Principal's Welcome 

Belmont Elementary serves 348 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 16 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
Belmont Elementary

            Announcements and Information



 November 12-13 Parent/Teacher Conferences, 5-8 pm
 November 19         PTO Meeting @ 7:00 pm
 November 21 Popcorn Day
 November 24 Corner Bar Fundraiser Night
 November 26-28 Thanksgiving Vacation
 December 2 Christmas Program @ RHS
 December 3 and 5 Santa's Craft Shop
 December 8 Pizza Hut Fundraiser Night
 December 8 Board of Ed. Mtg. @ 7:30 pm, Admin. Bldg.
 December 10 PTO Meeting @ 7:00 pm
 December 12 Popcorn Day
 December 18 Christmas Parties 2:45-3:30 pm
 December 19 Last school day before Christmas vacation
 December 20- January 4 Christmas vacation
 January 5 School resumes

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Our school colors are Maize and Blue
Our mascot is the Bobcat!

Fifth graders are very proud to "take the D.A.R.E." to resist Drugs and Violence with Lieutenant Robinson.

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