Parent Resources

The following websites may be of interest to Beacon parents:

  • Reading Rockets
    a literacy resource website produced by PBS.
    a father involvement, educational initiative of the National Center for Fathering
  • Disney Privacy Center
    guidelines for parents regarding children's internet safety



 Bates Elementary School Entrance 

Upcoming Events

  • February 2020
    • MonFeb17 Presidents' Day - No School
    • WedFeb19 Team Beacon PTO Meeting 7:00 PMMedia Center

Bates is a community of people who recognize and appreciate what quality education is all about.” - Bates/Beacon Parent  Michael L.

Contact Us

  • Beacon Elementary School
    7480 Dan Hoey Road
    Dexter, MI 48130
  • School Hours
    M-F 8:14am - 3:06pm
    Half Days
    8:14am - 11:40am
    Office Hours
    M-F 7:30am - 4:00pm
  • (734) 424-4130
    (734) 424-4139 fax
  • Principal Ryan Bruder

  • Dexter Community Schools  734-424-4100
  • 7714 Ann Arbor Street,
    Dexter, MI 48130 
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  • Dexter Community Schools is committed to making our website accessible to visitors with disabilities. If you encounter difficulty navigating this website due to a disability, please email our accessibility team or call 734-424-4102 for assistance. 


The Dexter Community Schools district includes the city of Dexter and parts of eight townships. Learn about the Dexter area on our Community page.

The Latest News

Need to know what's going on? Want to share your news with us? Start with our Communications page.

Prospective Parents

Learn more about Dexter Community Schools! 

Documents and Forms

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Human Resources

Current employee in need of information? Interested in working for the district? Visit Human Resources.


Student athletes, parents, and spectators: here's DCS Athletics headquarters.

New to the area?

Check out our Prospective Parents page. 


Looking for a space for your event? Start with our Facilities homepage.

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