Welcome to Scales Mound CUSD #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. 

Daily Announcements

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2 15 Daily Announcements 2.pdf


February 4, 2019


 The Board of Education of Scales Mound CUSD #211, Jo Daviess County, Illinois, will receive sealed bids for the purchase of two (2) new 2020 model 71 passenger bus for the District.  Bids will be received at the Scales Mound CUSD #211 Superintendent’s Office, 210 Main Street, Scales Mound, Illinois, 61075, not later than 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 28, 2019, and will be considered at the regular meeting of the Board of Education on March 18, 2019, at 7:00 p.m.

Specifications may be secured at the Scales Mound CUSD #211 Superintendent’s Office between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday  (815-845-2215) or on the School District website- www.scalesmound.net.

Any and all exceptions to the specifications must be noted and thoroughly explained in the bid proposal.  Failure to do so may result in rejection of the bid for non-compliance.  These specifications must be returned with the bid proposal.  

The Scales Mound CUSD #211 Board of Education reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids and waives any or all technicalities.

                                                               Staci Duerr

                                                               Secretary- Board of Education 

                                                               Scales Mound CUSD #211

Bus Bid Specifications 71 Passenger 2019.pdf

Preschool Screening
March 11th & 12th

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Screening Paper Notice 2019.pdf

Freshman Strawberry Sales
Strawberry Sales
Talent Show 19

2018 -19 School Calendar  Please click on the link below
 School Calendar 1819.pdf
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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 office@scalesmound.net

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