Welcome to the Student Services Department

The Student Services Department is here to support students in achieving academic success as well as support their social and emotional needs. We are happy to answer questions you may have regarding student schedules, course options, graduation requirements, and student and family resources

CHS Counselor College & Career
Center Office Hours


(Currently Canceled Due to COVID restrictions – Please visit your counselor in their office.)

Counselors will have office hours weekly during lunch periods in the College & Career Center located within the Commons.  Students and staff are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity. Walk-ins are welcome & encouraged!

The schedule is as follows:

Monday Mr. Melvin
Tuesday Empty
Wednesday Ms. Ginter
Thursday Mrs. Marciniec
Friday Ms. Tauer

Central High School Profile

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EXPLORE CHS

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Curriculum Guide

Please click HERE to view the CHS Curriculum Guides.

Off-Campus Automotive Program

Off-Campus Precision Manufacturing Program

Off-Campus Welding Program

For more extensive information on our Regional Programs, please visit their website HERE.

Dual Credit FAQ (ECC)


Graduation Requirements

The objective of every student should be to earn a high school diploma. Before receiving a diploma, a student must successfully complete all graduation requirements as specified by the Central Community Unit School District 301 Board of Education, the Illinois State Board of Education, and the School Code of Illinois. Students receive a half credit for each class in which they receive a passing grade for the semester, except as indicated in this guide. A total of 23.5 credits are required for graduation from Central High School. A student could graduate with as much as 29 credits. This total may be adjusted down if a student transfers to Central High School from another school that offered less opportunities to earn credits. Graduation credits must include the following:

Graduation Requirements

Please view the Curriculum Guide for more information about specific course requirements.