Baker school information

IndexBakerLouisianaNational
Average Test Scores54%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:114:116:1
Total public schools71,33479,221
Total private schools239524,874
Total post-secondary schools11757,963
The Baker, LA educational system consists of 7 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Baker public schools have average test scores of 54% which is 16% lower than than the Louisiana average and 10% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Baker public schools is 16:1, compared to 14:1 in Louisiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.2% have completed high school, 17.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Baker are 10% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Baker.
  • 84.4% of people in Baker have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.2% of people in Baker have completed high school.
  • 17.5% of people in Baker have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Baker

IndexBakerLouisianaNational
Completed 8th grade84.4%80.2%84.3%
Completed high school83.2%78.5%83.0%
Completed some college48.3%49.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.8%28.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.5%23.0%30.3%
Completed masters7.2%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.2%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.0%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Baker (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Zachary, LA16,15485%72%
St. Francisville, LA2,06480%63%
Denham Springs, LA10,27879%61%
Slaughter, LA1,32279%61%
Central, LA28,01778%58%
Baker, LA13,75454%10%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Olivehurst, CA13,75526%47%
Gardendale, AL13,75043%14%
Princeton Meadows, NJ13,75875%51%
Circleville, OH13,76170%42%
Lyndhurst, OH13,73680%63%
Baker, LA13,75454%10%
Source: The Baker, LA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.