Updates Regarding COVID-19

As the coronavirus environment continues to change and evolve, we will keep abreast of and follow guidance from the CDC, as well as state and local agencies. Please know that we are working closely with the Belmont Health Department and other Town departments, and we are committed to the safety and well-being of all our students and staff.

Please see updates and information from the Belmont Public Schools regarding COVID-19 and School Opening:

HEALTH AND SAFETY PROTOCOLS           SCHOOL OPENING 2020-21           COVID-19 INFORMATION

DAILY SYMPTOM CHECKER           QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS FOR SCHOOL COMMITTEE

District Calendar

View individual school calendars in order to see all the events happening across the district.

Online Bill Payments

Belmont Public Schools parents may now pay most school-related fees online.

Belmont Public Schools News

Warrant Committee Public Forum January 25
Warrant Committee Public Forum January 25
The Warrant Committee invites you to a briefing, "A Fork in the Road: Making Decisions on Belmont's Financial Future", on Monday, January 25th at 7:30pm. Tune in to Belmont Media or join the forum via Zoom. This third forum in the Warrant Committee series will focus on the Financial Task Force II model and the FTF recommendation to the Select Board to address the projected budget deficits with a combination of (1) the use of reserves and (2) a 3-year operating override that would be on the ballot for the April 6, 2021 Town election.
Posted by Web Manager, Belmont Public Schools on Jan 19, 2021
Registration is Open! FBE Virtual Spelling Bee & Trivia
Registration is Open! FBE Virtual Spelling Bee & Trivia
REGISTRATION IS OPEN! January 19-29. It’s time to register for our Virtual Spelling Bee & Trivia, taking place from the comfort of your own home on Saturday, February 6! Family Bee (swarms from 3pm-5pm), Teen & Adult Bee (swarms from 7pm-9pm). Registration will remain open until January 29. Register today!
Posted by Web Manager, Belmont Public Schools on Jan 19, 2021
Superintendent's Letter - Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 - Friday, January 15, 2021
Superintendent's Letter - Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 - Friday, January 15, 2021
I write to inform you about new cases of confirmed COVID-19 in our school community.  We received confirmation from the Belmont Department of Health today, 1/15/2021, regarding these cases. This is what we know for certain at this time: The Department of Health received confirmation of a laboratory testing report indicating that six school community members (i.e., student or staff) -- at the Mary Lee Burbank Elementary School (1), W.L. Chenery Middle School (3) and Belmont High School (2) -- have been diagnosed with positive cases of COVID-19.
Posted by Web Manager, Belmont Public Schools on Jan 15, 2021
Superintendent's Newsletter January 15, 2021
Superintendent's Newsletter January 15, 2021

We want to begin this first newsletter of 2021 by wishing everyone a Happy New Year. There is much to look forward to this year. For the first time since the pandemic began, we see COVID vaccines in sight, bringing renewed hope for the future.


Posted by Krys Murphy on Jan 15, 2021
School Committee Meeting - January 19, 2021

Agenda: School Committee Meeting January 19, 2021


Posted by Artemis Tingos on Jan 14, 2021
School Committee Finance Subcommittee Meeting - January 19, 2021
Superintendent's Letter - Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 - Thursday, January 14, 2021
Superintendent's Letter - Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 - Thursday, January 14, 2021
I write to inform you about new cases of confirmed COVID-19 in our school community.  We received confirmation from the Belmont Department of Health today, 1/14/2021, regarding these cases. This is what we know for certain at this time: The Department of Health received confirmation of a laboratory testing report indicating that four school community members (i.e., student or staff) -- at the Winn Brook Elementary School (2), W.L. Chenery Middle School (1) and Belmont High School (1) -- have been diagnosed with positive cases of COVID-19.
Posted by Web Manager, Belmont Public Schools on Jan 14, 2021
Update on COVID Testing - School Opening 2020-2021
Update on COVID Testing - School Opening 2020-2021
As you know, last Friday Governor Baker announced pool testing will be available for all schools and districts in the state by February. Director of BPS Nursing Beth Rumley and I attended the state-provided webinar today regarding this initiative.
Posted by Web Manager, Belmont Public Schools on Jan 12, 2021
Belmont SEPAC January Newsletter
Belmont SEPAC January Newsletter
We invite you to attend the next Parent information session on: Basic Rights, Evaluation and Eligibility. Presented by: The Federation for Children with Special Needs. Thursday, January 28th 2021    6:00-9:00pm       VIA ZOOM. This session, Basic Rights, Evaluation and Eligibility; provides an introduction to and helps explain complex special education laws and procedures. Session topics include:
Posted by Web Manager, Belmont Public Schools on Jan 12, 2021
Belmont Public Schools Online Registration for School Year 2021-2022 opens January 29, 2021
Belmont Public Schools Online Registration for School Year 2021-2022 opens January 29, 2021
We are pleased to announce BPS offers free tuition for kindergarten. Important registration information for current BPS families: You do not need to register a grade 1-12 existing Belmont Public Schools student again. You do need to register your incoming kindergartner even if you are a current Belmont Public Schools family. To ensure placement of your incoming kindergartner at the same elementary school as your grade 1-4 child, please submit all required documents to complete registration for your incoming kindergartner by April 9.
Posted by Web Manager, Belmont Public Schools on Jan 12, 2021

From the Superintendent's Office


Superintendent's Newsletter January 15, 2021

John Phelan, Superintendent of Schools

We want to begin this first newsletter of 2021 by wishing everyone a Happy New Year. There is much to look forward to this year. For the first time since the pandemic began, we see COVID vaccines in sight, bringing renewed hope for the future.


John P. Phelan
Belmont Public Schools Superintendent