The Beverly School Committee, as a representative body, seeks to understand, plan for, and meet the educational needs of the people it serves. It consists of seven members, six of whom shall be nominated and elected by the voters of each ward. The Mayor serves as the seventh member. Members of the School Committee hold office for a period of two years. Monthly meetings of the Beverly School Committee are held on the second Wednesday of the month at 7:00 PM in the City Council Chambers, Beverly City Hall.
There are two Standing Committees: Curriculum, Instruction and Student Life and Finance and Facilities. These meetings are held on the first and third Wednesday of the month at 7:00 PM in the McKeown School, Room 103, 70 Balch Street.
The School Committee of the Whole meets the last Wednesday of the month in the Beverly High School Library, 100 Sohier Road at 7:00 PM.
There are two other subcommittees: Policy Subcommittee and the Negotiations Subcommittee, which meet on an as needed basis.
Notifications of all meetings are posted in the City Clerk’s Office at the Beverly City Hall. On occasion, meeting times and dates may vary, and interested citizens should be sure to check the meeting schedule link above.