Baker El School

108 West Ward Ave, Altoona, PA 16602
(814) 946-8388
7

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-6 333 students 18 students/teacher (PA avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

87%
81%
80%
85%
74%
74%

Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA)

In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2012
  • Altoona Area School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

74%
83%
83%
76%
72%
72%
89%
85%
82%

Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA)

In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2012
  • Altoona Area School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

74%
72%
73%
77%
62%
65%
97%
63%
64%

Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA)

In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2012
  • Altoona Area School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

86%
85%
77%
74%
75%
69%

Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA)

In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2012
  • Altoona Area School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Baker El School is a public middle school in Altoona. The principal of Baker El School is Mr Patrick Labriola. 333 students go to Baker El School and identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 42% of the 333 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Baker El School is 18:1. Kimmel Alternative School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 89% 91%
Black, non-Hispanic 8% 7%
Hispanic 2% 1%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.6% 0%
Asian 0.6% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 42% 59%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (9 years ago)

    This school is very involved in its students. It is a great place in which to send your children i know thoroughout their years there my children enjoyed their education at baker elementary.

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