Baker Elementary opens to students at 8:00 a.m. Please do not drop off your children before 8:00 a.m. as there will be no one to supervise their activity. Formal instruction begins at 8:40 a.m. and concludes at 3:20 p.m. 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 a.m. A secretary is on duty at 8:00 a.m. 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.
A = 100%-90%
B = 89%-80%
C = 79%-70%
D = 69%-60%
F = 59% and below
93%-100% O = Outstanding
75%-92% S = Satisfactory
65%-74% NI = Needs Improvement
64% and below - U - Unsatisfactory
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.