Baker Elementary School is part of the Mathews Local School District located in Vienna and Fowler, Ohio townships. Vienna is approximately 8 miles north of Youngstown, Ohio and 8 miles east of Warren, Ohio. Baker houses students in grades 3-6.
Baker Elementary encourages independent, responsible, young learners through relevant, challenging and flexible learning experiences. The goal is to provide the best possible educational opportunities and guidance for its students to attain the highest of which they are capable. The staff dedicates themselves to structuring activities which will foster our goal.
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All current 6th grade students entering 7th grade for the 2017-2018 school year must have either a Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria and acellular pertussis), or a Td (Tetanus, diphtheria) booster shot. This requirement has been effective since the 2010-2011 school year. In addition, new during the 2016-2017 school year was the Ohio Department of Health requirement to have all 7th and 12th grade students vaccinated against meningococcal disease. The school must have documentation of these 2 immunizations by August 2017. Failure to provide proof of these state mandated shots is cause for exclusion from school. If you have any questions concerning these requirements please contact our school nurse, Mrs. Guarnieri at Jodi.Guarnieri@mathewslocal.org.
Baker Elementary opens to students at 8:00 am. Please do not drop off your children before 8:00 am as there will be no one to supervise their activity. Formal instruction begins at 8:40 am and concludes at 3:20 pm. Any student being picked up at the end of the day must be signed out in the office.
During regular school hours all visitors must use the front entrance and sign in at the main office. All other doors are locked for safety. A visitor's button must be worn by anyone proceeding to any part of the building other than the main office.
On the day a student is to be absent, parents, legal guardian or other responsible person is to notify the school by 10:00 am. A secretary is on duty at 8:00 am to answer calls. Students must still bring in a written excuse upon returning to school.
In the event that weather conditions necessitate the closing of school, information will be announced on the following radio and television stations: WBBW, WRRO, WKBN, WFMJ, WNIO, WHOT, Channels 21, 27 and 33. School closings will be announced between 6:00 am and 7:00 am.
The following grade scale will be used to determine grades.
To be eligible for Academic Recognition a student must receive all A's, B's, S's, and O's for the yearly average. An Academic Recognition Certificate will be given on the last day of school.
**Additional information can be found in the Parent-Student Handbook available at the school.