E K Baker Elementary

Public PK, KG-8

 1044 Co 172 RD
       Athens, TN  37303


(423) 745-2760

District: McMinn County

SchoolDigger Rank:
673rd of 974 Tennessee Elementary Schools

Per Pupil Expenditures:  $9,688 Help

Student/teacher ratio:  15.8
Number of students:  348

Racial breakdown:

White:
83.0%
Hispanic:
8.3%
Two or more races:
7.2%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  71.8%

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We updated the 2020-21 rankings and test scores for this school on Friday, September 10, 2021.


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Compare Details E K Baker Elementary ranks worse than 69.1% of elementary schools in Tennessee. It also ranks 6th among 7 ranked elementary schools in the McMinn County School District. (See more...)
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Compare Details In 2021 the calculated Average Standard Score was 30.25. (See more...)
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Compare Details E K Baker Elementary ranks worse than 63.7% of middle schools in Tennessee. (See more...)
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Compare Details In 2021 the calculated Average Standard Score was 33.9. (See more...)
Student Body
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Compare Details Racial makeup is: White (83%), Hispanic (8.3%), two or more races (7.2%). (See more...)
Teachers
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Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at E K Baker Elementary is 15.8, which is the 3rd best among 7 elementary schools in the McMinn County School District. (See more...)
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Compare Details The average total spent per student at E K Baker Elementary is $9,688, which is the 3rd highest among 7 elementary schools in the McMinn County School District.
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Schooldigger 2021 Rankings:

E K Baker Elementary:

SchoolDigger ranks E K Baker Elementary 673rd of 974 Tennessee public elementary schools. (See E K Baker Elementary in the ranking list.)
SchoolDigger ranks E K Baker Elementary 361st of 567 Tennessee public middle schools. (See E K Baker Elementary in the ranking list.)

McMinn County:

SchoolDigger ranks McMinn County 90th of 140 Tennessee school districts. (See district ranking list.)

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Rank History for E K Baker Elementary

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools TN State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2010 57.50 355th 809 56.1%
2011 36.88 580th 818 29.1%
2012 68.95 260th 820 68.3%
2013 54.81 475th 846 43.9%
2014 57.36 335th 853 60.7%
2015 54.54 412th 855 51.8%
2018 33.24 673rd 997 32.5%
2019 20.68 827th 985 16.0%
2021 30.25 673rd 974 30.9%

Data source: test scores: Tennessee Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

Rank History for E K Baker Elementary

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools TN State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2010 20.46 382nd 435 12.2%
2011 54.56 225th 462 51.3%
2012 60.76 189th 466 59.4%
2013 61.53 202nd 475 57.5%
2014 59.04 194th 485 60.0%
2015 44.47 328th 492 33.3%
2017 44.19 231st 362 36.2%
2018 37.16 375th 563 33.4%
2019 36.43 385th 574 32.9%
2021 33.90 361st 567 36.3%

Data source: test scores: Tennessee Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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by a parent
Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Open Quote My child recently transferred to E.K. Baker Elementary. I am very pleased with the curriculum as well as the teachers. My child loves going to school, and comes home every day telling my husband and I the new things she is learning. Close Quote



Enrollment information for E K Baker Elementary

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1988 278 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a -30 250
1989 296 2 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 298
1990 306 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 307
1991 320 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 321
1992 298 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 299
1993 291 4 1 0 0 n/a n/a 0 296
1994 296 1 1 0 0 n/a n/a 0 298
1995 314 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 315
1996 314 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 315
1997 313 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a -2 311
1998 298 16 3 2 0 n/a n/a 1 320
1999 333 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 334
2000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 369 369
2001 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 288 288
2002 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 296 296
2003 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 296 296
2004 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 282 282
2005 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 276 276
2006 302 2 0 1 0 n/a n/a 0 305
2007 307 3 0 0 3 n/a n/a 0 313
2008 327 6 0 1 2 n/a n/a 0 336
2009 351 7 1 3 6 n/a n/a 0 368
2010 354 6 0 5 1 n/a n/a 0 366
2011 348 7 2 9 1 0 4 0 371
2012 344 11 1 11 4 0 6 0 377
2013 349 4 2 15 0 0 5 0 375
2014 327 3 1 8 0 0 3 0 342
2015 312 3 1 11 0 0 4 0 331
2016 311 8 1 18 0 0 6 0 344
2017 296 8 1 27 0 0 9 0 341
2018 300 3 2 25 0 0 16 0 346
2019 293 6 1 34 1 0 22 0 357
2020 289 5 0 29 0 0 25 0 348

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at E K Baker Elementary

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 250 15.0 16.6 n/a
1989 298 15.0 19.8 n/a
1990 307 15.0 20.4 n/a
1991 321 17.0 18.8 n/a
1992 299 17.0 17.5 n/a
1993 296 17.0 17.4 n/a
1994 298 17.0 17.5 n/a
1995 315 17.0 18.5 n/a
1996 315 17.0 18.5 n/a
1997 311 n/a 0.0 n/a
1998 320 n/a 0.0 n/a
1999 334 n/a 0.0 n/a
2000 369 n/a 0.0 n/a
2001 288 n/a 0.0 n/a
2002 296 n/a n/a n/a
2003 296 n/a n/a n/a
2004 282 n/a n/a n/a
2005 276 n/a n/a n/a
2006 305 20.0 15.3 n/a
2007 313 20.0 15.7 54.6
2008 336 21.0 16.0 57.4
2009 368 22.7 16.2 62
2010 366 23.7 15.4 72.1
2011 371 23.9 15.5 72.8
2012 377 24.0 15.7 68.4
2013 375 24.0 15.6 69.1
2014 342 24.0 14.2 75.4
2015 331 24.0 13.7 74.6
2016 344 22.0 15.6 71.8
2017 341 21.0 16.2 n/a
2018 346 22.0 15.7 n/a
2019 357 21.0 17.0 n/a
2020 348 22.0 15.8 n/a

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

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Student/Teacher Ratio E K Baker Elementary

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 250 15.0 16.6 n/a
1989 298 15.0 19.8 n/a
1990 307 15.0 20.4 n/a
1991 321 17.0 18.8 n/a
1992 299 17.0 17.5 n/a
1993 296 17.0 17.4 n/a
1994 298 17.0 17.5 n/a
1995 315 17.0 18.5 n/a
1996 315 17.0 18.5 n/a
1997 311 n/a 0.0 n/a
1998 320 n/a 0.0 n/a
1999 334 n/a 0.0 n/a
2000 369 n/a 0.0 n/a
2001 288 n/a 0.0 n/a
2002 296 n/a n/a n/a
2003 296 n/a n/a n/a
2004 282 n/a n/a n/a
2005 276 n/a n/a n/a
2006 305 20.0 15.3 n/a
2007 313 20.0 15.7 54.6
2008 336 21.0 16.0 57.4
2009 368 22.7 16.2 62
2010 366 23.7 15.4 72.1
2011 371 23.9 15.5 72.8
2012 377 24.0 15.7 68.4
2013 375 24.0 15.6 69.1
2014 342 24.0 14.2 75.4
2015 331 24.0 13.7 74.6
2016 344 22.0 15.6 71.8
2017 341 21.0 16.2 n/a
2018 346 22.0 15.7 n/a
2019 357 21.0 17.0 n/a
2020 348 22.0 15.8 n/a

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.
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Per Pupil Expenditures for E K Baker Elementary

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YearExpenditures from Federal FundsExpenditures from State and Local FundsTotal Expenditures Per Pupil (All Funds)
2019 $1,101 (11.4%) $7,895 (81.5%) $9,688

Data source: Tennessee Department of Education




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