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Bus Drivers Needed

Belleville School Transportation is now hiring bus drivers. Click here to see bonus offered and pay available.

Updated Spring 2022 Plan

At the February 15, 2022 Board of Education meeting, the Board voted to make masks optional for students, staff, and visitors to the school effective February 16, 2022. Masks will still be required on buses. We appreciate your support of the District 118 staff who are doing their best to ensure in-person learning. Our expectations are that everyone gives one another respect, regardless of the choice to wear a mask or not. If you have specific concerns about your student please reach out to your child’s principal. Click here for the amended Return to School Plan.

Lifeskill Of The Month

Self-Discipline: Thinking about your words and actions and then making choices that are right for you and others.

2022-2023 School Calendar

Upcoming Events

Kindergarten Registration (see below)

Last Day of School: May 26, 2022, Early dismissal K-2 11:30, 7-8 12:00

District #118's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Summit

We are excited to provide an opportunity for schools and districts in our area to come together and discuss ideas surrounding diversity, equity, and inclusion. We hope to bridge our communities and provide meaningful opportunities to think, talk, and discuss DEI topics that our schools and communities face. Register yourself or a team from your organization. For more information click HERE

Americorps Hiring Summer Camp Counselors

Belleville AmeriCorps at Southwestern Illinois College is seeking new AmeriCorps Members to serve as Summer Camp Counselors/Tutors for elementary-aged children this summer for Belleville Public School Districts #118 & #175. Counselors will be supervised by, and work closely with, veteran teachers and superintendents throughout the summer. Counselors’ primary responsibilities include tutoring; lesson planning; assisting the teachers in the organization of positive recreational and enrichment activities; and enforcing camp policies and procedures including the discipline policy for the children. AmeriCorps Members gain national service credentials, experience, and professional development, in addition to more than $4,147.00 in cash & college money for their two months of service. Click here to learn more about this great opportunity.

District #118 Education Foundation

Since its establishment in 1999, the District 118 Education Foundation has distributed nearly $500,000.00 to fund projects and initiatives that have benefited our students and staff. Watch the video to learn more.

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 3600 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!