Wedgewood Elementary School

Wedgewood Elementary School serves 700 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 56%.
Wedgewood Elementary School operates within the East Baton Rouge Parish School District.

Overview

The student population of 700 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 700 students
Wedgewood Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 49 teachers
Wedgewood Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Wedgewood Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.34. 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 (1987-2013)
Asian
2%
1%
Wedgewood Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2013)
Hispanic
6%
4%
Wedgewood Elementary School Black Students (1991-2013)
Black
81%
48%
Wedgewood Elementary School Black Students (1990-2013)
White
10%
44%
Wedgewood Elementary School White Students (1990-2013)
Two or more races
1%
1%
Wedgewood Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Wedgewood Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown LA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.33 0.34
Wedgewood Elementary School Diversity Score (1990-2013)
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 (1988-2013)
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.
8%
7%
Wedgewood Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 49,755 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $13,144 is less than the state average of $14,187. The district revenue/student has grown by 41% over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,155 is less than the state average of $14,076. The district spending/student has grown by 46% over four years.
School District Name East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
94
5
Number of Students Managed 49,755 2,117
East Baton Rouge Parish School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $577 MM $33 MM
East Baton Rouge Parish School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $577 MM $33 MM
East Baton Rouge Parish School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,144 $14,187
East Baton Rouge Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,155 $14,076
East Baton Rouge Parish School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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 Grades Students
  • Baton RougeSoutheast Middle School
    15000 Harrells Ferry
    Baton RougeLA 70816
    (225)293-5930
    0.6 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 921 students                      
  • Baton RougeRiveroaks Elementary School
    950 Fontainbleau Dr
    Baton RougeLA 70815
    (225)275-4600
    1.4 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 503 students                      
  • Baton RougeTwin Oaks Elementary School
    819 Trammel Dr
    Baton RougeLA 70815
    (225)275-6620
    1.9 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 578 students                      
  • Baton Rouge Shenandoah Elementary School
    16555 Appomattox Ave
    Baton RougeLA 70816
    (225)293-3560
    2.9 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 552 students                      
  • Baton RougeLabelle Aire Elementary School
    12255 Tams Dr
    Baton RougeLA 70815
    (225)275-7480
    2.9 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 546 students                      

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