Thank you for visiting our school district's web site. We are committed to ensuring that every child meets with success every day through rigorous curriculum design and high-quality instruction and assessment of learning to ensure that success, in a school environment that promotes respect and civility for all members of our learning community. See the Belchertown Public Schools Informational Brochure for more information about our district.

About Our Schools

Our school district is comprised of five schools: Cold Spring School (PK & K), Swift River Elementary School (grades 1-3), Chestnut Hill Community School (grades 4-6), Jabish Brook Middle School (grades 7-8), and Belchertown High School (grades 9-12). Approximately 2600 students attend our schools. We have much of which to be proud and continue to move forward in our quest to ensure our students are adequately prepared for the challenges of the twenty-first century and ready for college and career.

Whether you are looking for school lunch menus, checking your student's grades, or looking for the absentee call-in phone number for a particular school, you'll find it here.  If you have questions and you don't find answers here, please contact us.

About Our Community

If you would like to know more about our community and the resources we have to offer, please check the community tab above. 

PeaceBuilders Pledge

PeaceBuilders is our program to promote a respectful and caring community of learners in our district. Click on the red PeaceBuilders Pledge text above to learn more about the program and read the PeaceBuilders pledge that is the foundation of the program for all our students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through twelve.



PeaceBuilders Pledge

PeaceBuilders Pledge

Superintendent's Messages

I am delighted to be the new Superintendent in Belchertown and look forward to meeting our students, our families, staff and the community.  

With the Belchertown School Department Strategic Plan ending this June, as an educational community, we will begin the work of creating a new Strategic Plan focused on the future direction for our School System, which will include evaluating our vision and mission “to ensure that Every Student meets with Success Every Day.

As a former parent of public school children, a teacher, administrator and school committee member, I remain committed to the possibilities and opportunities...

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