45 was established in the early 1900’s to serve the
Belmont community as it continues to do today.
Our school is
made up of several smaller mini-schools, preps and
academies, with each school organized around a particular
In effect, one might say that
MS 45 is many schools within a single school. This concept
allows students and teachers to work closely with each
This closeness, we believe,
leads to better learning and a more cohesive community of
teachers and students.