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Bayless Jr. High School

Public | 7-8 | 230 students

 
 

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Posted February 8, 2013

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.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 10, 2010

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!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 10, 2008

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!
—Submitted by a student


Posted December 12, 2006

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


Posted December 29, 2004

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!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 1, 2004

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.
—Submitted by a student


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Communication Arts

The state average for Communication Arts was 56% in 2014.

124 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
44%

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
44%
Math

The state average for Math was 58% in 2014.

123 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
50%

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
37%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 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 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.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

The state average for Communication Arts was 51% in 2014.

116 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
56%

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
42%
Math

The state average for Math was 44% in 2014.

83 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
31%

2013

 
 
21%

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
50%
Science

The state average for Science was 53% in 2014.

116 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
55%

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
47%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 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 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.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

All Students44%
Black21%
Asian/Pacific Islander69%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White40%
Free or reduced-price lunch42%
Students with disabilities22%
Limited English proficient students29%

Math

All Students50%
Black21%
Asian/Pacific Islander77%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White49%
Free or reduced-price lunch50%
Students with disabilities35%
Limited English proficient students41%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 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 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.

The different student groups are identified by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; data is not reported if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

All Students56%
Black33%
Asian/Pacific Islander65%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White59%
Free or reduced-price lunch48%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient students38%

Math

All Students31%
Black19%
Asian/Pacific Islander30%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White36%
Free or reduced-price lunch29%
Students with disabilities10%
Limited English proficient students26%

Science

All Students55%
Black28%
Asian/Pacific Islander65%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White59%
Free or reduced-price lunch48%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient students24%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 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 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.

The different student groups are identified by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; data is not reported if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 55% in 2014.

35 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
100%

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
100%
Government

The state average for Government was 57% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 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.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Algebra I

All Students100%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islander100%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White100%
Free or reduced-price lunch100%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 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.

The different student groups are identified by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; data is not reported if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 63% 74%
Black 20% 17%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 12% 2%
Two or more races 3% 2%
Hispanic 2% 5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 52%N/A45%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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

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