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. 

Scales Mound CUSD #211 Open positions:             

  • Substitute teachers
  • Substitute bus drivers
  • Substitute paraprofessionals 

Scales Mound CUSD #211 is seeking interested individuals to work as substitute teachers, substitute bus drivers,and substitute paraprofessionals.  The District will work with interested parties to determine qualifications and appropriate licensing.    
Interested individuals can find more information on the District website at: www.scalesmound.net or by calling the school office for more details.  Letters of interest or emails may be submitted to:

                                                Dr. William G. Caron

                                                Scales Mound CUSD #211

                                                210 Main Street

                                                Scales Mound, IL  61075 e-mail to:


If interested any of the following positions click on the links below Licensed substitute paraprofessional   Paraprofessional
Substitute teacher  Substitute Teacher
Bus Driver  Substitute Bus Driver


The Jr. High Volleyball Tournament information

JH VB Tourney 2019.pdf

Daily Announcements
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10 10 Daily Announcements 2.pdf


It's here again - time to order your new hornet apparel
This is sponsored by the PTO

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School Calendar

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School Final Calendar 1920.pdf


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.‚Äč


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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