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Baker Information Night

Watch the 2021-22 Baker Information Night recording to learn more about Baker Middle School. This recording includes introductions from school leaders and staff, academics, our school culture, athletics, unique programs we offer, and information about the choice enrollment process.

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Enroll in your neighborhood school anytime during the school year.

Enroll A New Student Online

Choice Enrollment for Grades 1-12

Apply to attend a school other than your neighborhood school for the 2022-2023 school year. The application window open October 25, 2021 and close January 21, 2022.

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Why Baker

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Baker Middle School believes in empowered learning opportunities for all stakeholders. They utilize inclusive practices and opportunities that stretch students and help them recognize their fullest potential. Progressive teachings strategies meet students where they all while helping them to advance through rigorous instruction. Staff use data to drive decisions while committing to knowing each student as an individual.

Baker is an integral part of the Southside Tacoma community, doors are open beyond school hours with opportunities for enrichment, support and collaboration beyond the traditional school day.

Choice Enrollment 2022-2023 School Year

We recommend families start by checking out their neighborhood school. If your neighborhood school isn't the best fit, you can apply to attend another school in Tacoma Public Schools through our choice enrollment process. 

Choice applications for grades 1-12 are due by January 21, 2022. 

Choice Application

New Student Enrollment

Families new to Tacoma Public Schools need to complete an online enrollment packet.

Enrollment for the 2022-2023 school year will open in November.

New Student Application

Programs at Baker