Baker High School

Tel: (225)775-1259
  • Baker High School serves 513 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Baker High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55%.
  • Baker High School operates within the City Of Baker School District.
  • City Of Baker School District's 60-64% graduation rate is lower than the Louisiana state average of 79%.

School Overview

  • Baker High School's student population of 513 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students513 students
Baker High School Total Students (2006-2016)
Gender %Baker High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
Baker High School Total Teachers (2006-2016)
Students by GradeBaker High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Baker High 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 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Baker High School is 0.08, 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)15-19%
64%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
70%
Student : Teacher Ratio18:113:1
Baker High School Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2016)
Hispanic
n/a
6%
Baker High School Black Students (2009-2014)
Black
96%
44%
Baker High School Black Students (2006-2016)
White
4%
45%
Baker High School White Students (2006-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsBaker High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownLA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.080.61
Baker High School Diversity Score (2006-2016)
Graduation Rate60-64%
79%
Baker High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
54%
Baker High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
Baker High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Baker High 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 district's graduation rate of 60-64% has decreased from 70-74% 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 Graduation Rate60-64%
    79%
    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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