1215 Benning Dr
Columbus, GA 31903
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
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Bottom 50%
Baker Middle School serves 503 students in grades 6-8.
Baker Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 13% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

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Baker Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

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School Overview

Baker Middle School's student population of 503 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
503 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

Baker Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,196 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Baker Middle School is 0.31, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2153 out of 2196 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
13%
15%
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Black
82%
37%
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White
2%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.31
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Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Baker Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
2%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 503 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in GA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.31 (Btm 50%)

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