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.  

FFA and Ag Department Plant Sale

In the School Greenhouse (behind the school)
Opening Day is May 7, 8am - 2 
 May 14 is 8 am - noon
Please check the school website for the days and times we will be open after school.
Inventory list can be found at https://goo.gl/wMFOW4

2016-2017  Sports Physical    
at  Scales Mound School 
Tuesday, May 10
Dr. Vandigo – Galena Medical Associates

 Wednesday, May 11
Dr. Harmston - Midwest Medical Center

 To schedule your appointment
Please call 845-2215
Cost $20.00
(Checks payable to Scales Mound School)

No billing on insurance
Physical will take place in the library
All proceeds will be donated to the school. 

This physical meets IHSA eligibility requirements for all sports through 2016-2017 school year.  This physical does NOT meet the requirements for a 6th or 9th grade school physical, or for new students from out-of-state. Please bring your completed physical form andwear gym shorts at the time of your physical.


Lauren Sigafus     Click on the link below to read more
Lauren State FFA Winner.pdf

Listen to an interview Lauren Sigafus did with Bob Middendorf from WGLR radio.  FS2SMFF.mp3

The WYSE sectional competition was held at NIU in DeKalb on Thursday, March 3rd. There were 10 teams competing in the 300 Division. Jalen Phillips from Scales Mound High School placed 2nd in Math and will advance to the State Finals at Champaign on April 11th. Other team members from Scales Mound High School competing were: Allysa Anderson, Cole Anderson, Madelyn Cocagne, Nic Davis, Hunter Hall, Ryan Schiess, Lauren Sigafus, Zachery Stadel, Sonja Townsend, Kyle Wienen, Jacob Winslow, and Erin Winter.

Coach Keith Hesselbacher

WYSE Team       WYSE Sectional 16_____________________________________________________

2015- 2016 School Calendar
Please click the link
15 16 School Calendar.pdf

2016- 2017 School Calendar
Please click the link
2016-17 School Calendar
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