J Watson Bailey Middle School

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118 Merilina Ave

Kingston, NY 12401

(845) 338-6390

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 800

Students Per Teacher: 9

Parent Reviews

11 Parent Reviews for J Watson Bailey Middle School

Awesome school with our new principle Mrs. linton she is caring and loving she listens to u and she's nice out vice principle mrs LoBonico she's steren but gets the job done i love Baily and great school this Is Derek thank u mrs liton and mrs loBiono for leting me have a great Baily exporence

Posted by a other on 11/02/14

Dear Reader, First Off, I Would Like To Say That Most Of the Teachers At J. Watson Bailey Dont Care For Their Students. They Think That Being Mean Is The Way To Go. Incorrecct. The Student Body At This school Is The Most Judgemental One In All Of New York Probably. Its Like, You Do One Thing And Its ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 09/15/09

Well this school is a good school to go to if you want a expirence....there is a large amount of extremly lazy teachers and there are some really greaat teachers...overall if your not 'popular' you are going to be judge and bullied...thats what 90% of the fights are over in this school and there is ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 05/02/09

Well I go to this school I was blessed with grate teachers. I warn you it is a vary crowded school and vary judgmental.Their is academic help but some lazy teachers.

Posted by a student on 04/23/09

I just want to say that I am so happy my son is finally out of this school. He was a high honor student when he began here, and every year his grades fell of more and more to the point of near failing some classes. I spent a lot of time at home helping him understand his work so he would pass his final ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/10/09

This school was once great in all areas. But, with the new principals the school and its students have suffered. The changes brought about were unecessary. The students realize they need change and change will continue to occur as part of life. The new school arangements are for the most part rediculous.

Posted by a student on 01/23/08

Good school, could be better academically. I have found the english classes to be really lacking. My child has not been given work high enough for her level for the last three years. Overall the teachers are mixed bag, of good and bad. The administration has sometimes not had the right teacher in the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/30/07

The principal, Mr. Goren, is a very caring person. He is always willing to listen to parents' and kids' concerns. The music program at Bailey is especially good.

Posted by a parent on 04/25/07

J.W.B is an over crowed school. The principal cares less about the students. He does not show us that he cares about us or are education. I go to jwb currently. Its awful.

Posted by a student on 09/19/06

J. Watson bailey is overfulled. They are way to many kids in this building.This is what i think of bailey middle school as a student that goes there.

Posted by a student on 11/20/05

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Test Year: 2012
J Watson Bailey Middle School
Kingston City School District
New York
* In 2011-2012 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The results for English language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles and the science results will be added when they are released in the Fall of 2013. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.

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Kingston schools — J Watson Bailey Middle School is located at 118 Merilina Ave, Kingston NY 12401. 118 Merilina Ave is in the 12401 ZIP code in Kingston, NY The school district for J Watson Bailey Middle School is the Kingston City School District. J Watson Bailey Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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