Belmont Elementary serves 338 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
"Developing Healthy Kids" Series
RPS Response to MDE Scorecard Release
| December 9|| Board of Ed. Mtg. @ 7:30 pm, Admin. Bldg.|
| December 11|| Holiday Craft Workshop for students|
| December 11|| PTO Meeting @ 7:00 pm|
| December 13|| Popcorn Day|
| December 13|| Holiday Craft Workshop for students|
| December 14|| Santa's Annual Pancake Breakfast, 8:00-11:00 am|
| December 17|| Spelling Bee for grades 4 and 5 @ 12:45 pm |
| December 19|| All School Christmas parties, 2:30-3:15 pm|
| December 20|| Last school day before Christmas vacation|
| December 21 - January 5|| Christmas vacation|
| January 6|| School resumes|
| January 10|| Popcorn Day|
| January 13|| Belmont's school Battle of the Books|
| January 13|| Board of Ed. Mtg. @ 7:30 pm, Admin. Bldg.|
| January 14|| Developing Healthy Kids - Answering Your Mental Health|
Questions @ RHS Auditorium, 6:30-8:00 pm
| January 15|| PTO Meeting @ 7:00 pm|
| January 27|| Chuck E Cheese Night, 3:00-9:00 pm, Alpine location only|
| January 27|| Board of Ed. Mtg. @ 7:30 pm, Admin. Bldg.|
| January 28|| Late start day, school begins at 10:40 am|
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Our school colors are Maize and Blue
Our mascot is the Bobcat!
Belmont's 5th grade teacher, Mr. Linsley, helps Clifford promote reading at the Reading Rocks event in downtown Rockford this summer.