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Belmont High School: 1120 students

Our students continue to achieve:

  • 98% of Belmont High School class of 2012 attends college
  • 100%  of students met or exceeded all MCAS test requirements for 2012 graduation
  • 41 AP Scholars were named in 2012
  • 9 students were recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Program  as semifinalists in 2012
  • We are providing more opportunities for our students through:
  • 19 AP level courses and 52 Honors level courses
  • 28 varsity athletic teams
  • Over 40 clubs and organizations
  • 4 foreign languages (French, Chinese, Latin, Spanish)

Award winning arts program:

  • Band - Marching Band, Jazz Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble.
  • Orchestra - Concert Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra.
  • Chorus including combined men’s & women’s choir, chamber singers, Madrigal singers, A Capella choir, and jazz choir.
  • Thriving Visual Arts program, including photography, sculpture, ceramics, drawing and painting
  • Culture and language trips offered by the Foreign Language program open new worlds to students and make their learning relevant. Trips include China, France, Italy, and Spain.
Accreditation by the New England Association

Belmont High School is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc., a non-governmental, nationally recognized organization whose affiliated institutions include elementary schools through collegiate institutions offering post-graduate instruction.

Accreditation of an institution by the New England Association indicates that it meets or exceeds criteria for the assessment of institutional quality periodically applied through a peer group review process. An accredited school or college is one which has available the necessary resources to achieve its stated purposes through appropriate educational programs, is substantially doing so, and gives reasonable evidence that it will continue to do so in the foreseeable future. Institutional integrity is also addressed through accreditation.

Accreditation by the New England Association is not partial but applies to the institution as a whole. As such, it is not a guarantee of the quality of every course or program offered, or the competence of individual graduates. Rather, it provides reasonable assurance about the quality of opportunities available to students who attend the institution.

Inquiries regarding the status of an institution’s accreditation by the New England Association should be directed to the administrative staff of the school or college.

Belmont High School
221 Concord Avenue
Belmont, MA 02478
CEEB code: 220123
Main Office Hours:
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Phone: (617)993-5900
Fax: (617)993-5909
Attendance: (617)993-5999
Mr. Daniel Richards
Assistant Principals:
Mr. John Muldoon
Ms. Sherri Turner
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