|C.W. Baker High School
Principal: Kris H. Denton
MISSION STATEMENT: Provide every student with the educational experiences and opportunities that will foster the full development of his or her potential.
VISION STATEMENT: Through a cooperative effort of the total community, we will create an environment which inspires a desire for life-long learning, fosters mutual respect, instills a positive philosophy about the worth of participatory citizenship, and empowers all individuals to reach their full potential.
STUDENT PROFILE:C.W. Baker High School provides educational programming to approximately 1,200 students. Of the ~1,200 students at the high school, ~320 qualify for free or reduced lunch. Ethnic data reveals a population comprised of a majority of white students. Twelve percent of the student population represents students of non-white ethnicities or multi-racial students.
FACULTY: C.W. Baker High School is comprised of approximately 120 professional teaching and teaching assistant staff members, with a student to faculty ratio of approximately 16 to 1.
RECOGNITION(S): BAKER HIGH SCHOOL IDENTIFIED AS NYS RECOGNITION SCHOOL: The New York State Education Department has identified C.W. Baker High School as one of 562 Recognition Schools for 2018-2019. Under New York’s Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Plan, 2018-19 Recognition Schools have high academic achievement. They are among the top schools under ESSA for performance, student growth and/or graduation rate; met or exceeded either the school or state measures of interim progress for English language arts and mathematics, rate of Chronic Absenteeism, and College, Career, and Civic Readiness; and met the federally required 95 percent participation rate in the English language arts and mathematics assessments.
GRADUATION DATA:In 2019, C.W. Baker High School had a total of 406 students in the graduating class. Students graduated with the following diplomas: 100 graduated with a Regents Diploma, 156 graduated with a Regents Diploma with Advanced Designation, 5 graduated with a Regents Diploma with Advanced Designation with Honors, 32 graduated with a Regents Diploma with Advanced Designation with Honors Mastery in Math and Science, 21 graduated with a Regents Diploma with Advanced Designation with Honors Mastery in Science, 36 graduated with a Regents Diploma with Advanced Designation Mastery in Science, 5 graduated with a Regents Diploma with Advanced Designation with CTE Endorsement, 21 graduated with a Regents Diploma with CTE Endorsement, 5 graduated with a Local Diploma with CTE Endorsement, 5 graduated with Career Development & Occupational Studies Credential, and 1 student graduated with a Skills & Acheivement Commencement Credential.