Baker High School

8901 Airport Blvd,

Mobile, AL, 36608-9503

Tel: (251)221-3000
Grades: 8-12

2,321 students

Baker High School serves 2,321 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Baker High School operates within the Mobile County School District.
The school district's 65% graduation rate is lower than the AL state average of 72%.

Overview

The student population of 2321 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 119 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 2,321 students
Baker High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 119 teachers
Baker High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Baker High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is less than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 15:1
Baker High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
1%
Baker High School Asian (1990-2012)
Hispanic
2%
5%
Baker High School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
29%
35%
Baker High School Black (1989-2012)
White
64%
58%
Baker High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Baker High School Sch Ethnicity Baker High 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.
0.51 0.55
Baker High School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
36%
51%
Baker High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2012)
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.
5%
7%
Baker High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 63,683 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 65% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Mobile County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
109
7
Number of Students Managed 63,683 2,928
Mobile County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 65% 72%
Mobile County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $580 MM $29 MM
Mobile County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $595 MM $31 MM
Mobile County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,279 $9,620
Mobile County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,522 $10,180
Mobile County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is John S Shaw High School (5.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Bernice J Causey Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is O'rourke Elementary School (1.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Mobile Bernice J Causey Middle School
    2205 Mcfarland Rd
    Mobile , AL , 36695
    (251)221-2060
    1.6  mi  |  1445  students  |  Gr.  6-9
  • Mobile O'rourke Elementary School
    1975 Leroy Stevens Rd
    Mobile , AL , 36695
    (251)221-1585
    1.8  mi  |  966  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Mobile Elsie Collier Elementary School
    601 Snow Rd North
    Mobile , AL , 36608
    (251)221-1120
    2.7  mi  |  948  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Mobile Hutchens Elementary School
    10005 West Lake Rd
    Mobile , AL , 36695
    (251)221-1420
    4  mi  |  529  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Mobile Dawes Intermediate School
    10451 West Lake Rd
    Mobile , AL , 36695
    (251)221-1485
    4.2  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  3-5

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