Rickey C. Bailey Middle School

Parent Newsletter: 7/29-8/2

Vision & Mission


The mission of Bailey Middle School is to provide a safe learning environment and increase student achievement by:

  • Maintaining a collaborative culture across grade levels and departments,
  • Modeling respect and compassion,
  • Providing appropriate challenges with respect to the various learners, and
  • Developing students’ passion for learning.


Our vision is to prepare every student for successful entry into high school, college, and the workforce by upholding the Standard of Excellence while providing support to all members of the learning community.


  • We base our decisions on what is best for our students.

  • We strive for excellence in all we do.
  • We build trust through integrity and lead by example.
  • We communicate openly.
  • We value diversity and treat everyone with dignity and respect.
  • We win as a team.
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Bailey Middle School represented well at the Back to School Expo!!!!!

Special shout out to Mrs. Standley and Ms. Selmon for going to the Expo two days early to decorate our room!!! Thank you to Nurse Jackson, Mrs. Schmitz, Ms. Selmon, Mrs. Standley, Ms. Gilliam, Mr. Carampatan, Mr. Wilson and Officer Barner for ensuring a smooth registration process for our parents!
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Principal's Corner

Join me in welcoming some new additions to our leadership team!!!!!

Paul Carampatan, Associate Principal

Paul Carampatan is joining Rickey Bailey Middle School in 2019, following four years of service as an Assistant Principal overseeing the Mathematics Department for Spring High School within the Spring Independent School District. His career began at Klein Forest High School, where he taught Algebra 1 and Geometry for ten years and was recognized as The Most Outstanding Teacher of Klein Forest High School before being named an assistant principal at Spring ISD. Before joining Klein Forest High School as a Math teacher, Mr. Carampatan worked as a computer systems analyst in the private sector after graduating from college.

Mr. Carampatan immigrated from the Republic of the Philippines at the age of 16 and attended high school in the Spring Independent School District, graduating from Westfield High School. He received his undergraduate degree with a Summa Cum Laude distinction from the University of Houston – Downtown in Computer Information Systems with a Minor in Finance. Mr. Carampatan earned his master’s degree in Educational Technology Leadership from Lamar University in 2015.

Candace Gilliam, 7th Grade Assistant Principal

Greetings Bailey Buccaneers! It is my sincere honor to serve as the 7th Grade Assistant Principal for the 2019-20 school year. I have been involved in K-12 Education for 15 years, and have served in various capacities including teacher, teacher developer, parent engagement liaison, and campus testing coordinator. I received my Bachelor of Science in Community Health at Sam Houston State University, and my Master of Arts in Teaching at the University of Houston-Downtown.

There is an old proverb that states, “Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime.” My purpose is to show people how to fish. I want to be an effective leader, and equip those that I serve with tools that will allow them to be able to build the capacity to be successful. In doing so, I am committed to being a part of the “LIFT”ing to shift from teaching the lesson to educating the student, from teaching classes to teaching individuals. In order for that to take place, our school must build a collaborative community of stakeholders who wholeheartedly believe that they play a part in the evolution of educating students.

I look forward to collaborating with our dedicated staff, families, and administrative team to help provide the best educational experience for our students. I count it a joy to be a part of the Buccaneer Family!

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Here is what our hallways should look like...all day..every day. #simplytheBEST
Hallway Transitions At The Academy