Welcome to Bridgewater!

Bridgewater Elementary is a K-5 school that serves just over 500 students. Our mission is to be a respectful, successful, safe community of high-achieving learners. We offer a comprehensive core curriculum that includes a Spanish immersion option through our Compañeros program as well as specialists that provide student experiences in art, vocal, string, and instrumental music, physical education, and media.

We are located  on a 14-acre site on the south side of Northfield. It serves the neighborhood on Northfield’s southern side and the rural area south of Highway 19 and west of Highway 246.

Bridgewater is a friendly atmosphere dedicated to helping children find and develop their talents. Read more about our school.

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Apple and a Book Day – Friday, February 24

Apple and a Book Day will be held at Bridgewater Elementary on Friday, February 24. The schedule is as follows. In case of a *two hour late start due to weather; see the revised schedule below in the parentheses on the morning times.

  • Kindergarten: 9:15-9:45am *(10:25am)
  • 1st Grade: 2:30-3:00pm
  • 2nd Grade: 10:45-11:15am *(10:45am)
  • 3rd Grade: 1:45-2:15pm
  • 4th Grade: 8:30-9:00am  *(10:25am)
  • 5th Grade: 10:00- 10:30am *(10:25am)

Grandparent’s Day is Tuesday, November 22nd

We will be celebrating Grandparent’s Day on Tuesday, November 22nd.  You will receive information from your child’s teacher regarding activities.  We will provide refreshments in the commons area for our special guests.  The parking lot will be full, and we will be allowing grandparents to park in the parking lots, the fire lane and the bus loop as long as cars are moved by 3:15 pm, in time for dismissal.  Please don’t forget to notify your child’s teacher if you are allowing grandpa and grandma to take your child home with them; we cannot allow them to go without your permission.  Please note that a special guest may attend in place of a grandparent since we realize that all grandparents may not be available.

Here are the times:

  • Kindergarten:  9:00-10:00
  • First Grade:  10:30-11:10
  • Second Grade 8:30-9:00
  • Third Grade:  2:30-3:00
  • Fourth Grade 11:15-11:45
  • Fifth Grade 2:40-3:10

Bridgewater Elementary Veteran’s Day Assembly

The Bridgewater Elementary Veteran’s Day Assembly will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, November 11 in the gymnasium.  All are welcome to attend.  Veteran’s will be treated to refreshment’s following the presentation.

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