Welcome to Scales Mound Community Unit School District #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.


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Scales Mound, IL - 8x11 Brochure 2.pdf
Ski Discount Information
Chestnut Mountain Resort would like to invite Scales Mound Students and Families to experience a little winter fun this SKI/Snowboard Season with Great Savings!
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Scales Mound Ski Day at Chestnut Mountain Resort.pdf

Christmas Carol
Puppet Show

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A Christmas Carol
Project 2021 
A project progress viewing
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Project 2021

Back to School Plan as of August 5th
Back to School Letter
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Back to School Letter, August 10, 2020.pdf
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Revised Transition Plan - August 5, 2020.pdf
Remote Learning Handbook
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Revised Scales Mound Remote Learning Parent_Student Handbook SY 2021 (October 1, 2020).pdf
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Revised Scales Mound Remote Learning Parent_Student Handbook SY 2021 (December 7, 2020).pdf


Daily Announcements
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2 26 Daily Announcements 2.pdf

Yearbook Sales
For the Elementary and Jr. High Book
Elem & JH Book
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Elem & JH Link
For the High School Book
High School Book
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High School Book Link
2020-2021 School Calendar
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2020 2021 School Calendar.pdf
Hornet Spotlight
HS Behrens

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. 


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

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