Bessie B Baker School

  • Bessie B Baker School serves 342 students in grades Prekindergarten-1.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

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School Overview

  • Bessie B Baker School's student population of 342 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-1
Total Students342 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Student : Teacher Ratio14:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
6%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Bessie B Baker School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
2%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Bessie B Baker School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
88%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Bessie B Baker School and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bessie B Baker School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.220.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bessie B Baker School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWayland Union Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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