Absence Reporting Form

To better track illness trends across the district we are now using an online form for reporting absences. We are no longer using the absentee phone line. You may bookmark this form as an icon on your phone using this video tutorial.


School Picture Day – Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Bates Elementary School will once again host Coffee Pond School Photo Day clipartPhotographers on Tuesday, October 19 for the annual Picture Day. The direct link to order online is

Bates Buzz News & Reminders:

Bates Buzz 10.8.12 Oct 8, 2021 - Dear Bates Families,A few quick notes in advance of the long weekend:As a reminder, there is No School on Monday, October 11 in observance of Indigenous Peoples’ Day.  Please join me in a very important conversation about bias in our school… ...  Continue reading...
Bates Buzz 10.7.12 Oct 7, 2021 - Dear Bates Families,October is off to a great start here at Bates.  We had perfect weather for our first Walk to School Day yesterday.  Principal Coffee on Tuesday, October 12Next week I invite all Bates parents and guardians to join me… ...  Continue reading...

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Principal: Toni Jolley
Secretary: Melanie Friedman
School Office Email:

Nurse: Chris Spolidoro

116 Elmwood Road, Wellesley MA 02481 • Map & Directions

Office Tel: 781-446-6260
Voice Mail: 781-446-6315
Fax: 781-263-1520
Absentee Online Form

School Hours:

  • Monday, Tuesday: 8:30 am – 3:05 pm
  • Wednesday: 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
  • Thursday, Friday: 8:30 am – 3:05 pm

Summer Office Hours:

  • JULY hours: Monday – Thursday 7:30am-2:30pm

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