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Our Mission

Through innovation and a variety of opportunity, Belleville District #201 will provide a diverse student body with a quality education and lifelong skills necessary to address individual, local, and global challenges.

Student Performance


Attendance Rate


Percentage of students who take one or more early college courses

Average Class Size



Student : Teacher Ratio

20 : 1

Student : Certified Staff Ratio

12 : 1

Student : Administrator Ratio

191 : 1


Teachers have a Master's Degree or Higher

Student Enrollment Totals


  • 44% 44%


  • 52% 52%


  • 4% 4%

District Total

  • 100% 100%

The Center for Academic and Vocational Excellence in Belleville Township High School District #201 is a state of the art facility designed to meet the needs of District #201 students and our community. Our facility offers in-demand vocational programs so that students can take advanced courses beyond what are offered on the main campuses. Students graduate with college credit and are ready to embark on their chosen career pathway. The CAVE is home to the district’s alternative education center and our esports studio. The CAVE is also a field house for our many sports and activities, with indoor tennis courts, an indoor turf practice field, batting cages, a dance studio, and golf simulator.

Students Going On For Post-Secondary Training


4-Year Institutions


2-Year Institutions


Vocational Schools



2022 Scholarships Awarded:

Over $18,500,000

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Employees are recruited, screened and hired by the Human Resources Department. The office maintains employment records for all certified, non-certified and substitute personnel. Employment policies and benefits are facilitated through this office. Transcript evaluation and approval of continuing and graduate education courses for district personnel are also the responsibility of the Human Resources Department.

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District 201 Social Media Feed

This past Saturday, our District Esports Team became sectional champions! We wish good luck to Coach Hawkins and the CAVE Dwellers as they compete in the State Championship this weekend in Chicago. ...

Check out our district office lit up for autism awareness. BTHS District 201 participated in “Light It Up Blue” for Autism, an initiative to spread awareness and celebrate the unique talents of individuals with autism and bring attention to these individual’s needs. Our district proudly serves over 100 students on the autism spectrum, and we celebrate and appreciate their contributions to our community. ...

Learn from our Belleville East and West Chess Team Coaches! This summer, our coaches are offering a chess clinic suitable for beginners and those who want to advance their skills. Sign up for our clinic July 8 – 12 from 9:00am – 12:00pm. The cost is $75 for the whole week and registration is open to students entering grades 5-11 next school year! Find our more and sign up at ...

We are excited to announce that on April 8th, during the 6th-hour, the Belleville East & West Science Departments will be hosting an outdoor solar eclipse viewing event. This rare celestial phenomenon presents a unique opportunity for us to observe the wonders of the universe right from our own school grounds with the sun, moon, and Earth in alignment. ...

TOMORROW NIGHT: The Belleville East & West Performing Arts Groups invite you to their final local performance for their end of season showcase featuring their combined indoor drumline, 4 high school winter guards, and junior high Beautiful City Independent. The program will last about an hour and admission is donation only. ...

The CAVE offers courses for BTHS 201 students looking for the next level in their vocational classes.

In Machining & Metalworking, 11th and 12th Graders learn all about precision metal work by working with lathes, milling machines, drill presses, and more at an advanced level that can translate into a career in the machining industry.

Students can ask their school counselors about their eligibility to take CAVE courses. 9th and 10th graders are offered introductory courses on East and West campus to build their essential skills before starting CAVE coursework. Learn more about the CAVE at:

The principal`s office is waiting for you! Apply to our Assistant Principal position and take the next step in your career path! ...

Upgrade your title from teacher to Assistant Principal this upcoming school year! Learn more and apply at: ...

Debate is a competitive team which travels both locally and to Chicago for competitions. Debaters must write, practice, and argue a case on a number of issues of controversy. Recently, BTHS students won awards at both the Novice and Varsity state tournaments.

Know a student that may be interested in debate? Get in touch with the team sponsor to get started!
West: Mr. Hentze
East: Mr. Blasdel

BTHS District 201 welcomes you to join our team! We are looking for an Assistant Principal for the 2024-2025 school year. Build positive relationships with students and staff, and nuture passions for learning. Apply for the position at: ...

Advance your career in education and answer the call to the principal`s office!

We are looking for an Assistant Principal for BTHS 201 that is a natural leader, collaborative, and ready to enrich our curriculum, operations, and most importantly - the lives of our students and staff! Apply today at:

Our students from the BASIC Youth Board recently hosted an Easter Egg Hunt for children and adults with disabilities. Over 40 individuals attended and enjoyed the egg hunt, crafts, face painting, and a visit with the bunny himself. What a great event!

BASIC is a service organization focused on activities that enhance the Belleville community comprised of students from East, West, and Althoff.

We are Hiring an Assistant Principal for BTHS 201! Take the next step in your career and help students and staff reach their full potential. Apply today at: ...

Our District #201 students recently participated in Model UN at McKendree University. Model United Nations—also known as Model UN —is a popular extra-curricular activity in which students roleplay delegates to the United Nations, simulate UN committees, and learn about diplomacy, international relations, current world issues, and the UN itself. Through public speaking, critical thinking, and in-depth research, the Model UN experience allows students to cultivate skills and enrich their global affairs knowledge. ...

Ready to take the next step in your career? We are looking for an Assistant Principal that has the drive, determination, and passion for education. Learn more about the position at apply at: ...

Our students are gearing up for the SAT Suite! School-wide testing will take place on April 10th. Attendance is mandatory. Please be mindful of this event when scheduling upcoming appointments. ...

BTHS 201 is a great school to begin your teaching career or take your teaching career to a new level. We set our teachers up for success by supporting their ideas and finding opportunities remove the worry behind providing resources for your classroom. Apply today for a 2024 - 2025 teaching position at BTHS! ...

We`re calling up all coaches to seize a new opportunity with BTHS 201! As a coach you have the support of the district to be the best you can be, so your teams can soar to new heights. Help students win in academics, athletically, and in life! Apply today: ...

BTHS 201 is looking for coaches to excite and motivate our teams this 2024/25 season. Find your will to win with Belleville. Apply for our open positions today at: ...

Our high school campuses have state of the art athletic facilities for training and performance. We are looking for coaches who want to help our students win on and off the field by challenging our students to reach their individual maximum potential. As a coach you have the support of the district to be the best you can be so your teams can soar to new heights. Apply today: ...