Bayside Academy is an independent, co-educational college preparatory school that offers a superior educational opportunity for students in grades pre-kindergarten through twelve.
The mission of the school is to nurture each child in his development as a whole person, one who, as an adult, will contribute with integrity and responsibility to his work, community, and nation.
To realize the maximum potential of each student, Bayside Academy is devoted to the task of fostering not only mental growth but also physical development, social interaction, aesthetic appreciation and spiritual values.
Toward this end, Bayside Academy provides caring accomplished instructors, a rigorous academic curriculum, and modern facilities.
Students work, learn and grow in an atmosphere that blends structure with freedom and academic demands with wholesome activities.
"Bayside's Mission is to educate and develop the whole student, who, upon graduation, is fully prepared to pursue higher education and who possesses high moral standards, a sense of responsibility, respect for self and others, and pursues excellence.".

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked AL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 702 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,000
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Bayside Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded
1970

Student Body

Total Students
702 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
3%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
Bayside Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
81 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
85%
Average Class Size
16 students
Number of AP Courses
13 courses
Average ACT score
28
Classroom Dress Code
Formal

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Admissions Director
Alan Foster

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
20 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Art Guild, Boys Service Club, Chess Club, Environmental Club, FCA, French Club, Girls Service Club, Honor Council, Key Club, Literary Arts Magazine, Making It Count, Martial Arts Club, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Peer Counselors, Scholars Bowl, Science Olympiad, Spanish Club, Student Government, Teen Tutors

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked AL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 702 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,000
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Alabama is $7,319 for elementary schools and $7,729 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Alabama is 89% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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