About Us


Bailey Elementary School serves students in PreK through fifth grades and is part of South Washington County Schools. Students at Bailey Elementary School reach academic excellence by learning in a supportive and caring environment. In 2017, the school was one of 342 nationwide to become a U.S. Department of Education National Blue Ribbon School.

Students at Bailey Elementary School can take part in fine arts through participation in art, band, choir and orchestra. There are also a variety of clubs for students to join including student council, study buddies, the technology club and yearbook.

Teachers at Bailey Elementary School personalize learning for each student by building relationships. Each student meets with their teacher before the start of the school year. Families also attend an open house before the school year, meet with teachers twice a year at conferences and receive regular communications about their child’s progress.

Community involvement is important at Bailey Elementary School. All are invited to yearly special events at the school, like the Veteran’s Day Assembly and World Culture Day. In addition, there are community-building events throughout the year and an active Parent Teacher Association (PTA).

About South Washington County Schools

South Washington County Schools is a suburban district located southeast of St. Paul, Minnesota. The district includes all or parts of the communities of Cottage Grove, Newport, St. Paul Park, Woodbury, as well as, Afton, Denmark and Grey Cloud Island Townships. District 833 is committed to the mission of "igniting a passion for lifelong learning" through collaboration, continuous improvement, equity, integrity and relationships.

We have 16 elementary schools for students in grades K-5, four middle schools serving grades 6-8, three comprehensive high schools and one alternative high school. There are also a variety of early learning and adult education and enrichment programs offered through Community Education.