About Beloit Memorial High School

  • Beloit Memorial High School is a four-year comprehensive school for grades 9 - 12, located in Beloit, Wisconsin. The school day at Beloit Memorial starts at 7:55 am and ends at 3:30 pm. Our average class size is 28 students with an enrollment of 1700 students and 130 full-time certified staff. 80% of our graduating students continue their education once leaving Beloit Memorial High School. Our Mascot is the Purple Knight and our school colors are purple & white.

    Beloit Memorial offers a rigorous curriculum in an Academy system. The Academy system provides all students the advanced skills they need to be successful, productive citizens in college, career, and life.  Academies create small learning environments that organize and develop College and Career programming pathways as choices for students. Each Pathway is a sequence of courses designed to help students prepare for a specific career area while also meeting the mandatory requirements for high school graduation. 

    In addition to the Academy structure, Beloit Memorial offers a variety of opportunities for students to receive college-level credits for Advanced Placement coursework, and through additional college level programming such as articulated, transcripted, and dual credit courses.  Beloit Memorial also offers a myriad of electives beyond the core and College and Career educational offerings

    Graduation Requirements:

    A total of 26 credits are needed for graduation at Beloit Memorial High School with the following requirements: (A credit is a passing grade earned in a class that meets for one period a day, five days a week for one semester.)

    English - 4 credits
    Mathematics - 3 credits|
    Science - 3 credits 
    Social Studies - 3 credits 
    Physical Ed - 1.5 credits
    Personal Finance - .5 credits
    Health - .5 credits 
    Electives - 10.5 credits 

    The mission of Beloit Memorial High School, a high performing diverse learning community, is to prepare and empower each student to compete and achieve to one's potential in a changing global society by engaging students in challenging diversified and relevant educational experiences.

BMHS Administration

Name Position Phone Email
Emily Pelz Interim Principal 608-361-3002 EPelz@sdb.k12.wi.us
Mrs. Jaymee Thompson Assistant Principal 608-361-3030 jthompson1@sdb.k12.wi.us
Mr. John Kaminski Assistant Principal 608-361-3017 jkamins1@sdb.k12.wi.us
Mr. Jeffrey Straus Assistant Principal 608-361-3012 jstraus@sdb.k12.wi.us
Mr. Mitch Briesemeister CTE Director 608-361-3206 mbriesemeister@sdb.k12.wi.us
Mr. Joel Beard Director of Athletics & Activities 608-361-3023 jbeard@sdb.k12.wi.is