School Information

Dr. Preston L. Williams Jr Elementary School is one of six neighborhood schools serving the students in kindergarten through fifth grade in Urbana, Illinois. Named after a retired administrator, coach, and the first African-American Superintendent of the Urbana School District, the former Prairie Elementary shares the Prairie Campus with the Urbana Early Childhood School.

Address: 2102 E. Washington St.
Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: 217-384-3628
Fax: 217-384-3626
School Hours: 8:10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Principal: Danielle Jackson

Interim Vice Principal: Adriana Ochoa

Urbana School District #116 Mission Statement

The mission of Urbana School District #116, a multicultural community committed to educational excellence, is to ensure that all learners acquire knowledge, develop skills, and build character to achieve personal greatness and help create a better global society, by providing innovative, comprehensive programs, respecting individual learning styles and cultural differences, and fostering caring and nurturing relationships, while engaging each student, every family and the entire community.

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