Carlinville High School is located in Carlinville, Illinois. The town is approximately 50 miles south of Springfield, Illinois and 65 miles northeast of St. Louis, Missouri. It is the county seat of Macoupin County, and is considered an outlying part of the Metro-East region of the greater St. Louis metropolitan area. Our proximity to Springfield and St. Louis provides students with many opportunities throughout the school year.
Lance Corporal E-3 Jonathan Leonard, a 2016 Carlinville High School graduate, is serving as part of the Honor Guard during the arrival ceremony and visitation involving both the House and Senate, where former president George H. W. Bush will lie in state in the United States Capitol Rotunda.