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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11 15 Daily Announcements.pdf


Hornet Apparel

The Scales Mound Boys Basketball store is live! It closes Sunday, November 18 at midnight!

Go Hornets!
Also, don't forget the RRSM store closes this Sunday, November 11 at midnight.

Notice of the Waiver for

School Tuition

Scales Mound CUSD #211


The hearing date for the modification of 

State Board Rules and/or School Code

Mandates has been set for 

November 19, 2018 at 7:00 PM. 

The Hearing will be held in the 

Scales Mound CUSD #211 school library 

located at 

210 Main Street,

Scales Mound, Illinois.  

It is the intent of the District to improve

student achievement and to recruit

highly trained staff.

Christmas Program__________________________________________________________________________________

What You Do Matters Contest
Every day offers a new opportunity to make a difference in the world around you.  Poopsie's would like to hear about what acts of kindness you do for others.  Do you organize neighborhood cleanup projects, play music for retirement home residents or simply pick up groceries for your neighbor?  Tell us about it.

On Dec 1st, we will gather all of the stories and choose ONE lucky winner from each participating area school.  All ages can participate.  Enter as an individual, a class, a family or whatever!  If you are doing something cool, we want to hear about it!  The winner will win $25 Poopsie's gift card, a What You Do Matters $50 book set, and $100 to use towards their project/cause.  Best part is we all win here as we are all helping brighten someone's day and inspiring others to spread kindness too.
You can email us your entry to info@poopsies.com, drop them off at the store or give them to your school guidance counselor.  
Poopsie's can't wait to read your stories about how what you do matters!

2018 -19 School Calendar  Please click on the link below
 School Calendar 1819.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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