Robinson Schools

Washington Elementary School About

If you attended Washington Elementary School during your childhood, please contact us to share your memories.

Jefferson School

Jefferson School

Jefferson School was built in 1885 and closed in January 1967 when the new Washington School opened. Jefferson School was originally known as North Side School.

Old Lincoln School

Lincoln School, originally known as South Side School, was built in 1885. The original Lincoln School was also closed in January 1967 when Washington School opened to students.

Old Lincoln School
Wshington Drawing

Washington School (original drawing)

Washington School was originally conceived as a two story K-8 building with 36 classrooms and approximately 109,000 square feet of space. This is an architect's drawing of the proposed building.

Washington Elementary School

This photo was taken in December 1966 as the new building was being prepared for students. The building opened in January 1967.

Washington Elementary School
WES Wall Plaque

Washington School Timeline

  • January 1964 - proposal with architect's drawing presented to the Board of Education for a new K-8 school building
  • December 1964 - a special election is held to vote on the construction of Washington School (Yes votes=1,102, No votes=643)
  • 1965 - land for Washington School is annexed into the City of Robinson
  • March 1965 - bonds are issued for the $960,000 needed to build Washington School
  • January 1967 - classes begin at Washington School

Robinson High School
2000 North Cross Street
Phone: (618) 544-9510
Fax: (618) 544-7921
Principal: Victoria McDonald

Nuttall Middle School
400 West Rustic Street
Phone: (618) 544-8618
Fax: (618) 544-5304
Principal: Craig Beals

Lincoln Grade School
301 East Poplar Street
Phone: (618) 544-3315
Fax: (618) 544-4136
Principal: Kathy Bemont

Washington Elem. School
507 West Condit Street
Phone: (618) 544-2233
Fax: (618) 544-5502
Principal: Jason Stark

Community Unit #2
1301 North Allen Street
Phone: (618) 544-7781
Fax: (618) 544-9284
Superintendent: Josh Quick
Community Unit School District #2 

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