Welcome to Bates!

Bates Elementary School is One of Two Kindergarten-Second Grade Schools
Located in the Dexter Community School District.

Our mission is to provide a quality education for all students.

Click here to view the Bates Annual Report.

Our Staff Beliefs:

We believe children need a safe, secure environment where they receive a quality education that empowers them to become responsible citizens and life long learners.

We believe children learn best when they feel safe and respected, and when they believe they are valued members of a caring school community.

We believe children learn best when they feel safe, respected, valued and heard.

We will empower children intellectually.

We will facilitate a love of learning.

We will surround them with a quality education and ensure their success by meeting their individual needs.

We believe our mission is to empower and surround children with a rich and stimulating curriculum that provides differentiated learning, and holds high expectations.

            We Take Pride In:

            Highly skilled teachers, parapros and support staff.

            Ongoing staff development with all teachers MLPP trained.

            Our supportive and enthusiastic parent volunteers.

            Our wonderful students.