Baker Middle School

Tel: (225)775-9750
  • Baker Middle School serves 254 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20% (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 39% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Baker Middle 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 11:1 is lower 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 Middle School operates within the City Of Baker School District.

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School Overview

  • Baker Middle School's student population of 254 students has declined by 42% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students254 students
Baker Middle School Total Students (2006-2016)
Gender %Baker Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
Baker Middle School Total Teachers (2005-2016)
Students by GradeBaker Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Baker Middle 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 11:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Baker Middle 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)
20%
64%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
70%
Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
Baker Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2005-2016)
Hispanic
n/a
6%
Baker Middle School Black Students (2005-2014)
Black
97%
44%
Baker Middle School Black Students (2006-2016)
White
3%
45%
Baker Middle School White Students (2006-2016)
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Baker Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
All Ethnic GroupsBaker Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownLA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.060.61
Baker Middle School Diversity Score (2006-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
54%
Baker Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
Baker Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Baker Middle 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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