Important Information

  • Use of Building (USB) permits will not be approved for activities that conflict with school schedules, school events, or the Newton Public Schools Committee's Rules and Regulations.

    Newton Public Schools reserves the right to cancel a scheduled event/activity due to an unplanned school event, such as a tournament, school-based meeting, or play-off game.


    • Short Term Users (fewer than 8 consecutive days)
      • Must submit a check with payment in full no later than 10 business days prior to the first day of rental
    • Long Term Users (8 or more consecutive days)
      • Must submit a check for 50% of the total fee no later than 30 business days prior to use. The remaining balance is due at midpoint of your building use.

    Please include the invoice and permit number on the check and make payable to: Newton Public Schools-USB.

    Cancellations:  No charge if building use is cancelled at least 48 hours in advance; otherwise, a three hour minimum fee may be assessed. Cancellation notice must be given to both the building custodian and the Facilities department.

    User Categories: 
    There are three types of user categories for USB permits - A, B, C.
    Please review the three types of user categories.
    Hourly custodial rates and room fees associated are noted for each category.

    Lighting and/or Sound Equipment Rental:
    Any use of building request which requires Lighting and/or Sound Equipment Rental will have associated rental and technician fees.
    All applicants seeking to rent the auditorium, field house, theater or film lecture halls at Newton North and/or Newton South high schools are subject to additional fees ($100 per hour/per technician).
    Newton North High School
    Newton South High School

    Rules Pertaining to Alcohol at an Event