Baker Heights Elementary School

3750 Harding Street

Baker, LA 70714
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (225)775-1496
  • 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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%.
  • Baker Heights Elementary School operates within the City Of Baker School District.

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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
Baker Heights Elementary School Total Students (2006-2016)
Gender %Baker Heights Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
Baker Heights Elementary School Total Teachers (2006-2016)
Students by GradeBaker Heights Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Baker Heights Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 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 0.61. 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%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
70%
Student : Teacher Ratio16:113:1
Baker Heights Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2016)
Asian
n/a
2%
Baker Heights Elementary School Asian Students (2004-2007)
Hispanic
n/a
6%
Baker Heights Elementary School Black Students (2005-2015)
Black
97%
44%
Baker Heights Elementary School Black Students (2006-2016)
White
3%
45%
Baker Heights Elementary School White Students (2006-2016)
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Baker Heights Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
All Ethnic GroupsBaker Heights Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownLA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.060.61
Baker Heights Elementary School Diversity Score (2006-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
54%
Baker Heights Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
Baker Heights Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2013)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Baker Heights Elementary School is City Of Baker School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 108 school districts in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • City Of Baker School District's student population of 1,457 students has decreased by 18% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $12,818 in this district is less than the state average of $24,719. The district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $11,856 is less than the state average of $22,732. The district spending/student has declined by 26% over four school years.
    School District NameCity Of Baker School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    5
    2
    Number of Students Managed1,4571,095
    City Of Baker School District Students Managed (2006-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    37%
    64%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    53%
    70%
    District Total Revenue$23 MM$27 MM
    District Spending$21 MM$25 MM
    District Revenue / Student$12,818$24,719
    District Spending / Student$11,856$22,732
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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