Wedgewood Elementary School

Wedgewood Elementary School serves 684 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the LA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 54%.
Wedgewood Elementary School operates within the East Baton Rouge Parish School District.

School Overview

The student population of 684 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 684 students
Wedgewood Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Wedgewood Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Wedgewood Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Wedgewood Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.26 is less than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Wedgewood Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
2%
2%
Wedgewood Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
5%
5%
Wedgewood Elementary School Black Students (1991-2014)
Black
86%
44%
Wedgewood Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
7%
46%
Wedgewood Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
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.
0.26 0.35
Wedgewood Elementary School Diversity Score (1990-2014)
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%
60%
Wedgewood Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
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 (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 44,425 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $13,298 is less than the state average of $13,503. The district revenue/student has grown by 25% over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,375 is less than the state average of $14,322. The district spending/student has grown by 42% over four years.
School District Name East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
87
5
Number of Students Managed 44,425 2,019
East Baton Rouge Parish School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $563 MM $30 MM
East Baton Rouge Parish School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $566 MM $31 MM
East Baton Rouge Parish School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $13,298 $13,503
East Baton Rouge Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $13,375 $14,322
East Baton Rouge Parish School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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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  • Baton RougeSoutheast Middle School
    0.6 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 832 students15000 Harrells Ferry
    Baton RougeLA 70816
    (225)293-5930
    0.66-8832
  • Baton RougeRiveroaks Elementary School
    1.4 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 448 students950 Fontainbleau Dr
    Baton RougeLA 70815
    (225)275-4600
    1.4PK-5448
  • Baton RougeTwin Oaks Elementary School
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    1.9 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 491 students819 Trammel Dr
    Baton RougeLA 70815
    (225)275-6620
    1.9PK-5491
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    2.4 miles12000 Goodwood Blvd
    Baton RougeLA 70815
    (504)922-5400
    2.4n/a
  • Baton RougeLabelle Aire Elementary School
    2.9 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 608 students12255 Tams Dr
    Baton RougeLA 70815
    (225)275-7480
    2.9PK-5608

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