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Principal's Message

Coal City Middle School Students and Families,

I am excited and honored to welcome each and every one of you to the 2023-24 school year at Coal City Middle School. This school year will be a year of setting and reaching goals, working hard and taking our school and student achievement to higher levels.



....be a school committed to providing an engaging, challenging, and collaborative learning environment, where students become critical thinkers and lifelong learners.



CCMS Warriors Live the 4Cs

  • Commitment 
  • Courage 
  • Communication
  • Compassion


As a staff, we are here to support all of you, by any means necessary, to ensure you reach your fullest potential. We look forward to working with you, your parents and the members of the community to provide a high-quality education to you.


This year, you can look forward to encountering a highly intensive and challenging academic program that will push you to work and think. However, I am confident that all of you have the capacity and ability to meet our expectations and the demands of your new classes and teachers. Our goal is to ensure that all students become critical thinkers, creative problem-solvers, inquisitive readers, diligent researchers and prolific writers. We do all of this to prepare you for the demands of the real-world so you may become productive citizens, become our future leaders, and contribute and give back something positive to our community.


I look forward to working with all of you and pushing you to new academic heights. On behalf of the staff of Coal City Middle School, I want to again welcome all of you to the 2023-24 school year and thank you for being a part of Coal City Middle School.


If you have any question please contact the CCMS Office at 815/634-5039 and we will be glad to help you.


Mr. Johnson
Coal City Middle School