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.
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2017-18 Sports Physicals
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Scales Mound School Greenhouse
The Scales Mound School Greenhouse will be open to the public beginning May 5. The plants grown in the greenhouse are a combination of starts from seedlings and plant starts that were purchased and grown. All plants have been grown and cared for by the high school horticulture class and the junior high greenhouse class. The greenhouse is located in the parking lot behind the school.
Plant offerings include: tomato varieties, pepper varieties, cauliflower, broccoli, kohlrabi, cabbage, herbs, cucumber varieties, pumpkin, squash varieties, marigold, vinca, vinca vine, spikes, snapdragon, coleus, impatiens, salvia, sweet potato vine, geranium, new guinea impatiens, diascia, petunia varieties, calibrachoa, bacopa and hanging baskets. New offerings for this year include pre-made patio herb gardens and petrachoas – a new petunia/calibrachoa cross.
Hours will be May 5 from 3 pm-7 pm, May 6 & 13 from 7:30 am-12:30 pm, May 11, 12, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 from 3 pm-5:30 pm. For more information, contact Lisa Oellerich at 815.238.6027.
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2017-18 School Calendar
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