Founded in 1921, the University of Illinois Laboratory High School, or Uni High, is one of the most prestigious secondary schools in the nation and a model for public education in America. Known for its academic rigor and elite students, Uni is transforming the way we propel bright minds. Graduates from Uni go on to enroll at the finest universities in the world, including the 40 to 50 percent of each class that earn one or more degrees from the University of Illinois, ensuring the most outstanding students in our state are studying at Illinois. A strong education makes for a strong future for Illinois—and it’s all happening right here.
Preparing Students for Success
Prepare students for academic success and leadership in a global economy by offering hands-on experiences and access to active learning environments and cutting-edge technology.
Serving as National Leaders
Develop partnerships and active learning environments to influence policy and extend educational innovation through our research and teaching from Urbana-Champaign to Illinois and beyond.
Recruiting and Retaining Faculty
Place Uni High at the forefront of knowledge in the disciplines, by recruiting and retaining leading teachers who are educational innovators. Uni also seeks to increase the faculty supplemental stipend by growing the endowed funds for faculty support.
Creating Leading Edge Learning Spaces
Upgrade infrastructure through renovation and replacement including windows and electrical throughout the existing school building.
Update Physical Education and Athletics Facilities
The Kenney Gym Annex and Athletics facilities need updates, including a new gym floor. Over 80% of our student body participates in our “No-Cut” athletics programs.
1212 W. Springfield Avenue
Urbana, Illinois 61801