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.



New Student Registration Dates

New student registration packets may be picked up in the Central Office during July & August from 8:00 a.m.– 3:00 p.m., M-F.  Completed registration packets must be brought back to the appropriate school on one of the following dates:  August 4, August 11, August 18, August 24 and August 25.


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

We are an active school community where the SUCCESS of EVERY STUDENT is our FOCUS. Kindergarten students from Cold Spring visit the town library regularly and many BHS students mentor second graders from Swift River to explore “living science” at Lake Wallace. This year the Jabish Brook Middle School students explored engineering and technology through a new Robotics Program while Chestnut Hill fourth graders hosted the “Artist in Residence.”

The Peacebuilders Program continues to be extremely successful at the elementary level, helping students learn the importance of respect for one another.

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