Baker Elementary School

  • Baker Elementary School serves 291 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Baker Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

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School Overview

  • Baker Elementary School's student population of 291 students has declined by 24% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students291 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Baker Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 825 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Baker Elementary School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank#591 out of 825 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
1%
4%
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Black
95%
48%
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White
3%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.100.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Baker Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJackson Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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  • Jackson Whitten Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 462 students
    0.6 miles
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    Jackson, MS 39212
    (601) 371-4309
    0.6 6-8 462
  • Jackson Peeples Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 399 students
    0.7 miles
    2940 Belvedere Drive
    Jackson, MS 39212
    (601) 346-5660
    0.7 6-8 399
  • Jackson Reimagine Prep Charter School
    Grades: 5-7 | 413 students
    0.7 miles
    309 W Mcdowell Rd
    Jackson, MS 39204
    (601) 941-0844
    0.7 5-7 413
  • Jackson Key Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 344 students
    0.9 miles
    699 W. Mcdowell Road
    Jackson, MS 39204
    (601) 371-4333
    0.9 PK-5 344
  • Jackson Sykes Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 388 students
    1.0 miles
    3555 Simpson Street
    Jackson, MS 39212
    (601) 371-4303
    1.0 K-5 388

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