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About Us

Welcome to Bayside! My name is Kevin Coordt and this is my fourth year as the Principal of Bayside STEAM Academy.

I have been working in education for 21 years with international experience in leadership roles in both South Africa and Guatemala, as well as in several school districts right here in San Diego. It is a real pleasure to serve as your child’s principal and to be serving the outstanding community of Bayside. Thank you for entrusting us with your magnificent children.

In July of 2015, Bayside Elementary School, through a district and community initiative, totally overhauled its academic focus and developed a future vision around STEAM education.

On July 25, 2016, with the support of the South Bay Union Board of Trustees, community members, teachers, and students, Bayside STEAM Academy opened its doors as South Bay's newest school. 2018-2019 promises to be a fantastic year for Bayside as our scholars develop into creative, critical thinkers, effective communicators and collaborators surrounded by the relevant and exciting elements of STEAM education.

The future for all our children is a place we create together.

To maximize your child’s success, we respectfully ask that you support your child in the following areas:

  1. Ensure your child arrives at school on time each day.
  2. Read with your child daily. (This makes a huge difference in your child’s reading progress.)
  3. Get involved with Bayside STEAM Academy: classroom volunteer, PTA, conferences, SSC and more.

We look forward to partnering up with you to make this an exciting and successful year for your children. Thank you in advance for your support and commitment to Bayside. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions at (619) 628-2500 or  [email protected] . 


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