Bell Graham Elementary
4N505 Fox Mill Blvd
St. Charles, IL 60175
8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Bell Graham opened on September 5, 2000, and was dedicated on October 1, 2000, in honor of retired educators Charles Bell, Kenneth Graham, and Robert Graham.
In 1967 Charles Bell began his career in District 303 as a teacher at Wasco Elementary School. After five years in this teaching assignment, Mr. Bell served a variety of administrative roles over the next 14 years. He served as principal at Richmond School for three years before being named principal at Munhall School, where he remained for 11 years prior to retiring in June, 2000.
Kenneth Graham began his career in District 303 as a teacher in 1966. After ten years of teaching, he spent the next 24 years as a principal at Richmond Elementary School and Davis Elementary School. His tenure at Richmond lasted six years when he was appointed principal at Davis, where he stayed for the next seven years. He then returned to Richmond where he remained for 11 years until his retirement from the district in June, 2000.
Robert Graham joined District 303 in 1966. Following a three-year teaching assignment at Munhall School, Mr. Graham became principal of Wasco Elementary School where he remained for the next 20 years. In 1989, he was named principal at the newly constructed Ferson Creek School where he served for one year before assuming the responsibilities of the Assistant Superintendent for Personnel. Mr. Graham was Assistant Superintendent for ten years prior to his retirement in June, 2000.
These three individuals have a combined service of 101 years in District 303. During those years Charles Bell, Kenneth Graham, and Robert Graham exemplified the spirit, caring and success of Community Unity School District 303.
Bell-Graham is a K-5, 3-4 section building with class sizes between 20-25 (K-1) and 22-27 (2-5). The principal, office staff, teachers, student services team, specialists, and support staff are here to make each day a wonderful learning experience.
Bell-Graham Elementary School's Vision, Mission, and Core Values: