Bell Graham Elementary
4N505 Fox Mill Blvd
St. Charles, IL 60175
8:40am to 3:00pm
Students should not arrive before 8:25 each day unless arrangements have been made with a teacher ahead of time. Students will wait out in front of the building until the 8:30 bell and then they may walk down to their classrooms to start their day.
The school office is open from 7:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. on days that school is in session
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 year 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's student population in the fall is expected to be approximately 400 students. In addition to the principal, the office is staffed by two full-time Administrative Assistants, and a full-time nurse. The LRC is staffed by a director who is a certified library/media specialist, and two one part-time assistant. There is also a full-time custodian available during the school day. Depending on class sizes, the staff can also include several classroom instructional aides.
At Bell-Graham Elementary School we believe...
St. Charles Community Unit School District 303