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Acworth, GA
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2361 Baker Rd NW
Acworth, GA 30101

(770) 975-6629
(770) 975-6631
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May 12, 2015
We will be leaving after 1 year of kindergarten. There have been 2 incidents now that have lead to a school change after just one year. 1st - One day my daughter did not hear the teacher call the students in from recess, so in order to teach her a lesson about listening, she was intentionally left on the playground while the rest of the class went back in the building. Their defense for this was that other classes were still outside, as if that makes it ok? She is in kindergarten for goodness sake. My daughter was so afraid of being abandoned after that that she didn't want to go to school out of fear of being left again. Prior to that episode she was always happy to go to school. The second incident came today, when the teacher told the students they could not get out of their seats for any reason. A boy in the class asked to go to the bathroom and was denied. My daughter also had to go to the bathroom, but couldn't hold it so she wet herself in class and was then sent to the clinic for a change of close. I received no notice or explanation from the school beyond a 'clinic visit notice'. I am appalled by this treatment. This humiliation did not need to occur.

- submitted by a parent

April 09, 2015
This by far the worse school imaginable. Kids are mistreated and abused. Do not send your child here unless you want to punish them.

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March 07, 2014
This school has a great program for "gifted" children as well as a great "special ed" program. I love the principal because she is very involved and it is obvious that she genuinely cares for the students and the school. I love the art and music programs. They did just change art teachers so I don't really know how the new one is but I am sure they wouldn't have hired her if she didn't provide a quality art program. The previous art teacher was offered a better position some where else and my daughter and I were very that disappointed to hear she was leaving! Over all I think this is one of the best elementary school in Cobb County!

- submitted by a parent

August 23, 2013
I have three children who are attending Baker Elementary and I must say that they LOVE IT! Everyday they have come home raving about the teachers and what they are learning. I have 1 in second grade and 2 in first grade and all of the teachers have been very informative in keeping parents up to date on everything that they are doing. I received paperwork from each teach about ways to help the kids with their homework the way that they are teaching it to them in class. I can't wait to see what the rest of the schoolyear has instore.

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August 20, 2013
My daughter is in the 1st grade and is thrilled to go in each morning. In the afternoon she is just as thrilled of what she had learned. Exceptional teachers, staff, and parent involvement in this school puts a smile on my face.

- submitted by a parent

May 16, 2013
We love the school, administrative staff and teachers. They are very accessible and always willing give a hand. Our daughter is leaving now to go to middle school and we will really miss Baker.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
September 28, 2010
Great teachers and parents! My kids really love to go there

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August 31, 2010
We have had children in this for 5 years now and have 5 more years to go and we absolutely love this school. The teachers are great and the administration is on top of everything going on in the school. They are very approachable when there is a problem.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
September 08, 2009
Great school! My child looks forward to school everyday since kindergaten. Now in 4th grade.

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April 14, 2009
I have two children who are students at Baker ES (1st & 3rd grades) and they are shining! The school offers a warm and friendly environment, with awesome teachers. We have loved participating in extracurricular activities (like Science Fair, Family Fun events, Book Fairs, etc.) and we look foward to our children getting involved in more! It seems that diversity is embraced and children of all races are able to receive a great experience. The principal, administration, and teachers have done a great job building a positive school culture at Baker ES. I hope the local Middle School is on point as well!

- submitted by a parent

July 12, 2008
I have been very impressed by this school. My child entered Kindergarten last year and will be entering First Grade there this year. Although by the end of the year he was to the point of hating school, it was because he wasn't acclimated to the conformity of being in school yet. The Kindergarten teacher was understanding of his situation and worked with him throughout the year to acclimate him to being in school. He looks forward to going back there for First Grade Next year. The only criticism I can offer is that the administration is lacking in compassion and speaks to adults like they are children, however, having grown up with a teacher/principal as my mother, I understand that they are used to dealing with children and it is unitentional. I am pleased with this school overall.

- submitted by a parent

May 29, 2008
This is a great school. My daugther has learned alot this year. Her fourth grade teacher, Ms. C is such a great teacher. She really loves the kids and gets them to try thier very best in class. The school had feild day this yr, which was awesome for the kids. I hope they continue feild day for now on. I will defiently recommend this elementary school to anyone.

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January 05, 2008
My daughter has attended Baker since kindergarten and is now in 5th grade. I have been very impressed with the teachers in every grade, she has become an avid reader and is well above grade level in reading, math, science and social studies. The teachers are enthusiastic and responsive to parents. We've seen 3 very different pricipals in the last 6 years, there have been some adjustments with each one but overall I have been pleased with the administration.

- submitted by a parent

October 03, 2007
Let me just say I love baker! I am a parent and teacher at Baker w(just got there this year - Aug. 2007) I actually live in a different school district, but brought my children with me to Baker because of what I see in the teachers and leadership. I see Baker from the inside and outside and it is an awesome school! The teachers have lots of experience and are very attentive to students, making sure they are challenged and progressing well. No child seems to be slipping through the cracks because whether the student needs to be helped or challenged, the student's needs are met. That is a rare find. The principal is also very attentive and knows well what is going on in the classrooms. I am very happy with my twins' 2nd grade experience with Ms. P and Ms. C. I highly reccommend Baker!

- submitted by a parent

June 27, 2007
My daughter was a third grade student at Baker this year and I cannot say enough about her teacher. The interesting fact about the teacher is that he was a male and I believe the only male third grade teacher. She was very apprehensive about the situation going in, but the progress she made this year in the classroom was remarkable. I only hope that at her next school (we are moving) she finds a teacher who is as interested in the educational well being of her as much as Mr. M was!

- submitted by a teacher

June 22, 2007
I have just relocated from Florida, and I am very pleased with the way my daughter's first grade teacher(Ms Kennebrew) worked extremely hard with the kids to bring out the best in each one of them. In addition, I love the way they are helping the kids by being better readers, by making them read 22 books in a month. I now myself use the same format and enjoyed buying books to read. I will definitely recommend Baker Elementary to other parents.

- submitted by a parent

May 14, 2007
My son is in the 1st grade and I am not pleased with this school. We will me moving to a better school district. This school doesn't even offer field day, jump rope for heart, or any really good activities.

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September 12, 2005
We have 4 children in our family. Our children were at Baker Elem. from 1996-2004. Because of Baker Elem. teachers, all of my children love to read and excell in math. We moved to Tennesse in 2004. During the first year(in TN) my children were way ahead and recieved straight A's and were not challenged at all. We had quite a year of adjustment. Baker Elem. encouraged all children to strive to meet high standards in academics and creative thinking. Teachers and parents at Baker focused on building self-estem and helping others. The Quest (Science)Lab offered in 3rd grade was excellent. Also, Target(gifted program)benefited my children as well.

- submitted by a parent

May 05, 2005
My daughter attended this school from K to 5th grade. The quality of education in this school has changed and should be reevaluated by the school board. Stay in-tuned to what your child is learning and stay involved with his/her activities on a daily basis!! My daughter did not receive the education she deserved in the 5th grade at this school.

- submitted by a parent

January 19, 2004
Baker Elementary is a wonderful school where the children are put first. The teachers truly care about their students. If a child is behind or has a problem, the administration and staff work extra hard to make sure that child works on grade level. Baker's tests scores are great and the effort shows in all the children do and the smiles on their faces each day.

- submitted by a parent

December 22, 2003
My child attended this school from 1-3 grade and had a great educational foundation. There is a new principal this year so I cannot rate that category but your child will have a good education at this school.

- submitted by a parent

September 18, 2003
We have just relocated from Florida and have 3 children here I have had nothing but great support from all the teachers and staff and think that the children will do great here due to the teachers being so great!

- submitted by a parent

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Baker Elementary School
2361 Baker Rd NW, Acworth, GA  30101
(770) 975-6629
Last modified Baker Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Baker Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 27 reviews. Top