Wildwood Elementary School

Wildwood Elementary School serves 544 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
Wildwood Elementary School operates within the East Baton Rouge Parish School District.

Overview

The student population of 544 students has grown by 18% over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 544 students
Wildwood Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Wildwood Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Wildwood Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 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 16:1 14:1
Wildwood Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
1%
Wildwood Elementary School Asian (1990-2012)
Hispanic
14%
4%
Wildwood Elementary School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
73%
48%
Wildwood Elementary School Black (1990-2012)
White
7%
45%
Wildwood Elementary School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Wildwood Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Wildwood 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.
0.45 0.72
Wildwood 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.
84%
61%
Wildwood 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.
4%
7%
Wildwood Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

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
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 Baton Rouge Magnet High School (3.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Mayfair Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Magnolia Woods Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Baton Rouge Magnolia Woods Elementary School
    760 Maxine Dr
    Baton Rouge , LA , 70808
    (225)769-6845
    0.9  mi  |  510  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Baton Rouge Mayfair Middle School
    9880 Hyacinth Ave
    Baton Rouge , LA , 70808
    (225)761-7849
    1.1  mi  |  357  students  |  Gr.  4-8
  • Baton Rouge Kenilworth Science And Technology School
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    7600 Boone Dr
    Baton Rouge , LA , 70808
    (225)766-8111
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    1.1  mi  |  479  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Baton Rouge Staring Education Center
    Alternative School
    1645 North Foster Dr
    Baton Rouge , LA , 70806
    (225)767-1477
    Alternative School
    1.5  mi  |  118  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Baton Rouge Highland Elementary School
    280 Sunset Blvd
    Baton Rouge , LA , 70808
    (225)766-1272
    2.4  mi  |  351  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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