Upping the ante

Table copied from Boston Globe North article published 8/24/08

Sports user fees at high schools north of Boston.
Some schools charge by the sport; others collect one fee per student.
  Fee 2008-09 school year 2008 family cap Change
Amesbury Yes $200 per sport $800 none
Beverly Yes $200-$300 per sport no up $15-$115 per sport
Chelsea No      
Danvers Yes $75-$150 per sport $500 none
Everett No      
Essex Agricultural        
Georgetown Yes $370-$475 per sport $1,500 $500 increase in family cap
Gloucester Yes $205-$475 per sport no up $110-$280 per sport
Hamilton-Wenham* Yes $282-969 per sport no variable increase
Haverhill** Yes $275 first sport; $275 second; third free; non-busing sports, $175 $850 $300, $1000 free last year
Ipswich Yes $400 per student $650 none
Lynn No      
Lynnfield Yes $200 per student $425 none
Malden No      
Manchester-Essex Yes $200 per student $400 up $35 per student
Marblehead Yes $340 per student $480 none
Masconomet Yes $250-$650 per sport no none
Melrose Yes $225 first sport, $150 second; $100 third $700 none
Northeast Regional No      
North Shore Tech No      
Newburyport Yes $200-$400 per sport $1,300 new system
Peabody Yes $150 per sport $300 none
Pentucket Yes $200-$400 per sport, $850 hockey no none
Revere No      
Rockport Yes $225 per student, $275 hockey no none
Saugus Yes $250-$350 per sport no up $50-$100 per sport
Salem Yes $200 per student $350 up $100 per student
Swampscott Yes $250 per sport $1,250 up $100 per sport
Triton Yes $250 per sport no none
Wakefield Yes $260 per sport max $780 up $60 per sport
Whittier No      
Winthrop Yes $350 per sport $$1,575 up $100 per sport
* Some fees for Hamilton-Wenham may be reduced by fund-raising
** The Haverhill School Committee had yet to approve fees at press time

Leave a Reply