bates elementary parent portal

by Skylar Quigley 4 min read


Kindergarten registration for the 2022-23 school year has begun for children 5 years of age on or before August 31, 2022. Please note that if your child is age-eligible but will not start kindergarten in the 2022-23 school year, we ask that you submit a written request to defer your child’s attendance for one school year.

Bates Buzz News & Reminders

Bates Buzz 2.17.22 Feb 17, 2022 - Dear Bates Families,We had a wonderful Day of Play yesterday. Thank you for sending in materials, and thank you to the adults who helped set up and clean up. Our students were truly amazing, showcasing their creativity, flexibility, perseverance, as… ... Continue reading...

Staying in touch with Bates

To keep your information up to date, contact with any changes.

Health Services, health protocols, and student support

Learn about the services provided by Health Services in conjunction with Central Maine Medical Center and about how students can access after-hours care.

Welcome, Class of 2026 families!

For families of students who were accepted to the Class of 2026 the Early Decision 1 or 2 process, welcome to the Bates community!

What is the process of allowing parents to view student information?

In order for parents to view their student’s information, the student must authorize access. The student has the ability to authorize access for all or a combination of his or her academic or financial aid information.

Who can access the Garnet Gateway?

Access can be granted to parents, step-parents, grandparents, or other individuals and can be established for all areas or limited to a particular area depending upon the student’s preferences, and can be updated at any time by the student. Parents who do not currently have access to student information on the Garnet Gateway, ...

How to contact my parents about financial aid?

If your parents have questions concerning your financial aid, they can contact Student Financial Services at (207) 786-6096. If they have questions about your grades, academic holds, or transcript, they can contact the Office of the Registrar and Academic Systems at (207) 755-5949.

How to grant access to a Garnet account?

To grant access, go to the Garnet Gateway and click on the Authorize Account Access under the Account & Access menu. From here, you can select who should have access to your information and the types of information that you’d like that person to be able to view.