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Welcome to Mary L. Welty Elementary School, home of the Roadrunners, where our motto is “Doing Your Best Every Day!” We are located about an hour south of Tucson in the beautiful mountains of southern Arizona in Nogales, just north of the Mexico border. Our highly qualified teachers and caring staff work hand-in-hand with the supportive families in our surrounding community. We serve our kindergarten through fifth-grade students with pride. Please browse through our site.


Dear Mary L. Welty Parents and Students,

Happy New Year!!

Welcome to a new year full of learning and preparation for the upcoming second-semester expectations. After a well-deserved break, we are excited to be at school with your children. Mary L. Welty Elementary School is devoted to providing everyone a welcoming, positive and safe learning environment where students can focus on meeting their academic and personal goals. 


This semester brings new challenges. Our teachers and students are working hard to prepare for the upcoming spring exams. We have so much to do!! With your support and guidance, we know that our students’ will be prepared and ready for April. We ask your help in getting your children to school every day. With so much learning taking place, we need 100% attendance. As a reminder, breakfast is served at 7:30 am. Classes begin promptly at 7:45 am. Below are a few reminders to make the rest of the year a memorable one. 

Mary L. Welty Reminders:

  • All students are required to wear their school uniforms. Please contact Mrs. Bonillas if you need assistance with uniforms. 


  • Breakfast and lunch will continue to be served for free. Breakfast will be served in the classroom EVERY day of the week from 7:30 am – 7:45 am. 


  • Students are required to be ON TIME! Student attendance is MUST in reaching our academic goals. Classes begin promptly at 7:45 a.m. after breakfast in the classroom ends.  


  • Please speak to your children about being respectful and kind. 


  • No Cell Phones, Air pods, Nintendo Switch, iPad, or other electronic devices are allowed on campus. The electronics are to be off and in your backpacks. We are not responsible for lost items. The items will be confiscated if being used during school hours. A parent must pick up from the principal’s office if the item is taken away. 


  • Fighting or bullying are NOT allowed on campus or on the school bus. The NUSD #1 guideline will be followed including a report the law enforcement. 


  • Your child will receive homework daily. Mary L. Welty is dedicated to having our students achieve academically and homework to practice is an extension of the student’s learning.  


  • If your child is riding the bus, contact Citizen’s Auto Stage at (520) 281-0400 ext. 4138 for a schedule or questions. For your child to ride the bus, your address will be screened to determine if the child is eligible for transportation. Transportation by bus will ONLY be provided to student’s whose home addresses are in the Mary L. Welty zone. Students under OPEN ENROLLMENT are NOT eligible for bus service. 

If you have questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to call our school at (520) 287—0880. 


Aissa Bonillas


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