, Clinical Health Occupations (CNA), Precision Machining Technology, and Welding. Industry-recognized certifications and/or Dual credit are offered in conjunction with Southwestern Illinois College for students meeting the requirements of the programs at CAVC. These courses are 2 ½ hours long and provide real-world hands-on job training for students. A variety of scholarship and work placement opportunities are available to students seeking to continue in their chosen fields.