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Facility Rentals

Many of the Norfolk Public Schools' facilities are available for use/rent by the public. 




1. Read Policy KF; Print pages 3-8, including fee schedule

2. Check the availability of rooms by visiting the following calendar:

Freeman- Kennedy and H. Olive Day School Building Use Calendar

3. After reviewing the calendar, click in the upper right hand corner to log in or create an account 

4. Secure insurance, as necessary.

5. Retain and share with everyone in your party pages 6-8 of the policy regarding:

Section 7.0 Scope of Use

A. Prohibited Uses

B. Special Considerations

C. Use of School Supplies

D. Adult Supervision

Section 8.0 Insurance & Liability, and

Related Policy

7. Ensure registration includes parental permission/acknowledgment for non-NPS activity of NPS property

8. Before leaving, return room to condition it was found.

9. Check-out with on-site custodial staff.

10.  Pay invoice promptly, upon receipt.

Determining Fee

User fees include both room and labor. 
In summary, Norfolk governmental bodies, NPS School Partners are not charged for either room or labor. 
Norfolk-based community organizations are charged only for labor after core hours when custodial staff are not normally 
scheduled or for use of the kitchen, which requires kitchen personnel. Non-norfolk organizations, private, and commercial 
organizations are charged for both room and labor. 

Section 6. Fee Schedule 
The fee schedule for use of the school facilities by eligible organizations shall be set yearly by the Norfolk School Committee. 
The fee schedule shall be set by the Committee only after a hearing and recorded vote as part of the annual approval of the 
NPS budget and fees. The fee schedule shall be included with an exhibit to the application form.

Labor Custodial labor is only incurred during non-core hours (i.e., when custodial staff in not regularly scheduled).

Core hours: M-F 7AM- 10 PM   Non-core Hours: M-F 10 PM-7AM and weekends, and summer & vacation when custodial staff is not scheduled.

User GroupExamples
A: Norfolk Public School Activities, Affiliated Groups, OrganizationsSchool Committee, Music, Drama, Student Activities, Student Council, etc.
B: Recognized NPS School PartnersNCL, NEST, Norfolk Lions Club, Wellness/Nutrition Task Force, Norfolk Recreation, Norfolk SEPAC, Norfolk Teachers Association & Norfolk TPA
C: Norfolk Town Departments, Boards, Committees, CommissionsIncludes Norfolk sponsored groups covered by Town Insurance (i.e., task forces, etc)
D: Norfolk Non-profit Athletic, Civic, and Social GroupsNCL, Lions, Scouting, that are not School Partners
E: Outside Organizations – nonrevenue generating eventsNon-Norfolk groups and commercial organizations
F: IndividualsIndividuals for personal reasons
G: MediaUnless recognized as School Partner