Grades 6th - 8th District 3 529 Students1215 Benning Drive Columbus, GA 31903
History: Baker High School (Columbus, Georgia) was built in 1943 and named for Newton Diehl Baker, Secretary of War during World War I. Baker High served Columbus and Fort Benning for nearly fifty years, producing graduates who excelled in scholarship, athletics, and the arts. The last class of seniors graduated on June 6, 1991. The Baker name lives on at Baker Middle School a few blocks east on Benning Drive. On May 18, 2013; a historical marker was placed at the site of the former school by the Historic Chattahoochee Commission and the Baker High School Alumni Association. The tradition of striving towards educational excellence and serving the community lives on at Baker Middle School.
We are proud to have Brinique Wright, an 8th grade student who received the REACH (Realizing Educational Achievement Can Happen) scholarship for the 2016-2017 school year. This scholarship includes 10,000 dollars in financial college support, social support through mentorship, academic support, and activities to improve student and parent engagement.
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