Bessie B Baker School serves 303 students in grades Prekindergarten-1.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-1
- Enrollment: 303 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
- Minority Enrollment: 14%
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education
Bessie B Baker School's student population of 303 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
The diversity score of Bessie B Baker School is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (MI)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
How many students attend Bessie B Baker School?
303 students attend Bessie B Baker School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
86% of Bessie B Baker School students are White, 7% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bessie B Baker School?
Bessie B Baker School has a student ration of 17:1, which is equal to the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Bessie B Baker School offer ?
Bessie B Baker School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-1 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Bessie B Baker School part of?
Bessie B Baker School is part of Wayland Union Schools School District.
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