About Us

Situated within the beautiful surroundings of Northern Illinois. Richmond-Burton Community High School is a four-year public high school located in Richmond, Illinois. Richmond is located on the Illinois-Wisconsin border. Richmond is about 44 miles south-southwest of Milwaukee and 64 miles northwest of Chicago. Richmond-Burton High School serves 44.2 square miles including the three communities of Richmond, Solon Mills and Spring Grove with a 2019-20 student enrollment of 640 students in grades 9th-12th grade.

Mission Statement

It is the mission of Richmond-Burton Community High School to provide diverse learning opportunities that will enable students to realize their full potential. Our goal is to empower students to attain the knowledge, attitudes, and life skills needed to succeed as responsible and productive citizens in the21stcentury.

District Office

4213 US Highway 12, Richmond, IL 60071, (815) 678-4242


Richmond-Burton Community High School

8311 IL Route 31, Richmond, IL 60071 (815) 678-4525

Transportation Office

4213 US Highway 12, Richmond, IL 60071, (815) 678-2232

Shared Services

The Boards of Education of District 2 and District 157 entered into a Shared Service Agreement. The benefits to our school community include a more collaborative coordination of the educational and operational programs K-12. This agreement also provides a more efficient use of taxpayer dollars by reducing administrative costs to both school districts. Both districts also benefit from having support staff that handle responsibilities for both districts.

District departments/personnel that fall under the Shared Service Agreement include the Office of the Superintendent, Business Office (finance, operations, and transportation), Communications, Human Resources, Curriculum, and Technology Services.