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About This School

Baker Elementary School is a public elementary school in San Diego. The principal of Baker Elementary School is Armando Farias, who can be contacted at afarias@sandi.net. 406 children attend Baker Elementary School and identify as Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Multiracial. 71% of the Baker Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 96% of the 406 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Baker Elementary School is 15:1. Gretel's Cottage Preschool is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 87% 44%
Black, non-Hispanic 11% 13%
Multiracial 1.0% %
Asian 1.0% 9%
Pacific Islander 0.6% 1%
White, non-Hispanic 0.5% 25%
Filipino 0.4% 7%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.5%
Unspecified 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 129055%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 96% 63%
Limited English proficiency 71% 29%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (7 months ago)

    Coming from national city schools i did not know much about schools in san diego. Baker is the best. My dauhhter went from k-5 and now my son is in first grade. I love the teachers. Sad to see some have left baker. My kids love the teachers and they are very active in school. Baker is a great choice.

  • (8 years ago)

    Baker has a great principal that is committed to making Baker one of the better elementary schools in our community. The teachers at Baker are awesome and they are really helping the kids to learn. I only wish that there was more parent involvement I truly believe that is the key to any school's success. Karen Strickland Parent of a Baker student

  • (9 years ago)

    Baker has traditionally had a good group of energetic and dedicated teachers. My children learn a lot at Baker. I am very disappointed with current administration. I feel that this school's administration is not doing enough to invite open parent involvement and does not consider parent concerns. The difference in Baker this year has been appalling.

  • (11 years ago)

    There are some dedicated and very well informed teachers but you must request the ones you wish for your child. The biliteracy program is both balanced and directed in literacy but lacks science history and any math enrichment. Office and support staff are excellent but are changing this year. Scores overall are currently low but the commitment to change is real. Problems include low attendance marginal parent support and confusion within the district itself. Student #s are low with some classes as low as 11 in primary grades.

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