Belmont is predominantly home to high-level executives that work in Boston or Cambridge and their younger families. Three different public schools in Belmont get a 10 on the 1-10 GreatSchools rating scale. Belmont High School, and two others, each received a 9 on the scale.
|BELMONT PUBLIC SCHOOLS||GRADES||TYPE||SIZE||RATING|
|Belmont High School||9-12||High School||1183||8/10|
|Daniel Butler Elementary School||KG-4||Elementary||369||10/10|
|Mary Lee Burbank Elementary School||KG-4||Elementary||356||10/10|
|Roger E Wellington Elementary School||PK-4||Elementary||582||8/10|
|Winn Brook Elementary School||KG-4||Elementary||447||10/10|
|Winthrop L Chenery Middle School||5-8||Middle||1268||10/10|
|BELMONT PRIVATE SCHOOLS||GRADES||TYPE||SIZE||RATING|
|Adventures Preschool Children’s Center||K||Daycare/Preschool||1||N/A|
|Belmont Day School||PK-8||Elementary School||272||N/A|
|Belmont Hill School||7-12||All-boys||444||N/A|
|Cns/pathways Academy||7-12||Special Education School||29||N/A|
|The Kendall School||K||Daycare/Preschool||75||N/A|
|Waldorf High School of Massachusetts Bay||9-12||Special Program Emphasis||53||N/A|
*All school statistics have been sourced from GreatSchools.org.
When it comes to Belmont real estate, large single-family homes dominate. It is best known for the mansion-filled Belmont Hill neighborhood, although most residents live in more densely settled, low-lying areas around the Hill. According to Belmont’s official website, Belmont is known as, the “town of homes.”
The Payson Park Music Festival brings all kinds of music to the great outdoors for people to enjoy during the summer months. The Massachusetts Audubon Society also runs the Habitat Education Center and Wildlife Sanctuary, which includes 2.5 miles of trails.
Those with varying outdoor interests will love all that Belmont has to offer, including the Beaver Brook reservation encompassing approximately 60 acres. From hiking to skiing and even a spray pool for the kids, there’s always something to do at Beaver Brook. The Underwood park area offers an outdoor ice rink and pool.
Be sure to check out the old-school Belmont Studio Cinema; it’s a great place to catch a movie with your loved ones.