Wedgewood Elementary School

Wedgewood Elementary School serves 693 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
Wedgewood Elementary School operates within the East Baton Rouge Parish School District.

Overview

The student population of 693 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 693 students
Wedgewood Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 49 teachers
Wedgewood Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Wedgewood Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.37 is less than the state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
Wedgewood Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
1%
Wedgewood Elementary School Asian (1990-2012)
Hispanic
5%
4%
Wedgewood Elementary School Hispanic (1991-2012)
Black
79%
48%
Wedgewood Elementary School Black (1990-2012)
White
10%
45%
Wedgewood Elementary School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Wedgewood Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Wedgewood Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.37 0.72
Wedgewood Elementary School Diversity Score (1990-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
83%
61%
Wedgewood Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
7%
Wedgewood Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 48,308 students has grown by 10% over five years.
School District Name East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
91
9
Number of Students Managed 48,308 2,337
East Baton Rouge Parish School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $577 MM $33 MM
East Baton Rouge Parish School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $577 MM $33 MM
East Baton Rouge Parish School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,144 $14,187
East Baton Rouge Parish School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,155 $14,076
East Baton Rouge Parish School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Belaire High School (3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Southeast Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Riveroaks Elementary School (1.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Baton Rouge Southeast Middle School
    15000 Harrells Ferry
    Baton Rouge , LA , 70816
    (225)293-5930
    0.6  mi  |  929  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Baton Rouge Riveroaks Elementary School
    950 Fontainbleau Dr
    Baton Rouge , LA , 70815
    (225)275-4600
    1.4  mi  |  474  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Baton Rouge Twin Oaks Elementary School
    819 Trammel Dr
    Baton Rouge , LA , 70815
    (225)275-6620
    1.9  mi  |  588  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Baton Rouge Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Shenandoah Elementary School
    16555 Appomattox Ave
    Baton Rouge , LA , 70816
    (225)293-3560
    2.9  mi  |  560  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Baton Rouge Labelle Aire Elementary School
    12255 Tams Dr
    Baton Rouge , LA , 70815
    (225)275-7480
    2.9  mi  |  587  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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