Welcome Dr. Bill Caron

Dr. Caron
Please see Dr. Caron's attached letter introducing himself to students, parents, staff, and community of Scales Mound Community Unit School District #211.

Bill Caron Introduction Letter .pdf

Notice to Bids

Scales Mound CUSD #211 is seeking bids for the sale of 50 metal gym lockers; speakers; 3 large metal shelving units. Sealed bids must be submitted by 3:00 p.m. on July 15, 2015. Bids should be sent to Scales Mound School 210 Main St Scales Mound, Il  61075. Please contact Jim Glasker at 815-845-2215 with questions, or to view the equipment. The Scales Mound CUSD #211 Board of Education reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids.


Scales Mound School will be closed 
on July 6th in observance of
Independence  Day.

Scales Mound C.U.S.D. #211

July 29th
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.


Summer Library Information

Summer Library
Click here for the Summer Library information
summer library 2015 - Google Docs.pdf
_________________________________________                        Notice of Possible Vacancies

The Scales Mound School District is seeking candidates for possible full time bus driving positions. The positions include competitive wages and some benefits.  Interested candidates should contact Matt Wiederholt at 815-845-2215.


Scales Mound Has a New Foundation

There is a new foundation in Scales Mound. The purpose of the Scales Mound Community Foundation is to provide, accept, and disburse contributions, gifts, and bequests from individuals, groups, and businesses to support Scales Mound School District students, the Scales Mound School, and the town of Scales Mound.               

The Foundation recently held an organizational meeting when bylaws were adopted and officers were elected.  Bill Wubben was elected Chairman, Leslie Lange was named Vice Chairman, Melisa Hammer will serve as Secretary, and Ed Konar as Treasurer. Other members are Keri Werner and David Winter.

David Winter stated,” "We hope the Scales Mound Community Foundation provides an avenue for those who wish to enhance our students’ education and/or improve the community we live in."

Left to Right: Leslie Lange, Keri Werner, David
Winter, Bill Wubben, Ed Konar, and Melissa Hammer.

New fence art can be seen in right field of the softball field. This is another great addition to our school community that promotes school spirit and pride. Thank you to the following organizations for making it possible to have this addition: Scales Mound School Student Council, Scales Mound PTO, SMASH, and the Scales Mound Rec Association. Another thank you to those who helped put in the new fence art; Mrs. Werner, Mr. Brenden Werner, Señor Ernst, Jenna and Josie Korte, and Anniston Werner.

   IHSA CPR Video Training

State law requires the Illinois HIgh School Association to post a hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillators training
video on its website. The law also requires the District to notify staff
members and parents/guardians about the video. You are encouraged
to view the video, which will take less than 15 minutes of your time,
at IHSA Sports Medicine CPR Training

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