Preparing and Inspiring Every Student to Succeed in Life and Contribute to an Ever-Changing World
We are a family of approximately 5,600 students with a mission of preparing and inspiring every student to succeed in life and contribute to an ever-changing world.
Our mission, values, and goals support the academic success of our students. Our dedicated and talented teachers reinforce and encourage high academic expectations, quality instructional practices, viable curriculum, student engagement, and an emphasis on 21st Century Learning that highlights critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, and communication.
On behalf of the Board of Education and the School District of Beloit we stand against all forms of systemic and institutional racism. Now more than ever it is necessary for our community’s institutions and organizations to commit to be anti-racist. We are proud of the diversity within the School District of Beloit and we acknowledge the challenges and adversity that so many of our families of color are facing. We are always committed to supporting our students, families, and staff. We are here for you and we are stronger together. #BeloitProud
MissionThe mission of the School District of Beloit, committed to excellence and strengthened and enriched by diversity, is to prepare each student to compete, contribute and thrive as an admirable citizen in a rapidly changing world by engaging students in a wide variety of high quality, relevant programs in partnership with families, schools and the stateline community.
VisionPreparing and inspiring every student to succeed in life and contribute to an ever-changing world.
The School District of Beloit understands the importance of supporting diversity initiatives in and out of the classroom, and we make it a priority in our recruitment and retention of staff.
With just over 5,800 students 33.8% of our students identify as Hispanic; 34.1% as Caucasian; 22.9% as African American; 7.9% identify as two or more; and 1.3% as other. Of the 895 staff members in our District, 22.01% of our staff represent a minority race/ethnicity to provide students with cultural role models and experiences.
The Grow Your Own Multicultural Teacher Scholarship Program provides scholarships to minority students pursuing a career in education. Once their education is completed, our hope is that they will return to Beloit and our School District to begin their career.
The Grow Your Own Milticultural Teacher Scholarship Program not only helps our students but the community as well. Diversity helps our students to be more globally competitive. The School District of Beloit staff support and fund this scholarship program through an automatic payment deduction.
Our district has an early childhood education program; six Elementary Schools, 4K through third grade; and four Intermediate Schools, fourth through eighth grade.
The School District of Beloit is home to one traditional high school and an alternative high school. Beloit Memorial High School campus is situated on the Rock River and is the largest high school in Wisconsin based on square footage.
We pride ourselves on the creative learning opportunities we provide to our staff and students.
With academic and social and emotional well-being of our students as our focus, we offer All-Day 4k, Dual Language Immersion, Advanced Technical Training, Advanced Learner, 1:1 iPad Learning, Career Academies, Collegiate Academy, Arts-focused learning to include music, drama, arts and writing, and so much more.
The School District of Beloit is the only District in Rock County to offer a Dual Language Immersion Program and one of only ten in the State of Wisconsin.
The School District of Beloit is proud to be the only District in Rock County offering a Career Academy program since the start of the 2018-2019 school year. This program is one of the many advantages of attending Beloit Memorial High School.
A College and Career Academy is a personalized small learning community within Beloit Memorial High School, involving a cohort of students and a team of committed teachers for a two through four year span.
Academies provide real-world experiences with local businesses and professionals, linking schoolwork and the workplace. Academies provide students the advanced skills they need to be successful, productive citizens in college, career and life by providing engaging, hands-on, relevant learning opportunities, developing small learning communities, and connecting with local businesses, post-secondary institutions, and community organizations.
All freshman are part of the Freshman Academy in which they are able to start exploring Career Academies through entry-level career and technical education courses and exposure to Beloit Memorial High School Career Academies.
Mid-way through freshman year, students will be asked to select a career pathway to explore during their Sophomore through Senior years and become part of an Academy. This decision is collaborative involving the student, counselors, teachers, and administration.
Beloit Memorial offers four College and Career Academies and a Collegiate AcademyFreshman AcademyBACH (Business, Art, Communication, and Hospitality)HHES (Health, Human, and Educational Services)PACMES (Public Safety, Automotive, Construction, Manufacturing, Engineering, and Science)Collegiate Academy in collaboration with Blackhawk Technical College
From 4k through senior year in high school, our integrated and rigorous Arts, Music and Drama programs provide students the opportunity to explore, grow, and foster creativity.
From elementary through high school our students perform in choir and band concerts, plays, musicals, local and regional art gallery shows, showcasing their creative talent and skills.
Our High School Performing Arts Department participates in state and national competitions bringing home awards, recognitions, and accolades.
Our award-winning, nationally renowned Jazz Band has a tradition of excellence within the classroom and outside of the classroom. Their continuous invite to the Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Competition has garnered national recognition and awards.
Located in southern Wisconsin and bordering northern Illinois. Beloit's best assets include a beautiful riverfront; charming downtown full of shops, hotels and restaurants; the internationally renowned Beloit College; the Beloit International Film Festival; miles of hiking and bike trails; interesting museums; and, of course, the School District of Beloit. This town of 37,000 is also the headquarters for several national and international companies including Hendricks Commercial Properties, ABC Supply, Kerry Americas, Rakuten, and PlayMonster.
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