PROFICIENCY 67% 32% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #1 of 3 in BAYLESS
  • Ranked #9 of 140 in St. Louis
  • Ranked #382 of 2425 in Missouri
Proficiency Averages
30%St. Louis

Bayless Sr. High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "BAYLESS" in St. Louis, MO. There are a total of 474 students and 28 teachers at Bayless Sr. High, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 209 free lunch students and 62 reduced lunch students.

Bayless Sr. High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 67.0%, which is 32% higher than the Missouri average.


Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch209
Reduced lunch62


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment21
Taking some courses21
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses7
Passing no courses4

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Bayless Sr. High, there are a total of 21 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 21 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School55-59%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School75-79%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Bayless Sr. High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 67.5% 68.4% 75.3% 51.1%
African American 13.3% 13.5% 14.2% 15.9%
Asian 12.7% 12.4% 1.9% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 2.6% 2.4% 5.2% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.8% 0.6% 0.5% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.3% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.2% 2.7% 2.6% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Bayless Junior High School53%0.0St. Louis, MO
Bayless Elementary60%0.1St. Louis, MO
Affton High82%1.3Affton, MO
Bierbaum Elementary.48%1.6Mehlville, MO
Rogers Middle School53%1.7St. Louis, MO
Gateway Science Academy-south Ele45%1.7St. Louis, MO
Buschool Ms Character Athletics34%1.8St. Louis, MO
Hancock Place Elementary.49%1.9Lemay, MO
Forder Elementary.48%2.0Lemay, MO
Woerner Elementary.35%2.1St. Louis, MO
Gotschool Intermediate School.61%2.1Affton, MO
Hancock Place Middle School34%2.1Lemay, MO

St. Louis demographics profile

StatisticSt. LouisMissouriNational
Population density (sq mi)5,1018691
Median age34.838.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)37%57%55%
Speak English91%94%79%
Speak Spanish3%3%13%

Education level achieved in St. Louis

IndexSt. LouisMissouriNational
Completed 8th grade82.3%86.0%84.3%
Completed high school80.4%84.2%83.0%
Completed some college61.7%57.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree39.5%35.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors33.0%27.6%30.3%
Completed masters14.4%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.9%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.1%1.2%1.3%
Source: The Bayless Sr. High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.