School Details

Bayless Jr. High School

4530 Weber Rd, St. Louis, MO 63123
(314) 256-8690
3

(out of 10)

Public Grades 7-8 219 students 17 students/teacher (MO avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

29%
29%
52%
34%
34%
57%

Missouri Assessment Program (MAP)

In 2011-2012 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The results for math, communication arts, and science are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Bayless School District average
  • Missouri state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

50%
50%
55%
45%
45%
59%

Missouri Assessment Program (MAP)

In 2011-2012 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The results for math, communication arts, and science are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Bayless School District average
  • Missouri state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

40%
40%
55%
21%
21%
42%
38%
38%
51%

Missouri Assessment Program (MAP)

In 2011-2012 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The results for math, communication arts, and science are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Bayless School District average
  • Missouri state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

97%
50%
57%

End-of-Course Assessments (EOC)

In 2011-2012 Missouri used the End-of-Course (EOC) Assessments to test high school students in Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, English I, English II, American History, Government, and Biology. The EOC Assessments are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Missouri for each subject. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Bayless School District average
  • Missouri state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Bayless Jr. High School is a public middle school. The principal of Bayless Jr. High School is Mr. Paul Sharp II, whose e-mail is Psharp@Bsdk12.Org. 219 students go to Bayless Jr. High School and identify as Black, non-Hispanic; Asian/Pacific Islander; and Multiracial. 53% of the 219 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Bayless Jr. High School is 17:1. Bayless Intermediate School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Theater drama

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • P.E. classes
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 9% 11%
Asian/Pacific Islander 9% 9%
Multiracial 7% %
White, non-Hispanic 69% 78%
Hispanic 2% 2%
Asian 13% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 53% 48%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    Our Bayless Middle School is wonderful in acedemics and character teachings. Being on campus with these students has such a feel of family. Bayless is always committed to training our youth to become productive and positive adults which will grow to lead our community our city and our nation.

  • (4 years ago)

    Bayless Junior High has finally become a Missouri and National School of Charcter. With the great diversity at this school I believe it brings the students together a lot more. I want to hand it to this school for how far it has come!!

  • (6 years ago)

    Bayless Jr. High recently won Missouri School of Character. We are curently in the running for National School of Character. I really enjoy going to this school. Bayless is one of the best around. My whole family has gone to Bayless. I really love Bayless!

  • (8 years ago)

    This School is the safest along with nicest school anyone could go to. I imagine my children will go to this school also!

  • (9 years ago)

    Bayless Jr. High is the best school for a child to get a degreeable education I think Mr. Tucker is doing a fine job as Principal and Mrs. Meyer is the best secetery ever!

  • (10 years ago)

    Bayless Jr High is the number one school in Missouri. I give it two thumbs up. I have to hand it to Mrs. Baumman for her out standing performance as the Jr. High Principal.

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Overall score

(based on 7 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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