Bradford Community Unit School District #1

Bradford CUSD #1 serves the Village of Bradford and Bradford School District's rural area. The Bradford Grade School houses Pre-K to 5th grade and the Jr. High grades 6-8.

The deactivation of the Bradford High School gives students the option of choosing to attend Bureau Valley High in Manlius or Stark County High School in Toulon.

  • Bradford Community School Unit 1 - 115 High Street, Bradford, IL 61421, (309) 897-4441
  • Bureau Valley High School -  (BVHS) is a high school located at 9154 County Road 2125 North, in Manlius, Illinois, (815) 445-4004 . The high school is part of the Bureau Valley Community Unit School District #340. Bureau Valley was the first Illinois high school to construct and run a full-sized wind turbine. Students are from ten different villages (Bradford, IL; Buda, IL; Harmon, IL; Manlius, IL; New Bedford, IL; Normandy, IL; Sheffield, IL; Thomas, IL; Walnut, IL; Wyanet, IL), within three different area codes (815, 309, 779), and four separate counties (Bureau, Stark, Lee, Whiteside).
  • Stark County High School -  (SCHS) is located at 418 S. Franklin Street in Toulon, Illinois, 309-286-4451.  SCHS is part of Stark County Community Unit School District 100, which also includes Stark County Junior High School, and Stark County Elementary School.