School Year Overview
Bayfield Middle School has semester-long classes and electives as well as 7-week exploratory blocks for sixth graders.
Core Academic Classes
All students take four core academic classes -English / Language Arts, Social Studies, Mathematics, and Science. Each course is a year-long course divided into two semesters. Each semester grade is comprised of two quarter grades, each composing 50% of the semester grade.
Students will choose elective classes each year. There are year-long, semester based electives. Sixth graders will take one elective class in addition to their Exploratory block. Seventh and eighth graders will take two electives in addition to their Exploratory requirement.
|Year-long Electives||Semester Electives|
Students in each grade level will go through a rotation of exploratory classes. Seventh and eighth graders have an exploratory requirement, but the requirement is spread out over two years. Each student must take a course in each of the following areas.
- Career and Technical Education
- Physical Education, includes heath
For sixth graders, Exploratory blocks are seven weeks long, and they are introduced to all topics in one year. All students will take art, career and technical education (CTE), physical education, Spanish language, and a computer literacy course.