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About This School

Bayles Elementary School is a public elementary school in Dallas. The principal of Bayles Elementary School is MARIA TAFUR, whose e-mail is mtafur@dallasisd.org. 645 students go to Bayles Elementary School and identify mostly as Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 44% of the Bayles Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 92% of the 645 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 97% get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Bayles Elementary School is 15:1. Dallas Montessori Academy is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Dance
    • Photography
  • Languages Taught

    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • P.E. classes
    • Soccer

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 60% 67%
Black, non-Hispanic 37% 28%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
White, non-Hispanic 1% 5%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.6% 0.2%
Multiracial 0.5% %
Asian 0.2% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 97% 86%
Limited English proficiency 44% 33%
Economically disadvantaged 92% 85%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (2 years ago)

    My daughters just transferred there from another school district this year. All that I can say is wow! They have already become more confident better-performing students after just eight weeks. The teachers are caring and attentive and the staff and principal are doing wonders given all of the challenges they face. It's an urban school with a small school feel.

  • (2 years ago)

    My 2 girls love their school thats how they refer to Bayles when they talk about it. I am a very happy parent I rather keep my girls in this school because I love how much and well my girls have learned.

  • (2 years ago)

    My son attended Bayles this past year and he loved it! His teacher and aide were wonderful. If I had any questions or problems they were addressed promptly. I especially loved that they had a few family fieldtrips on Saturdays!!

  • (4 years ago)

    Teacher are caring and expect the best of each student. My daughter is happy and I feel safe.

  • (5 years ago)

    Bayles elementry has that kind of teachers that care for our children. They want the best for them and whatever is wrong the teachers communicate us.

  • (7 years ago)

    Bayles is a school that is truly nurturing and care about all the children. Great teachers and a principal that are very caring and involved. Many opportunities for parents to get involved. A beautiful school with a good feeling for all.

  • (9 years ago)

    Great teacher parent communication to those who are willing to be involved. Great teacher child interactions and involvement.

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