Baker at a Glance


318 students

  • Early Childhood (PreK & JK): 60
  • Primary (K, 1, & 2): 70
  • Intermediate: 98
  • Middle School: 87

Average Class Size

  • Pre-K and JK: 18-20 students
  • Grades K-8: 16-20 students

Average Student-to-Faculty Ratio

  • Pre-K & JK: 6:1
  • Kindergarten-5: 9:1

Faculty and Administration

The Baker faculty is 60 strong, with 35 experienced, lead teachers who have advanced degrees and training, and 25 associate teachers and interns.

Campus & Facilities

Baker Demonstration School is situated on a campus of nearly four acres at Sheridan Road and Maple Avenue in Wilmette, just south of the Baha’i Temple. Baker’s building houses large, bright classrooms; a university-caliber library; a full-size gymnasium and athletic field; a state-of-the-art science lab; a swimming pool; an art studio; a music and drama suite; a 175-seat auditorium; two technology labs; a school garden and composting center; and a cafeteria.


Baker Demonstration School is accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS), and is a member in good standing of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) and the Lake Michigan Association of Independent Schools (LMAIS). The school has full recognition status by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE).

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