Award Year: 2022

Bayside Middle School

601 East Ellsworth Lane
Milwaukee, WI, 53217-1827

(414) 247-4201

Principal Jodi Hackl, Principal at time of Nomination

Fox Point J2 School District

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We inspire our children to be well prepared, compassionate, and productive citizens who will make meaningful contributions to our world.

Student Demographics
  • Black/African American: 10%
  • White: 70%
  • Hispanic: 6%
  • Asian: 6%
  • Two or more races: 8%
8th grade team-building trip to Harington Beach.

8th grade team-building trip to Harington Beach.

Bayside Middle School is one of two schools in the Fox Point-Bayside School District, a north shore suburb of Milwaukee along Lake Michigan. Bayside serves students from 5th to 8th grade and provides a wide variety of curricular and extracurricular options for students to choose. Our school has a long history of academic excellence. We pride ourselves on meeting the needs of all students dedicating our efforts to an innovative and rigorous experience using personalized learning, learning pathways, and collaborative unit planning at each grade level.

Bayside Middle School is committed to providing a caring and team-like school community working together to develop and guide our students through their achievements and challenges of middle school. We know the unique characteristics of a middle school student and work tirelessly to develop the whole child: academically, socially, and emotionally. We honor diversity and provide a culturally responsive environment that prepares students to transition successfully into their high school experience.

Our staff is forward thinking and models a growth mindset for their students. Their dedication to providing an inclusive learning environment fosters a belief that students of all backgrounds and life experiences can learn and succeed. We welcome divergent thinking and create many opportunities to learn through service.

The Fox Point-Bayside School District, including Bayside Middle School, values diversity, student-teacher relationships, and establishing mutual respect in every environment. Bayside is truly a learning community where students learn how to be compassionate and productive school citizens who will move on and make meaningful contributions to society.