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welcome to bayless elementary!

It's a great time to be a Broncho!  ‚ÄčThis is a very exciting time for our school. We are proud to be a National and Missouri School of Character. Read Mr. Kohler's welcome message on the right.


Bayless Elementary is a 2021 National School of Character.  Bayless High School and Bayless Junior High are also  National Schools of Character.  Bayless School District is a 2016 National District of Character.  

The goal of the National Schools of Character (NSOC) awards program is to recognize all schools and districts that demonstrate an exemplary level of implementation of Character Education Partnership's Eleven Principles of Effective Character Education. The NSOC designation is renewable after five years. The awards recognize the level of excellence schools and districts have achieved in the Eleven Principles of Effective Character Education of Effective Character Education. These principles guide the process of creating a culture based on the community’s shared values.



PBIS is a process for creating safer and more effective schools by structuring the learning environment to support the academic and social success of all students. The process supports the adoption and long-term implementation of efficient and effective discipline throughout the school environment. PBIS methods are research-based and proven to significantly reduce the occurrence of problem behaviors in schools.  Bayless Schools are proud participants in PBIS.  


From the Principal:

Bayless named Missouri District of Character
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BIG NEWS! Bayless has been named a Missouri District of Character. certifies schools and districts that have developed and implemented an intentional, proactive, and comprehensive approach that embeds character into all aspects of the school life.