Board of Education Vacancy
The Scales Mound School District is seeking a District resident to
fill a vacancy on the Board of Education.  The vacancy is for an
unexpired term until the April 2015 election. The candidate must
be at least 18 years old, a registered voter, and a resident of the
Scales Mound School District. Priority will be given to residents
of the Scales Mound Congressional Township, as it is the same
area of residence as the outgoing Board member. The deadline
for submitting a resume is Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at
3:30 pm in the District Office.  Please contact Paul Homb,
Board President, at 815-541-3406 or Steve Bianchetta,
Superintendent, at 815-845-2215, with questions.



Full-Time Aide with an elementary teaching license 

Scales Mound School District is seeking applicants for a full
time aide, with an elementary teaching license for the
2014-2015 school year.  There will be some regular sub teaching
with this position. 
Anyone who is interested should
submit a letter of application on or before July 31, 2014 to the
District Office by 3 p.m. t


Registration Information

Welcome Back to School Newsletter - see attach
Registration Newsletter 2014.pdf

Summer Reading Program

Attached is the summer program flier.
Summer Program.pdf

School Calendar
The Board of Education approved the 2014 - 2015 school calendar. 
Click here
School Calendar.pdf


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.
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.