Belmont Elementary serves 332 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
2014-2015 DK/Kindergarten Enrollment
Call Belmont Elementary to sign your child up for Kindergarten Round-Up.
“Parent Paperwork Packet” to be filled out and brought to Kindergarten Round-Up on April 21.
“Parent Review” For parent’s information.
Parents will also need to bring the following items to Round-Up:
• Legal Birth Certificate
• Immunization record and hearing/vision Screening
• Proof of residency
Announcements and Information
"Developing Healthy Kids" Series
RPS Response to MDE Scorecard Release
| April 16|| PTO Meeting @ 7:00 pm|
| April 21|| Kindergarten Round-Up, 7:00-8:00 pm|
| April 23 & 24|| Spring Pictures|
| April 25|| Donuts with Dad, 7:15-8:15 am|
| April 25|| Popcorn Day|
| April 28 || Board of Ed. Mtg. @ 7:30 pm, Admin. Bldg.|
| April 30/May 1 || Kindergarten Screening|
| May 5-9|| Staff Appreciation Week|
| May 6|| Kindergarten goes to Grand Rapids Children's Museum|
| May 8|| 2nd Grade Mother's Day Tea, 9:00 a.m.|
| May 9|| Popcorn Day|
| May 12|| Board of Ed. Mtg. @ 7:30 pm, Admin. Bldg.|
| May 14|| PTO Meeting @ 7:00 pm|
| May 16 || Muffins with Mom, 7:15-8:15 am|
| May 21|| 2nd Grade field trip to downtown Rockford|
| May 26|| Memorial Day - NO SCHOOL|
| May 29|| 5th Grade goes to Greenfield Village|
| May 29|| Rockford Night @ the Whitecaps, Fifth Third Ballpark|
| June 3|| Field Day|
| June 4|| Half day - dismissal at noon|
| June 5|| Half day - dismissal at noon|
| June 6|| Half day - dismissal at noon|
| June 9|| Board of Ed. Mtg. @ 7:30 pm, Admin. Bldg.|
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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.