Baker Middle School

  • 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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%.

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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
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Gender %This chart display gender of Baker Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Baker Middle 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 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 0.35. 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)
20%
64%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Baker Middle 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 Ratio11:113:1
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Hispanic
n/a
6%
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Black
97%
44%
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White
3%
45%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Baker Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.060.35
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Baker Middle School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2013-14 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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