Welcome to Beloit Memorial High School Home of the Purple Knights!
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Beloit Memorial High School is a public, four-year comprehensive 9th - 12th grade school located in Beloit, Wisconsin. Beloit Memorial offers a modern curriculum on a 5-Block system. Our school day starts at 8:00 am and ends at 3:29 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.
The 5-Block System at Beloit Memorial High School provides educational opportunities to students in grades 9 -12 using a class schedule which consists of three 80 minute courses, a 40 minute lunch, one 40 minute course or intervention period and either one 85 minute course or two 40 minute courses. The schedule allows for increased credit opportunities, enrichment courses, study halls and intervention periods. Students can earn up to 9 credits per academic year.
A total of 26 (beginning 2016) 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 (beginning with class of 2019) Health - .5 credits Electives - 10.5 credits
In an effort to be more environmentally friendly, and fiscally responsible, we eliminated most of our fax machine lines in favor of scanning to email. Each school and department will have a dedicated email. For a list of which fax lines will remain active, and for a list of the emails assigned to each school and department, please click here.
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.