All Belmont elementary schools have the same basic comprehensive elementary school curriculum. All students receive instruction in the
Grade Level System-Wide Curriculum Overviews are distributed via the school newsletter prior to Curriculum Night. Each child brings home the overview for her or his grade. During Curriculum Night in the fall, the classroom teachers and specialists describe their programs.
The Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System is administered to students in grades 3 and 4 in the spring, per state requirements.
Children have the opportunity to participate in the instrumental music program in grades 3 and 4. Lessons are held during the morning one day per week and again on Saturday morning. Saturday morning lessons are optional and are fee based.
For more information visit Fine and Performing Arts web site.
Read more about the Music program and Fees here
Part of the educational program is the inclusion of field trips in the curriculum, when possible. Such trips are taken to enrich the child's classroom experience. All trips are correlated with the educational program and are carefully planned and supervised by the classroom teacher. There are often fees or other expenses. Scholarships are available, if necessary. Children are required to bring a signed permission slip to school prior to the day of the excursion.