Scales Mound CUSD #211 is a Pre K-12 grade public school district 70 square  miles in area, all of which is located in northern Jo Daviess County. The District  is positioned approximately 25 miles east of Dubuque, Iowa and 80 miles  southwest of Madison, Wisconsin. The areas making up the School District  include the Village of Scales Mound, Apple Canyon Lake and the  Galena Territory. Our enrollment is less than 300 students with an elementary  class size average of less than 15 students per section and a pupil to teacher  ratio of approximately 13 to 1. All Scales Mound Student are housed under a  single school building. The district owns nor lease any other facilities. The  District offers a rich curriculum and a number of co-curricular opportunities.  Scales Mound students have traditionally scored well on the Illinois Standards  Achievement Test and the Iowa Test of Basic Skills. 
Scales Mound High School Recognized
by U.S. News and World Report

US NewsScales Mound High School has once again been recognized by the U.S. News and World Report as one of America’s Best High Schools.  Analysis for this award is based on standardized test performance in reading and mathematics, proficiency rates for disadvantaged students, high school graduation rate, and college-readiness performance. 

Congratulations to all Scales Mound School students, parents, staff, and community on their continued academic success and for earning this prestigious award.  We are truly blessed to have such a great learning community that continues to establish a tradition of excellence.


2017-2018 Registration

Scales Mound School registration will be Monday July 31, 2017, 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Families registering after this date will be accessed a $10.00 late fee.
All registration forms can be found on the school website under the Forms tab in the Quick Links. Please fill out forms, print and return at registration. 

The supply list is attached below
2017 18 Supply list.pdf
Here is the Scales Mound PTO Apparel Order Flyer and link to the online site.
Please click on the link below
Scales Mounds PTO17.pdf
Link to online site

High School Football Players
More High School Football information is available by clicking on the link below, make sure to view web version to view the full site.
bsm football
Daily Announcement
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2017-18 School Calendar Please click on the link below
1718 Calendar.pdf
Website Disclaimer
Scales Mound School District #211 has made every effort to verify the accuracy of the information listed on the District's website. If you discover information or links that are inaccurate, please contact the District Office at 815-845-2215. Scales Mound School District #211 provides links to other websites as a convenience. Our District does not guarantee the accuracy or propriety of any information, services, or products contained in any website linked directly to ours. Reasonable efforts should be made by the user to verify information, services, or product offerings contained in any website. Scales Mound School District #211 also cautions users to be aware of and learn about the possibility of contracting computer viruses from downloading information from the Internet.‚Äč

The Regular School Phone number is 815-845-2215
If you need to contact us during school time
when there is a power outage,
or phone issue you may call 1-815-281-2332
The Office email address is office@scalesmound.net

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