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
Announcements and Information
| October 15|| Kindergarten students go to the orchard|
| October 15|| PTO Meeting @ 7:00 pm|
| October 17|| Picture Re-take Day|
| October 17|| Half Day - dismissal at 12:05 pm|
| October 17|| Chuck E. Cheese Night (Alpine location), 3:00-9:00 pm|
| October 24|| Popcorn Day|
| October 24|| Hearing and Vision Re-screening|
| October 31|| Halloween parade and parties, 2:30-3:30 pm|
| November 11|| PTO Meeting @ 7:00 pm|
| November 12-13|| Parent/Teacher Conferences, 5-8 pm|
| November 21|| Popcorn Day|
| November 24|| Corner Bar Fundraiser Night|
| November 26-28|| Thanksgiving Vacation|
| December 2|| Christmas Program @ RHS|
| December 3-5|| Santa's Craftshop|
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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.