School Information

Bierbaum Elementary School serves students in kindergarten through fifth grade. The school is located at 2050 Union Road, St. Louis, MO 63125.

Phone: 314-467-5500
Fax: (314) 467-5599
Attendance: (314) 467-5510

Principal: Mr. Paul Morris
Assistant Principal: Ms. Meagan Ochoa

Regular school hours are 8:45 a.m. to 3:35 p.m. On half-day/early release days, students in grades K-5 are dismissed at 12:55 p.m.

Mission Statement
To establish strong foundations for learning and character development by focusing on each individual child.

Vision
Through a Collaborative Culture, Bierbaum Elementary Staff will:

Provide a positive and safe environment
Implement the curriculum with high expectations and fidelity
Base instructional decisions on data and assessment
Differentiate instruction to meet the needs of all learners

Collective Commitments

Through collaborative commitments, Bierbaum Elementary will provide a positive and safe environment.

  • We will teach, model and recognize school-wide expectations and positive behaviors
  • We will teach, model and recognize acts of good character

Through collaborative commitments, Bierbaum Elementary will implement the curriculum with high expectations and fidelity.

  • We will value instructional time
  • We will be active learners in the understanding and implementation of the Common Core Standards
  • We will provide high quality instruction

Through collaborative commitments, Bierbaum Elementary will base instructional decisions on data and assessment.

  • We will work in learning communities to create common assessments, analyze data and use results to drive our instruction
  • We will examine authentic work and numerical data to identify student needs
  • We will use data from assessment as the criteria for moving a student through the RTI (Response to Intervention) Process

Through collaborative commitments, Bierbaum Elementary will differentiate instruction to meet the needs of all learners.

  • We will provide highly engaging cooperative learning activities
  • We will provide targeted interventions for remediation and enrichment
  • We will seek out professional development opportunities for continued growth in methods of differentiation

History
Bierbaum was built in 1962 and was named after a former Mehlville superintendent, Kermit Bierbaum. The school is the largest elementary facility in the district. 

Mascot: Buffalo

Colors: Black and Gold
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