Hammett Bowen Junior Elementary School

Hammett Bowen Junior Elementary School serves 760 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the FL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 59%.
Hammett Bowen Junior Elementary School operates within the Marion School District.

School Overview

The student population of 760 students has declined by 15% over five years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 30% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 760 students
Hammett Bowen Junior Elementary School Total Students (2007-2014)
Gender % Hammett Bowen Junior Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Hammett Bowen Junior Elementary School Total Teachers (2007-2014)
Students by Grade Hammett Bowen Junior Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Hammett Bowen Junior Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2007-2014)
Asian
3%
3%
Hammett Bowen Junior Elementary School Asian Students (2007-2014)
Hispanic
25%
30%
Hammett Bowen Junior Elementary School Black Students (2007-2014)
Black
15%
23%
Hammett Bowen Junior Elementary School Black Students (2007-2014)
White
51%
41%
Hammett Bowen Junior Elementary School White Students (2007-2014)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Hammett Bowen Junior Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Hammett Bowen Junior Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown FL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.66 0.46
Hammett Bowen Junior Elementary School Diversity Score (2007-2014)
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.
36%
52%
Hammett Bowen Junior Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2014)
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
6%
Hammett Bowen Junior Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 42,107 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,672 is less than the state average of $11,888. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,262 is less than the state average of $12,571. The district spending/student has grown by 18% over four years.
School District Name Marion School District
Number of Schools
Managed
67
22
Number of Students Managed 42,107 10,137
Marion School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $406 MM $132 MM
Marion School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $431 MM $140 MM
Marion School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,672 $11,888
Marion School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,262 $12,571
Marion School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is West Port High School (5.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Liberty Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Marion Oaks Elementary School (3.5 miles away)
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  • OcalaLiberty Middle School
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    OcalaFL 34476
    (352)291-7930
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  • OcalaMarion Oaks Elementary School
    3.5 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 756 students280 Marion Oaks Trl
    OcalaFL 34473
    (352)291-7975
    3.5PK-5756
  • OcalaShady Hill Elementary School
    4.6 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 612 students5959 South Magnolia Ave
    OcalaFL 34471
    (352)291-4085
    4.6KG-5612
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    4.7 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 868 students3700 Sw 43rd Ct
    OcalaFL 34474
    (352)291-4075
    4.7PK-5868
  • OcalaHorizon Academy At Marion Oaks
    5.5 miles | Grades: 5-8 | 816 students365 Marion Oaks Dr
    OcalaFL 34473
    (352)671-6290
    5.55-8816

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