Clara Byrd Baker Elementary School

  • Clara Byrd Baker Elementary School serves 571 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the VA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 49%.
  • Clara Byrd Baker Elementary School operates within the Williamsburg-james City School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 571 students has grown by 12% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 571 students
Clara Byrd Baker Elementary School Total Students (1991-2015)
Gender % Clara Byrd Baker Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Clara Byrd Baker Elementary School Total Teachers (1990-2015)
Students by Grade Clara Byrd Baker Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Clara Byrd Baker Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1991-2014)
Asian
4%
6%
Clara Byrd Baker Elementary School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
11%
14%
Clara Byrd Baker Elementary School Black Students (1996-2015)
Black
16%
23%
Clara Byrd Baker Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
62%
51%
Clara Byrd Baker Elementary School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Clara Byrd Baker Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
7%
5%
Clara Byrd Baker Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.58 0.42
Clara Byrd Baker Elementary School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Clara Byrd Baker Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Clara Byrd Baker Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Williamsburg-james City School District's student population of 11,389 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,875 in this district is less than the state average of $11,091. The district revenue/student has declined by 27% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,072 is less than the state average of $11,504. The district spending/student has declined by 25% over four years.
School District Name Williamsburg-james City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
4
Number of Students Managed 11,389 3,627
Williamsburg-james City School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $120 MM $40 MM
Williamsburg-james City School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $122 MM $42 MM
Williamsburg-james City School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $10,875 $11,091
Williamsburg-james City School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $11,072 $11,504
Williamsburg-james City School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WilliamsburgJamestown High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1313 students
    1.4 miles
    , No Street Address
    WilliamsburgVA 23135
    (757)259-3600
    1.49-121313
  • WilliamsburgRawls Byrd Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 499 students
    1.8 miles
    , No Street Address
    WilliamsburgVA 23188
    (757)229-7597
    1.8PK-5499
  • WilliamsburgBerkeley Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 908 students
    3.2 miles
    , No Street Address
    WilliamsburgVA 23185
    (757)229-8051
    3.26-8908
  • WilliamsburgEastern St. Hosp. Ed. PrgSpecial Education School

    3.2 miles
    , Po Box 8791
    WilliamsburgVA 23187
    (757)253-4250
    3.2n/an/a
  • WilliamsburgMatoaka Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 723 students
    3.2 miles
    , No Street Address
    WilliamsburgVA 23188
    (757)564-4001
    3.2KG-5723

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
April 22, 2017
Police departments on public school campuses have played a major role in reducing violent crime and the speed limit. Unfortunately, they are also fighting an uphill battle against budget cuts.
April 22, 2017
Which states have the most diverse public schools? We analyze our data to find how much diversity truly exists on public school campuses. Learn about the varying levels of school diversity in regions around the nation, as well as the benefits derived from ethnic diversity in schools.
April 21, 2017
Children are reading less and less in this country, and the effects of that are showing in their performance in school. However, there are a variety of ways parents can encourage their children to read – and hopefully to love reading!