Amidon Bowen Elementary School

Amidon Bowen Elementary School serves 342 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the DC average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 91%.
Amidon Bowen Elementary School operates within the Of Columbia School District.

School Overview

The student population of 342 students has grown by 27% over five years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 342 students
Amidon Bowen  Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Amidon Bowen  Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Amidon Bowen  Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Amidon Bowen  Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 13:1
Amidon Bowen  Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2014)
Asian
1%
1%
Amidon Bowen  Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
5%
14%
Amidon Bowen  Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
91%
74%
Amidon Bowen  Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
3%
9%
Amidon Bowen  Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.17 0.25
Amidon Bowen  Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
99%
97%
Amidon Bowen  Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
2%
Amidon Bowen  Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2011)

District Comparison

Of Columbia School District's student population of 44,942 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $27,263 is higher than the state average of $19,103. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $29,409 is higher than the state average of $17,991. The district spending/student has grown by 10% over four years.
School District Name Of Columbia School District
Number of Schools
Managed
129
1
Number of Students Managed 44,942 373
 Of Columbia School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $1,196 MM $6 MM
 Of Columbia School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $1,290 MM $6 MM
 Of Columbia School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $27,263 $19,103
 Of Columbia School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $29,409 $17,991
 Of Columbia School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Hospitality Pcs High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jefferson Middle School Academy (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Appletree Early Learning Center Pcs Southwest Amid (0 miles away)
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