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. 
Scholarship Information

Information regarding scholarships:
-Deadlines will remain the same
-If instructions are to submit to Mrs. Winter, this can be done through email or you may mail your materials to the SM office
-If students need additional transcripts or signatures, they should email Mrs. Winter, giving at least a day notice, and she will be working to make sure they have all needed materials
-The above information was shared with students via email, and in assembly yesterday, March 16
-Any questions can be directed to Mrs. Winter at: susanwinter@scalesmound.net
Susan Winter, M.S. Ed.-Counselor Education
District School Counselor
Scales Mound CUSD #211
210 South Main Street
Scales Mound, Illinois 61075


Will Family County Scholarship Program

The Wills’ Family, long time residents and philanthropic members of the area, have established a scholarship program for Jo Daviess County residents through the family trust.  The Scales Mound School District Board of Education will administer the Scholarship program.  Scholarships will be available to support attendance at vocational two and four year institutions.  Recent or past high school graduates are eligible to apply. 

Please send a letter of application to the Scales Mound School at 210 Main St., Scales Mound, and Illinois by April 30, 2020 for the coming school year.  Please note the Wills Family Scholarship Program on the envelope.


HCC Job Fair
Flu Guidelines
Jr. & Sr. Social Studies 

The Jr/Sr elective social studies class has decided to produce a weekly newscast. 
Below you will find the links 
https://youtu.be/8SREbrTnlNs     First December https://youtu.be/ocM6XRO8Td8
Thanksgiving Week https://youtu.be/S-yka6awZg0
https://youtu.be/Jjq-SKYhWJU    Veteran's Week https://youtu.be/_iNMGEzNXqQ
Halloween parade.  https://youtu.be/BUjpet911M0
First two  https://youtu.be/Bed7nzAs8_w      https://youtu.be/Q2wIXsEqGjU
Daily Announcements


School Calendar
Click on the link below for more information

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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