•   John M. Bailey Community School
    No. 12

    75 West 10th Street  
    Bayonne, New Jersey

    "Home of the Eagles" 



    Albert McCormick, Jr., Principal

    Mark Steinman, Assistant Supervisor of Special Services

     Joseph Hayes, Coordinator of Behavioral Intervention Program
    Sara Schwarz-Snell, Guidance Counselor/Anti-bullying Specialist
    Elizabeth Loffio, R.N., School Nurse
    Michele Cotter, Administrative Assistant

    Picture of Bailey School


       John M. Bailey Community School Vision
        In their pursuit of wisdom, the students of John M. Bailey Community School will discover something of value in themselves and return it to society. Our school will provide a safe, functional environment conducive to learning and development of self-esteem. Faculty and staff will strive to achieve their maximum potential, model lifelong learning and positive values, and display understanding, empathy and respect for all members of the school community.
    The mission of John M. Bailey Community School, in partnership with the parents and the community, is to provide a quality experience that encourages a love of learning and promotes responsible citizenship. We believe that education is the foundation necessary to achieve success. Our goal is to instill the desire to be tolerant, caring, trustworthy, responsible and respectful. Therefore, we encourage, guide and support all students to reach their highest potential and become lifelong learners and contribute to our demanding society.

     Shared Values

    Members of our school community should hold the following values in common:

    • Education is the foundation for life success
    • To provide a safe environment conducive to learning
    • All children can learn
    • Excellence for each individual can be achieved through high expectations
    • Learning is a continuous process
    • Education is a combined effort - parents, students, teachers and community working together

    Congratulations to Maureen Kazar!
    2017-2018 Teacher of the Year
    Ms. Kazar