Education & Workforce

Educational opportunities at every level abound in and around Litchfield, resulting in a workforce that is effective and motivated at the most skilled labor and management levels.

A Great Place for Kids to Learn & Grow

The Litchfield Community School District, local private schools, and the Lincoln Land Community College's Arts and Technology Center provide a continuum of consistent and high-quality educational opportunities for area students. These schools also offer customized training programs for business and industry.

The Litchfield Community School District  #12 has been recognized as a SchoolSearch Bright Star District, one of only 81 Illinois School District to be honored out of 869 total districts. The Litchfield Schools also have multiple national Board Certified Teachers.

Students at Litchfield High School can take dual-enrollment and dual credit classes.  Visit the Litchfield CUSD website for more information.

Higher Education

In addition, Litchfield area residents have easy access to affordable two-year and four-year colleges and universities within a 30-mile radius. These institutions range from public schools such as the University of Illinois – Springfield, Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville, and Lincoln Land Community College to smaller private institutions such as Blackburn College and Greenville College. Many students from Litchfield attend these popular schools.

Strong Workforce

The success of any business relies upon effective people. Litchfield's productive workforce offers a proven work ethic with low absenteeism and high productivity. Well-trained and skilled entry-level workers are readily available in the area. Managers and skilled professionals are attracted to the quality lifestyle. In addition, a daily inflow of employees from the region provides an expanded and available workforce.