Bessie B. Baker School

  • Bessie B. Baker School serves 304 students in grades Kindergarten-1.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • Bessie B. Baker School's student population of 304 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-1
Total Students304 students
This chart display total students of Bessie B. Baker School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Bessie B. Baker School
Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Bessie B. Baker School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Bessie B. Baker School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bessie B. Baker School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank--
Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Bessie B. Baker School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Bessie B. Baker School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Bessie B. Baker School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hispanic
5%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
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
91%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Bessie B. Baker School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.170.28
This chart display the diversity score of Bessie B. Baker School and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Bessie B. Baker School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWayland Union s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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