Welcome to Scales Mound CUSD #211

Scales Mound CUSD #211 is a comprehensive school system that services students from preschool (PreK) to twelfth (12) grade.  The District is located in northern Jo Daviess County and is approximately 70 square miles in size.  Students come from the Village of Scales Mound, Apple Canyon Lake, and the Galena Territory.  Scales Mound Schools include a PreK-5 elementary school, 6-8 junior high school, and 9-12 high school all housed in one building located in Scales Mound.
The District has cooperative agreements with the Jo Daviess County Career Technical Academy and Northwest Special Education Cooperative.  The District offers a comprehensive, rich curriculum and numerous co-curricular opportunities.  High school students can enroll in dual credit courses through Highland Community College, advanced placement courses through the school curriculum and the Illinois Virtual School, and career technical courses at the CTE Academy.
The District offers students numerous extracurricular opportunities and participates in cooperative agreements with Benton School District, Wisconsin, for high school football and track and River Ridge CUSD #210 for golf, girls basketball, softball, and baseball. 

Daily Announcements

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12 18 Daily Announcements.pdf

High School Finals 

December 18                                 December 19 

Period 2 - 8:00-9:30                        Period 1 - 8:00-9:30

Period 4 - 9:33-11:00                      Period 3 - 9:33-11:00

KSL - 11:03-11:28                           KSL - 11:03-11:28

Lunch 11:28-12:00                          Lunch - 11:28-12:00

Period 6 - 12:03-1:30                      Period 5 - 12:03-1:30

Period 8 - 1:33-3:00                        Period 7 - 1:33-3:00

Notice of Filling Petitions

    For Nomination of Candidates
For election to the Board of Education
      School District Number 211
       Jo Daviess County, Illinois

Notice is Hereby given that candidates for membership on the Board of Education of School District Number 211, Jo Daviess County, Illinois to be voted for at the election to be held on April 2, 2019, shall file their petitions for nomination and other required documents with, the Jo Daviess County Clerk, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., on any day from Monday through Friday, except that nomination papers will be received until 5:00 p.m. on the last day for filing.
There will be 3 openings on the Board of Education to fill full terms.
The first day for the filing of nomination papers for the said election is December 10, 2018 and last day for the filing of said nomination papers is December 17, 2018.

2018 -19 School Calendar  Please click on the link below
 School Calendar 1819.pdf

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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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