Baker Central School (Closed 2018)

Baker Central School served 418 students in grades 5-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 26% (which was lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 30% (which was lower than the Colorado state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 was lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 5-6
Total Students418 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Baker Central School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(15-16)
26%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Baker Central School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(15-16)
30%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Baker Central School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Baker Central School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian (15-16)
n/a
1%
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Asian (15-16)
n/a
3%
Hispanic (15-16)
63%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Baker Central School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black (15-16)
3%
5%
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White (15-16)
34%
54%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Baker Central School and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hawaiian (15-16)
n/a
n/a
Two or more races (15-16)
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Baker Central School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Colorado by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Diversity Score
n/a0.60
This chart display the diversity score of Baker Central School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Baker Central School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Baker Central School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSchool District No. Re-3 Fort Morgan School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Baker Central School is Lincoln High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Fort Morgan Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Baker Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fort Morgan Baker Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 1-5 | 305 students
    0.1 miles
    300 Lake Street
    Fort Morgan, CO 80701
    (970) 370-6113
    0.1 1-5 305
  • Fort Morgan Sherman Early Childhood Center
    Grades: PK-K | 439 students
    0.2 miles
    300 Sherman Street
    Fort Morgan, CO 80701
    (970) 867-2998
    0.2 PK-K 439
  • Fort Morgan Fort Morgan Middle School Math: 20% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 673 students
    0.5 miles
    605 Education Avenue
    Fort Morgan, CO 80701
    (970) 867-8253
    0.5 6-8 673
  • Fort Morgan Pioneer Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 1-5 | 312 students
    0.5 miles
    415 South Spruce Street
    Fort Morgan, CO 80701
    (970) 867-2080
    0.5 1-5 312
  • Fort Morgan Green Acres Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 1-5 | 336 students
    0.6 miles
    930 Sherman Street
    Fort Morgan, CO 80701
    (970) 867-5460
    0.6 1-5 336
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