Belmont Public Schools Partner Organizations

Foundation for Belmont Education

This non-profit organization provides funds and services to help maintain Belmont’s tradition of excellence in education. Since it was established in 1993, the Foundation for Belmont Education has provided over $2 million in project funding for the Belmont Public Schools. Recent projects funded with the Foundation’s assistance include a music technology lab, a new writing lab for the Belmont High School English Department, smart boards and LCD projectors for the science program, classroom sets of multi-leveled texts for the elementary schools, and numerous professional development programs for the faculty. Support is provided from Belmont residents and local businesses. The Foundation sponsors a number of special events each year. For more information visit the Foundation for Belmont Education web site.

Belmont SEPAC

Belmont SEPAC is a parent advisory council as mandated by Massachusetts state law (Chapter 71B). We are dedicated family members of children with disabilities, who educate each other, who collaborate with school professionals and who exchange ideas and information. We welcome participation from all interested community members. Belmont SEPAC web site.

Belmont Against Racism

Founded in May 1992 after rioting scarred Los Angeles, Belmont Against Racism (BAR) is a community-action, all-volunteer organization addressing issues of racism and prejudice by following the slogan, think globally, act locally. We focus on fostering awareness and educating the community about exclusionary practices, creating a welcoming community for all, and increasing diversity throughout the town. While BAR, in its first decade, mostly focused on addressing racism, we have broadened our mission to include all problems of prejudice that impact our town and local community. Belmont Against Racism web site.

Belmont Wellness Coalition

The Belmont Wellness Coalition (BWC) is a committed cross-section of Belmont parents, youth, and school, town, and community representatives that works to promote healthy choices and positive decision-making in Belmont youth. The BWC coordinates efforts to prevent and reduce youth substance misuse in Belmont through evidence-based education and prevention efforts. For more information visit the Belmont Wellness Coalition web site.

Belmont Recreation Programs

The Belmont Recreation Department offers the opportunity for youth to participate in instructional programming as well as on intramural and inter-town sports teams; these include programs in swimming, skating, ice hockey, baseball, and softball. Soccer is also very popular at all grade levels and is organized through a regional association. For more information visit the Recreation Department web site.

Town of Belmont

The Town of Belmont oversees the residents needs through various services and departments. For more information visit the Town of Belmont web site.

Belmont Media Center

The Belmont Media Center (BMC) is a non-profit community media center whose mission is to develop and promote access to electronic communications media.  They provide coverage of School Committee meetings as well as manyTown-run meetings. Watch School Committee meetings on demand at Belmont Media Center and live on Ch. 8 Comcast or Ch. 28 Verizon. For more information visit the Belmont Media Center web site.