The town and school history are in need of research or the expertise of someone from the area.
We know that the school was probably established in the late 1800s. A high school served the community of
Grand Chain through the 1964-65 school year. That year (1965) the communities of Ullin, Karnak, Grand Chain and others joined together to form the Century School District. Century High School is located in
The following history of the Grand Chain HS building was provided to us by Mark Sauerbrunn:
"The Grand Chain High School building held classes for Century Elementary until the early 2000's when the
new Century Elementary was built. The school now houses an alternative school for students with behavior disorders.
My grandmother attended Grand Chain high school. The WPA worked on the building because on the front steps there
is a WPA sign with the year."
It is known that Grand Chain is home to an elementary school for the Century School District for
grades PK - 6.
Grand Chain High School Quick Facts
Consolidated to: Century
High School (Ullin)
School nickname: the "Chainers"
Maroon & White
School Fight Song: unavailable