• Alonzo Nelson, Principal


    A Message to Our Flyer Families...

    We are excited to personally reconnect with our families and start this academic year off with our best foot forward! New and exciting things are happening here at East Saint Louis High School and we hope to provide the best educational experiences possible while following CDC Guidelines. The staff and faculty members are making every effort to ensure quality instruction as well as a welcoming environment. We are so happy you're here!

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    2021-2022 IHSA 3A Boys’ Basketball Sectional Champions
    Congratulations to the Flyers Boys’ Basketball Team! The team was named the 2021-2022 IHSA Class 3A Sectional Champions. The Flyers Basketball Team will compete this Monday, March 7, 2022, at the Bank of Springfield Center in Springfield, Illinois in the Super-Sectional game. Tickets may be purchased online for $10.00. All spectators must have a ticket to enter the game. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. Class 3A will compete following the Class 2A game. Good Luck to the Flyers Boys’ Basketball Team, Coach Chambers and the Coaching Staff. All Gas and No Brakes!

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    Honors and Awards

    Congratulations to the Flyers Class of 2022 President Cynthia Taylor-Cutler, the 2022 Racial Harmony Award Recipient. Cynthia was recognized at the annual virtual awards ceremony on Sunday, February 27, 2022. The theme for the program was Sowing Seeds of Peace”. Celebrating Our Differences. Establishing Common Ground." Cynthia was recommended for the award by the ESLSHS Administration for her leadership, kindness and goodwill while serving as the president of the senior class. We are so proud of her accomplishments.

    Class of 2022 Athletic Recognition

    Congratulations to the Flyers’ Class of 2022 Football Team Members. Please join us as we celebrate their commitment to the colleges and universities for the upcoming academic year. Kudos to Coach Sunkett and his entire Flyers’ Football Team Coaching Staff. Job Well Done!

    2021-2022 3A Boys’ Basketball Regional Champions

    Congratulations to the Flyers Boys’ Basketball Team! The team is the 2021-2022 3A Regional Champions. Good luck as you advance to the Sectionals Competition this week. Way to Go Coach Chambers and the Flyers’ Boys’ Basketball Coaching Staff.

    College and Career Success at East St. Louis Sr. High School

    The Class of 2020 has currently earned $11,179,800 in scholarship totals. Of this class, 100% applied to at least five colleges, military or trade schools, and 97.45% were accepted to a four-year or two-year college, military or trade school. Eastside celebrated 9 students who earned both a high school diploma and an associate’s degree from Southwestern Illinois College (SWIC) through the Running Start program. An additional 20 seniors completed a math transition course (Intermediate Algebra) designed to ensure they will not have to take a remedial math course in college.

    In 2019, 100% of 12th-grade students applied to at least five colleges, military, or trade schools; 100% of the class of 2019 was accepted to a four-year or two-year college, military or trade school. The Class of 2019 earned over $12 million in scholarship totals. 



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