Baird Middle School serves 602 students in grades 5-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: 5-8
- Enrollment: 602 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 27:1
- Minority Enrollment: 65%
- Math Proficiency: 49%
- Reading Proficiency: 65%
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Baird Middle School's student population of 602 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
The diversity score of Baird Middle School is 0.63, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 65% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Baird Middle School?
602 students attend Baird Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
50% of Baird Middle School students are Hispanic, 35% of students are White, 4% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Black, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Baird Middle School?
Baird Middle School has a student ration of 27:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.
What grades does Baird Middle School offer ?
Baird Middle School offers enrollment in grades 5-8
What school district is Baird Middle School part of?
Baird Middle School is part of Fresno Unified School District.
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