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
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 49 teachers
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 more 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
Asian
2%
1%
Hispanic
5%
4%
Black
79%
48%
White
10%
45%
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 0.34
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%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 52,680 students has grown by 20% over five years.
School District Name East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
91
9
Number of Students Managed 52,680 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: 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 Students Grades
  • Baton RougeSoutheast Middle School
    15000 Harrells Ferry
    Baton RougeLA 70816
    (225)293-5930
    0.6 mi | 929 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Baton RougeRiveroaks Elementary School
    950 Fontainbleau Dr
    Baton RougeLA 70815
    (225)275-4600
    1.4 mi | 474 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Baton RougeTwin Oaks Elementary School
    819 Trammel Dr
    Baton RougeLA 70815
    (225)275-6620
    1.9 mi | 588 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Baton RougeHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Shenandoah Elementary School
    16555 Appomattox Ave
    Baton RougeLA 70816
    (225)293-3560
    2.9 mi | 560 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Baton RougeLabelle Aire Elementary School
    12255 Tams Dr
    Baton RougeLA 70815
    (225)275-7480
    2.9 mi | 587 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Did You Know?
Baton Rouge, LA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.23, which is lower than the Louisiana average of 0.33. The most diverse school in Baton Rouge is Parkview Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Louisiana or national school diversity statistics.