Welcome to Jamaica CUSD #12

Jamaica School District is located at 7087 N. 600 E. Rd, Sidell, Illinois, 61876. It serves nearly 500 students in southern Vermilion County from four nearby towns (Fairmount, Sidell, Indianola, and Jamaica) and the surrounding area.

Latest News

No School 2-19-15
February 19th, 2015  |  Posted in: District News, Elementary News, High School News, Junior High News

Due to the wind chill, there will be no school on Thursday, February 19th.

Kindergarten Tea
February 17th, 2015  |  Posted in: Elementary News

Kindergarten pre-registration and tea is coming March 18th & 19th.

Download the 2015 Kindergarten Tea flyer here for more information.


Review Committee
January 14th, 2015  |  Posted in: Salt Fork Consolidated District News

The newly created Salt Fork Community Unit School District #512 seeks parent volunteers willing to serve on the committee to review applications/resumes for the open principal positions.  The committee will consist of a few parents, a few teachers, and a few current administrators.  The time commitment will be three to four hours on two separate evenings within the next few weeks.  If you are interested in the possibility of serving, please email me at pharrison@jamaica.k12.il.us.

Dates to Know
January 13th, 2015  |  Posted in: Elementary News, Junior High News
Board Meeting
December 8th, 2014  |  Posted in: Salt Fork Consolidated District News

The next board meeting for the new consolidated school district will be Saturday, December 13th, at 8430 N 980 E Rd, Indianola at 9:00am.

Click Here to download the Agenda

Supply Lists
July 31st, 2014  |  Posted in: District News

Download the school supply list

Download the school newsletter

Reminder: School registration is August 5th and 6th from 1 to 7 pm. All grades will register in the high school computer lab. New students and new pre-K and kindergarten students who did not pre-register may register on Monday, August 4th from 9am to 2pm in the elementary office.

Statement on the Finances of Jamaica CUSD #12
March 5th, 2013  |  Posted in: Elementary News, High School News, Junior High News

Across the state and nation school districts are wrestling with financial concerns caused by decreasing revenues and increasing costs. The Jamaica Board of Education has established a goal of fiscal responsibility and is finding it more difficult to make ends meet.The state of Illinois is providing less money for student support each year. (more…)

District Goals
February 10th, 2013  |  Posted in: Elementary News, High School News, Junior High News

The Board of Education has recently approved a set of goals for the Jamaica School District. While the goals are lofty, they do provide us with a target at which to aim. Over the next few months, the administration and staff will develop a strategic plan for meeting the established goals. Click here to download the new goals.