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East Baton Rouge Parish School System Reviews

Updated May 28, 2017
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East Baton Rouge Parish School System Superintendent Dr. Bernard Taylor, Jr
Dr. Bernard Taylor, Jr
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  1. "Teacher"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at East Baton Rouge Parish School System full-time

    Pros

    Excellent coworkers. Great professional development. 21st century technology district.

    Cons

    Class size can be overwhelming at some sites.


  2. "Great System"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at East Baton Rouge Parish School System full-time

    Pros

    Works well collaboratively, and supports all staff members.

    Cons

    Elevation within administrative positions is difficult due to so many qualified applicants.

  3. "A Learning Experience"

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    Former Employee - Teacher, Elementary School
    Former Employee - Teacher, Elementary School
    Recommends

    I worked at East Baton Rouge Parish School System full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - For the most part you will work with a good, friendly staff. Higher ups are willing to give advice and work with new teachers.

    Cons

    - Not a lot of resources are given to the school. Would be nice to have more technology for the kids to work with.


  4. "EBR"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at East Baton Rouge Parish School System full-time

    Pros

    coworkers are great
    fun place to work -
    good pay - when you reach the right level and place - just depends

    Cons

    large system - easily lost or caught up in it
    overwhelming at times but sometime provides great opportunities
    it was ok

    Advice to Management

    Keep trying to find the best people for the right jobs. There are not always where you think they are sop keep looking.


  5. "a lot of heavy lifting by only a few"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Superintendent in Nashville, TN
    Former Employee - Assistant Superintendent in Nashville, TN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at East Baton Rouge Parish School System full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    opportunity to work with children and families was great

    Cons

    culture and values surrounding poor blacks and minorities was hoorible


  6. "Classroom Teacher"

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    Current Employee - Teacher, Secondary School in Baton Rouge, LA
    Current Employee - Teacher, Secondary School in Baton Rouge, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at East Baton Rouge Parish School System full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The District has excellent pay and benefits

    Cons

    Classroom environment is becoming more stressful.

    Advice to Management

    More intervention


  7. "Would recommend to a friend!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at East Baton Rouge Parish School System part-time

    Pros

    Great faculty to work with.

    Cons

    Not enough faculty (teachers) for the amount of students at my school.

    Advice to Management

    Continue hiring people like Mrs. Patrice Hudson. She was the principal at the elementary school I worked and she is one of the most kind-hearted and transparent people that I've had the pleasure of working for. Thank you, Mrs. Hudson!

  8. "okay job"

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    Current Employee - Public Relations Specialist in Baton Rouge, LA
    Current Employee - Public Relations Specialist in Baton Rouge, LA
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at East Baton Rouge Parish School System (Less than a year)

    Pros

    easy job, laid back, good hours,

    Cons

    everything is old and outdated. all the employees are old and not willing to change how things have been done since 1963.


  9. "Working in EBR is good"

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    Current Employee - Teacher in Baton Rouge, LA
    Current Employee - Teacher in Baton Rouge, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at East Baton Rouge Parish School System full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good salary. There are many people in Baton Rouge that are very supportive of the schools. Many wonderful coworkers. Staff at my school are cohesive.

    Cons

    There are very few opportunities for advancement that are advertised. Many people in the upper ranks all seem to know one another as if they belong to some sort of club.

    Advice to Management

    Advertise opportunities for advancement. Listen to employees at the classroom level.


  10. "Teaching in EBR public schools"

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    Former Employee - Teacher in Baton Rouge, LA
    Former Employee - Teacher in Baton Rouge, LA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at East Baton Rouge Parish School System full-time

    Pros

    Competitive salaries, good benefits, health care, pension, etc.

    Cons

    Terrible working conditions, weak leadership

    Advice to Management

    ???


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