Welcome to the 2017-2018 School Year!

Gates School Schedule (Late Schedule):

Note: Every Thursday is an Early Release Day

All-Day K & Grades 1-6
School Day: 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Thursdays: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Half-Day K
AM Session: 9:00 a.m. – 12 noon Thursday Schedule: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


Bus Pass Policy


The School Committee has approved new Bus Pass Policies and Procedures. These changes affect both permanent  and daily bus passing by elementary students. Be sure to read about these changes here.

Any questions should be directed to the Transportation Department: 978-264-3328


    Going Strong, Going Green!

    Our Gates Green team has earned the "Massachusetts School of the Year" statewide award from the national non-profit NEED (National Energy Education Development Project) for the past four years!  This award is given in recognition of success in energy conservation and sustainability.  Students have participated in projects that focus on recycling paper products, markers and even lunch trays!

    Online Forms

    Safe Arrival 
    Safe Arrival is necessary to ensure that each child is accounted for on a daily basis. Please complete the electronic form or call (978-263-7425).

    One Day Bus Pass Request Grades 2-6 Only
    You can request a one day bus pass using our online form. The online form will generate a bus pass that your student will hand to the bus driver. 

    Remember the one day bus pass form must submitted by 2 PM the day before the change is to take affect.

    One Day Bus Pass

    One-Day Pick Up Form

    Please complete the following online form when picking up your child either during the school day or at the end of the school day. This online form should be completed by 1 PM otherwise, please call the office.

    Permanent Pick Up 

    Please use this form if you plan to pick up your student at dismissal time on a regular basis (each day, every Monday, etc.). Parents enter on side of building and pick up in 6th grade pod.

    One Day Permission to Walk 
    Please use this form to give your son/daughter permission to walk at dismissal time. Please use this form for permission to walk for a specific day.

    Permanent Permission to Walk 
    Please use this form to give your son/daughter permission to walk at dismissal time on a regular basis. Please specify which day(s) student may walk


    Read Across Gates 2015