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 16% 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 increased from 13:1 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 (1988-2014)
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)
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 (1987-2014)
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 (1990-2014)
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 (2000-2014)

District Comparison

East Baton Rouge Parish School District's student population of 41,937 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $13,298 in this district is less than the state average of $13,503. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $13,375 is less than the state average of $14,322. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District Name East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
87
5
Number of Students Managed 41,937 2,019
East Baton Rouge Parish School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $563 MM $30 MM
East Baton Rouge Parish School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $566 MM $31 MM
East Baton Rouge Parish School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $13,298 $13,503
East Baton Rouge Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $13,375 $14,322
East Baton Rouge Parish School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
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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