Belmont Elementary serves 352 students in kindergarten through grade five. The principal of Belmont is Maggie Thelen, who is also the director of the Gifted and Talented department. Belmont has 15 classroom teachers and 12 paraprofessionals. In addition, the school has two resource room teachers, a reading specialist, and teachers for music, art, and physical education. There is a psychologist, a speech teacher, a social worker, an occupational therapist, and a behavioral interventionist on staff, as well as a gifted and talented program.
Belmont is fully accredited by AdvancED, formerly the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges. Belmont has earned an “A” from Education Yes!, an evaluation program directed by the State of Michigan for the past five years.
All Rockford Public Schools are Blue Ribbon Exemplary Schools. Belmont received state and national recognition in the spring of the 1998-99 school year. We also received a Character Education Special Emphasis Award at the national level during the same year.
Maggie Thelen, Principal
Announcements and Information
| Feb 10|| PTO Meeting @ 7:00 pm, library|
| Feb 12|| Red Popcorn Day|
| Feb 12 || Valentine's Day parties @ 2:35 pm|
| Feb 12|| Valentine Colors/Patterns Day|
| Feb 15-16 || Mid-winter Break|
| Feb 22|| 5th Grade Wax Museum @ 6:30 pm|
| Feb 22|| Board of Ed. Mtg. @ 7:30 pm, Admin. Bldg.|
| Feb 25|| 5th graders go to Grand Rapids Symphony|
| Feb 26|| Mismatch Day|
| Feb 29-Mar 1 || Scholastic Bookfair|
| Mar 1|| Parent/Teacher conferences, 5:00-8:00 pm|
| Mar 3|| Parent/Teacher conferences, 5:00-8:00 pm|
| Mar 4|| NO SCHOOL|
| Mar 8|| PTO Meeting @ 7:00 pm, library|
| Mar 10|| 6th grade orientation - ERMS and NRMS |
| Mar 10|| Parent Meeting for incoming 5th graders ERMS and NRMS, 7:00 pm|
| Mar 11|| Popcorn Day|
| Mar 14 || Board of Ed. Mtg. @ 7:30 pm, Admin. Bldg.|
| Mar 15|| Healthy Kids "Parenting 101" - RHS Auditorium, 6:30 pm|
| Mar 22|| Culver's PTO Fundraiser Night - Alpine location only|
| Mar 28|| Board of Ed. Mtg. @ 7:30 pm, Admin. Bldg.|
| April 2-11|| Spring Break|
| April 11|| Late start - school starts at 10:35 a.m.|
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Our school colors are Maize and Blue
Our mascot is the Bobcat!