Baker Heights Elementary School

  • Baker Heights Elementary School serves 264 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Baker Heights Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

Top Placements

Baker Heights Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

  • Baker Heights Elementary School's student population of 264 students has declined by 30% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 29% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students264 students
This chart display total students of Baker Heights Elementary School by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Baker Heights Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Baker Heights Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Baker Heights Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Baker Heights Elementary School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
64%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Baker Heights Elementary School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Baker Heights Elementary School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:113:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Baker Heights Elementary School and the average student teacher ratio of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Baker Heights Elementary School and the percentage of Asian students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Hispanic
n/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Baker Heights Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Black
97%
44%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Baker Heights Elementary School and the percentage of Black students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
3%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Baker Heights Elementary School and the percentage of White students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Baker Heights Elementary School and the percentage of students of two or more races in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Baker Heights Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.060.35
This chart display the diversity score of Baker Heights Elementary School and the average diversity score of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Baker Heights Elementary School and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Baker Heights Elementary School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCity Of Baker School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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