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Mobile, AL
Students enrolled: 2,321

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8901 Airport Blvd
Mobile, AL 36608

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(251) 221-3000
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October 26, 2014
Poorly ran school! I'm a parent, and I'm not impressed. I went to this school and it has changed! The staff is rude, and the environment is horrible. I do not recommend Baker High School.

- submitted by a parent
October 08, 2014
This is a school is putrid. A good friend of mine has several accounts of unbridled fighting and widespread instability at this so so called educational facility. Outsiders have been known to breach security and threaten students (an incident a pal of mine who attends Baker saw an outsider who had harassed him for weeks ally himself with a boy who attempted to instigate a fight with my friend weeks prior). I urge the administrators at Baker to maintain a tighter ship otherwise "Welcome to the Jungle" by Guns and Roses will become the optimal anthem for this school.

- submitted by a community member
September 27, 2014
My son and daughter attend this school and I would have to say this school is poorly ran. If you have problems and bring it to the administers attention all they care about is if your from around here and who you are related to. This school covers up lots of fights and police are always at this school. If we could move to another community I would move FAST !!! If your moving here and your in the Military this town isn't a friendly town for outsiders. I have friend in all branches and they also are having the same problem with their child being bullied " BECAUSE WE DON'T BELONG HERE" and " WE NEED TO GO BACK WERE WE CAME FROM" thats what my kids and other Military children get all the time and administers do nothing. Some move their children into private schools others homeschool. Don't be fooled by this 7 . Its very misleading .

- submitted by a parent
August 07, 2014
My son is a sophomore at Baker this year and we love it! Even though there are a lot of students the teachers and staff build great relationships with students. The campus is kept clean and is safe. Any normal high school issues that arise are dealt with promptly. I do wish counselors offered more college/career planning.

- submitted by a parent
October 06, 2013
My daughter is a freshman at Baker this year, 2013-2014. So far, she is enjoying high school a lot. She said that she is learning a lot and it is harder than middle school, as far as homework load, etc. She is in Advanced placement classes and likes all of her teachers a lot. Hope that this continues!!! We haven't been there long enough to suggest any improvements.

- submitted by a parent
June 13, 2013
This school is terrible. It is not a safe place for kids to learn. There's a fight or incident nearly every day. The police are always at this school for some violent incident. How they manage to keep it out of the media is beyond me. The principal is a bully. If I could afford to send my son to private school, believe me, I would.

- submitted by a parent
May 25, 2012
Baker is a good school when you compare it to other Mobile public schools, but it is the least secure school I have ever been to or worked at. Anyone can walk in or out when they please, carrying anything they please. The school population (2700+) is too large for the administration to keep track of anyone, so the number of incidents is rapidly growing (just watch the news and see). The counselors and principal will do anything to let anyone graduate - even students who come to school a few days a semester. They will do anything to make their graduation rate look good, and the students know it and take advantage. Do yourself a favor and send your kids to private school or move to another district. Baker cannot guarantee their safety or that they will actually earn their diploma.

- submitted by a teacher
March 29, 2012
This is a poorly run school. Also the amount of incidents this school has that go unreported is appalling. The police are at this school almost everyday for various reasons. The staff seem to have no control over the students and do not seem to care. There is an obvious lack of leadership and direction. My student will not be returning after this school year. Also just so no one gets the wrong idea, my child has not been involved in any incidents this is merely an observation from myself spending a fair amount of time at this school.

- submitted by a parent
March 13, 2012
Great school prepared me for many thing to continue my career the next level was a cake walk because of baker high

- submitted by a student
April 26, 2010
A public school, with private school standards that prepares its students to be sucessful at the next level and in life.

- submitted by a parent
February 05, 2010
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- submitted by a student
September 16, 2009
Baker High is a wonderful school with excellent teachers. It prepared me very well for college and the real world.

- submitted by a community member
September 10, 2008
I'm a current Baker Student and now a senior (class 09').My high school years have been the best time of my life and i'm happy that the students have a low tolerance for bulling aka lack of a life. My time spent here has made me what i am today and has pushed me to live my dream as a health care provider(as well as giving me that chance).No,this school is not racist and anyone who thinks so is sadly mistaken.If you are a parent looking at this school to send your child to I as a student would recomend Baker. We have high test scores and recive millions of dollers for college.

- submitted by a student
May 13, 2008
Baker High School has a great honors program and many electives to choose from. However, the staff are lax in the enforcement of school polices and rules. There are so many students, the teachers only remember a student for a semester before having to learn the names and faces of new students. the school is very large and easy to get lost in.

- submitted by a student
January 18, 2008
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- submitted by a student
January 09, 2008
I have been very disappointed in Baker High School. I feel they have let my children down. They do not have any concerns for the safety of their students. I have withdrawn both my daughters from Baker.

- submitted by a parent
January 08, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
no rating November 26, 2007
Baker is a very good high school it is very strict about discipline ****

- submitted by a student
July 31, 2007
I graduated from Baker High School in 2003. My brother now attends and he is a junior this year. Our uncle became the principal in 2004. I loved the education that I received at Baker. When I got to college, I was always one step ahead of my classmates. Thanks Mrs. Perry, Mr. Shelton, Mr. Butler, Mr. Willmann, Mrs. Fredella, Mrs. Mullin, Ms. Alexander, and all the rest. You are truly amazing and have inspired me to become a teacher. I graduate in December and will teach elementary students. Thanks for everything!

- submitted by a former student
no rating July 09, 2007
My two children received a great education at Baker. As always, the student has to want to learn as much as the teacher wants to teach. I highly recommend Baker High School.

- submitted by a parent
September 19, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
February 09, 2006
Baker was the best of the 5 Mobile High Schools I substituted at. The facilities, teachers & students are the greatest!

- submitted by a teacher
August 23, 2005
As a former student at Baker who is now a parent, I would highly recommend this school to anyone. You won't find better academics in the county, and the teachers really care about their syudents, and want to see them succeed.

- submitted by a former student
August 18, 2005
Hello, i just recently graduated from Baker high school in 2005. I loved it! Im a African American so the school is not racist some people are just dumb. I moved to California to go to college and I really agree that Baker is way more advanced than a lot of other high schools in other places.I miss the teachers a lot especailly my senior teachers u know who u are! Sheliece

- submitted by a former student
July 11, 2005
Baker High school is one of the best high schools in Alabama. I recently graduated from BHS, and would like to applaud the school for the education I received. BHS consistently attains high grades on standardized tests and grad exams. Overall, this year's senior class earned one-third of the scholarships given out to Mobile county student. The clubs available are also a great aspect of the school, especially the band program. It always received superior ratings at competitions, and this past year received a great honor. Baker band was selected to march first in the macy's thanksgiving Day Parade! Over all, I would reccomend Baker high school for a quality education, and a great experience.

- submitted by a former student
April 27, 2005
Baker is a very cool school.

- submitted by a parent
November 12, 2004
I was an exchange student at Baker High School last year, and I did like Baker High school a lot! It was easy for me to find new friends who accept you for who you are and what you think! I took drama classes and they have been great! The school spirit was something what I was impressed about the most! Even though the football team is not the best, it was still fun to watch the games. The teachers helped me with english so I think Baker High school is a good school!

- submitted by a student
November 09, 2004
I am a parent of a Baker High School student who is in the band and I highly recommend this school and it's band program. It is very likely the best program in the state of Alabama. The band director is highly motivated and continues to lead the band to victory in every competition. In addition, Baker Band will be the first band in line to march in the 2004 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. As far as academics are concerned, Baker students have earned excellent test scores and are provided a challenging curriculum and top notch teachers. We were a military family that transferred in to Mobile County and we specifically chose Baker because of it's outstanding academic record. Baker HS is also a racially diverse school with students who accept others and their differences with open arms. I highly recommend this school!!

- submitted by a parent
November 07, 2004
Baker is a excellent school to attend as a former student i enjoyed every aspect of the school. To imply that it is a racist is school is wrong. The fact is the people who live in that school district are prodominantly one race doesnt make the school racist

- submitted by a former student
October 01, 2004
I'm a student at Baker High School, and I feel like it is to racist. They need to mix all Mobile County Public Schools, because to many schools are dominated by one race. I think if they would let the band pick its music, we would have more fun. I recommend anyone who read this to send their children to another school. Either Davidson or Murphy High School.

- submitted by a student
June 28, 2004
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- submitted by a parent
February 23, 2004
Baker High School does an awesome job for the cost per student ratio. But, it would be better academically if the high school was on a five or six block schedule instead of four. The attention span of teenagers doesn't last as long as the blocks...the blocks in Public Schools are for the most part longer than most college courses!

- submitted by a teacher

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Baker High School
8901 Airport Blvd, Mobile, AL  36608
(251) 221-3000
Last modified Baker High School is a Public school that serves grades 8-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Baker High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 32 reviews. Top