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We are proud because . . .

Belchertown High School made Newsweek's 2016 list of America's Top 500 High Schools.

Our high school ranks 13th in the state and 359th in the country!

To learn more about the 2016 Annual High School Ranking, you may click here.




Belchertown students, both individually and collaboratively, will be innovative thinkers, problem solvers and unique, creative contributors to their community and the world.  


In the pursuit of excellence and the development of life-long learners, it is the mission of the Belchertown Public Schools to challenge and engage all students in a respectful, positive learning environment that fosters personal, social, and academic growth in order to achieve success in a global society.


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 centrally-located 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.

Title IX - Equity

"No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any educational program or activity receiving federal assistance."
— Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 to the Civil Rights Act of 1964
The District Title IX Coordinator is:
Brian C. Cameron
Assistant Superintendent / Director of Student Support Services
14 Maple Street
Belchertown, MA  01007
Phone:  (413) 323-0425 Ext. 112
Fax:  (413) 323-0427

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