Dwight Township High School graduates qualify for entrance into top colleges and universities. A member of the Interstate 8 Conference, the high school is located on a 35-acre campus, and offers many educational activities and several sporting classes, such as football, basketball, volleyball, golf, track, and softball. The Dwight School District is located in the Joliet Junior College District.
The Dwight Elementary School District includes kindergarten through eighth grades. The building sits on a site of 27 acres, encompassing a large playground area, four softball fields, and several physical education fields. There are numerous volunteer-organized sports available to both youths and adults in the community.
In addition to the public educational facilities, The Baptist Academy provides an accredited school with 12 grades plus kindergarten.
The area is conveniently located near many colleges: University of Illinois, Illinois State University, Bradley University, Illinois Wesleyan and Northern Illinois University. There are also smaller private colleges and state-supported community colleges in the area, such as Olivet University, Kankakee Community College, Joliet Junior College and the University of St. Francis.
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