Baker School District 5J

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Baker School District is made up of four elementary schools, one middle school, one high school, and one innovative high school. These schools serve a population of approximately 1700 students.  In addition to these schools, Baker School District 5J sponsors two charter schools:  Baker Web Academy, and Baker Early College. These two schools offer online education combined with teacher relationships. Baker School District recently launched Baker Technical Institute, a Career and Technical program which partners with regional employers and industry experts to provide an innovative education in hands-on fields. 

Baker Middle School, Brooklyn Primary School, and South Baker Intermediate School are located in Baker City proper, while two of the district's smaller elementary schools, Keating Elementary and Haines Elementary, are located outside of Baker City.   

Baker is a city with a population of just under 10,000 and is located about 300 miles east of Portland, Oregon, and about 120 miles northwest of Boise, Idaho, along the historic Oregon Trail. The city was established in 1874, sits at an elevation of 3,471 feet, and has an average annual precipitation of 10.63 inches. Historic Baker City is located in Baker County; the Baker School District is the largest of three rural school districts in the County.


Check out the Living in Baker City Video to learn more about our community.