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phone: 617 - 993 - 5400
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Belmont Public Schools Director of Finance and Administration - Anthony DiCologero,

  •  phone: (617)993-5430
     Gioia Rizzo -  Executive Secretary
  •  fax: (617)993-5439
  •  hours: Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

About Us

The Belmont Public Schools Business Office provides finance and operational support throughout the district including: payroll processing, accounts payable processing, regular day Bus Transportation, and full day Kindergarten payment processing. The Business Office also develops the Annual Operating Budget in conjunction with the Superintendent’s Office, and the school principals and directors. Additionally, the office provides the Superintendent and the School Committee with financial projections throughout the fiscal year.

School Bus Information

The Belmont Public Schools provides transportation in accordance with Massachusetts State law and Belmont School Committee policy:

Grades K-6

In accordance with State law, transportation is provided at no charge for students residing more than 2.0 miles from their assigned school. Google Maps is used to determine mileage. Students residing under 2.0 miles in grades K-6 may register for busing and pay the appropriate fee. Students in grades 5-6 are assigned bus passes upon registration and payment based on seating availability.

Grades 7-12

Students may purchase a bus pass subject to availability of busing in proximity to their address as well as available seating. There is limited space on our school buses, particularly at the Chenery Middle School.

Additional information for transportation and registration is available here.

Kindergarten Information

The full day kindergarten tuition for the 2019-2020 school year is $3,500. Parents who have completed the registration process may use their child’s Unique ID to make online tuition payments through MCC via credit card or online bank check as of June 10th. You may pay your child’s tuition in full or make quarterly payments according to the following schedule:

  • July 1st
  • October 1st 
  • January 1st
  • April 1st

Your first quarter payment must be received by July 1st in order for your child to begin the full day kindergarten program on the first day of school.

There is no family cap regarding the number of students per household attending the full day kindergarten program. The cost per child is $3,500. Financial waivers are available and granted based on household size and income. Financial waivers are available and granted based on household size and income. Fee waivers for the 2019-2020 school year will not be accepted until after the opening of the full day kindergarten fee payment system in June of 2019. To request a waiver, fill out the Fee Waiver Form found here. Forward the completed form and a copy of your 2018 federal tax return (Form 1040) to: 

Belmont Public Schools 
C/O Business Office 
644 Pleasant Street 
 Belmont, MA 02478

You may also fax your paperwork to 617-993-5439. For security reasons, please do not email your tax information to the Business Office. Waivers will be reviewed confidentially.

* The Belmont Public Schools is not in the position to provide legal or tax advice. However, please be advised that we have been notified by School Counsel that full day kindergarten tuition is not eligible for child care/dependent care expenses and it is not eligible for any beneficial tax treatment.

More information about the Kindergarten Registration Process is available on this webpage.

Contact Us

  • Administration: 617-993-5400
  • Belmont High School: 617-993-5900 
  • Chenery Middle School: 617-993-5800 
  • Butler School: 617-993-5550 
  • Burbank School: 617-993-5500 
  • Wellington School: 617-993-5600 
  • Winn Brook School: 617-993-5700
  • BPS Webmaster: send email


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