Here’s some quick information about Bayside High School in Virginia Beach.

Bayside High School, Virginia Beach

LocationBayside High School on a map

4960 Haygood Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23455

Bayside High School is located on Haygood Road in Virginia Beach, in the northwest corner of the city.

It is roughly halfway between Independence Boulevard and Newtown Road/Diamond Springs Road, and is close to JEB Little Creek, Norfolk Airport, Chicks Beach and I-64.

Contact Info

757-648-5200 (phone)

757-473-5123 (fax)

Areas Served

The Bayside High School attendance zone includes these neighborhoods (click the links to explore neighborhood information):

Bayside, Carriage House, Crystal PointCypress Point, Diamond Springs, Haygood Point, Lake Shores, Lake Smith & Lake Smith Terrace, Lakeview ParkLakeview Shores, Lynbrook Landing, North Shore at Ridgely Manor, Sajo Farm, Weblin, Wesleyan Pines

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Feeder Middle Schools

Bayside Middle School & Independence Middle School


Bayside opened its doors in 1964 as Virginia Beach’s fourth high school.

Total Enrollment

1,821 (as of 2015), with a student-teacher ratio of about 17-to-1.

Accreditation & Test Scores

Bayside High School usually meets or exceeds state testing benchmarks.  79% of students graduate on time.

For more information (including the school’s Annual Report Card from the state of Virginia), click here.


Bayside offers the same curriculum as other high schools in Virginia Beach.  This curriculum includes the opportunity for distance learning, online learning, experiential learning (internships), IEP programs, AP coursework, and vocational certifications.  A complete guide to the Virginia Beach curriculum is here.

Bayside High School crest

The Bayside High School crest

A standard diploma in the State of Virginia requires:

  • 4 years of high school English
  • 3 laboratory sciences (e.g., Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science)
  • 3 Virginia & US History courses
  • 2 years of PE
  • 2 years of Foreign Language, Art, or Technical Education
  • 1 year of Personal Economics
  • 4 electives

Special Programs

Bayside High School is home to Virginia Beach’s only Health Sciences Academy.  Students in the HSA pursue an Advanced Studies Diploma with extra emphasis to prepare them for a career in medicine, nursing, physical therapy or athletic training:

Health Sciences Academy students receive a solid foundation in the core subjects as they pursue an Advanced Studies Diploma. All Students in the Health Sciences Academy take Health Occupations, Human Anatomy, Physiology & Pathophysiology I, and Physiology & Pathophysiology II. In addition, all HSA students are required to take a core science course and a math course each year.

Students take at least 18 AP classes (which can be taken for college credit), and must also complete 75 hours of health-related community service.


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