Our district proudly serves a majority of the residents residing in the City of Belleville and encompasses more than twenty seven square miles. Our enrollment is approximately 4,000 students in pre-school through eighth grade. Our students and staff come from a wide range of socio-economic, cultural, religious, and ethnic backgrounds, which enriches our community.

We are proud of the numerous national, state, and local achievements of our students and staff. Our students regularly represent the District at a very high level by their academic, athletic, and fine arts accomplishments. Our standardized test scores consistently exceed state averages. Both state and national organizations have recognized our staff and our educational programs as exceptional!
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  • Racial Harmony The Gathering: Students Reaching Out, Taking a Hand and Lifting Up The Center for Racial Harmony presented the 24th Annual Racial Harmony Gathering on Sunday, February 26, 2017, at First United Presbyterian Church in Belleville.  Established in the 1990s, Racial Harmony ...
    Posted by Karin Buckingham
  • West Junior High Chess Team Recently the West Junior High Chess Team competed in the 2017 Belle-Fair Conference.  The Westerners Chess Team placed First and were named the 2017 Belle-Fair Conference Champions.Congratulations ...
    Posted Feb 24, 2017, 5:09 AM by Karin Buckingham
  • Belleville District #118 featured in the Belleville News Democrat Young Authors 2017:   http://www.bnd.com/news/local/article132168059.htmlYoung Authors 2017: http://www.bnd.com/news/local/education/article132166549.htmlWaterloo family loves to play games:  http ...
    Posted Feb 14, 2017, 10:45 AM by Karin Buckingham
  • Belleville District #118 Recognized by State Superintendent Tony Smith, Ph.D. Belleville District #118 Recognized by State Superintendent Tony Smith, Ph.D. in his weekly message dated February 7, 2017.  "In that same vein, congratulations to the 2017 Illinois Schools of ...
    Posted Feb 8, 2017, 10:30 AM by Karin Buckingham
  • Character Plus Logo Contest Winners The artwork of three students at Westhaven was chosen to be the new logo for CharacterPlus.   CharacterPlus will combine the three pieces of artwork to make one logo.  The artwork ...
    Posted Feb 8, 2017, 12:18 PM by Karin Buckingham
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