Uses by Group and Fees

  • Activity Groups

    Groups are differentiated by their purposes and relationship with the school district. A group's number identifies the cost of facility use that will be incurred. The district reserves the right to change the fees at any time, though the fee described at the time of booking will be honored.


    Group 1: EWSD Use (Example: All EWSD teaching and learning. Parent organizations. All co-and extra-curricular activities. All school-sponsored events.)

    Examples: EWSD school board, athletic teams and intramural sports, student clubs, musical ensembles, choral groups, orchestra, and student dances.

    Fees: No facility use fee. Kitchen personnel costs if applicable.


    Group 2: Public and Community Use. (Example: EJRP/Essex/Westford Recreation Departments, Municipal Government Organizations, Non-Profit Youth Organizations which serve the students and communities of Essex Westford School District.

    Fees: No facility use fee. Kitchen personnel costs if applicable. Attendant labor costs, or in-kind arrangement.


    Group 3: Private nonprofits. Nonprofits or organizations other than those identified in Group 2. (Example: Cub Scouts)

    Fees:

    • Facility use fee charged according to schedule, or in-kind arrangement
    • Kitchen personnel costs (if applicable)
    • Attendant labor costs, or in-kind arrangement

    Group 4: Others. All other individuals, groups or agencies on a first-come, first-serve basis (Example: Homeowners Association) 

    Fees:

    • Facility use fee charged according to schedule or 15% of admission fees (whichever is greater), or in-kind arrangement
    • Kitchen personnel costs (if applicable)
    • Attendant labor costs, or in-kind arrangement

    Labor Costs

    Type of Service
    Custodial - Overtime cost: $27.50/hr
    Security - Overtime cost: $27.50/hr
    Audio/Video, Technology - Overtime cost: $27.50/hr
    Kitchen Personnel - Cost: $22.50/hr - Overtime cost: $32.50/hr