About Us

Brett McPherson, Principal 
Bill McCarty, Asst. Principal 


Genoa-Kingston High School is located in Northern DeKalb County in Northern Illinois. The high school is part of the Genoa-Kingston School District #424 which comprises the two communities of Genoa and Kingston, Illinois.

GKHS offers a variety of curricular courses in the areas of math, science, foreign language, english, career and technical education, physical education and fitness, fine arts, social sciences, and special education. The high school is also a member of the Kishwaukee Education Consortium, where juniors and seniors are offered the opportunity to explore a variety of technical classes being conducted with students from neighboring districts.

In the areas of extra curricular activities, students may become involved in drama, music, athletics, and various clubs and organizations. Students are encouraged to become involved in activities as this is viewed as the way to further enhance the learning experience.

The Genoa-Kingston High School building was opened in August, 2003. The facility includes five computer labs, three science labs, an auditorium, greenhouse, a four station gymnasium and thirty-five classrooms.