Hammett Bowen Junior Elementary School

Hammett Bowen Junior Elementary School serves 744 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 58%.
Hammett Bowen Junior Elementary School operates within the Marion School District.

Overview

The student population of 744 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 744 students
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Asian
3%
3%
Hispanic
23%
28%
Black
13%
23%
White
53%
42%
Two or more races
8%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.65 0.45
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.
53%
51%
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.
11%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 48,056 students has grown by 12% over five years.
School District Name Marion School District
Number of Schools
Managed
65
22
Number of Students Managed 48,056 9,797
District Total Revenue $415 MM $138 MM
District Spending $434 MM $159 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,730 $13,793
District Spending / Student $10,182 $15,882
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • OcalaLiberty Middle School
    4773 Sw 95th St
    OcalaFL 34476
    (352)291-7930
    0.3 mi | 1113 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • OcalaMarion Oaks Elementary School
    280 Marion Oaks Trl
    OcalaFL 34473
    (352)291-7975
    3.5 mi | 764 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • OcalaShady Hill Elementary School
    5959 South Magnolia Ave
    OcalaFL 34471
    (352)291-4085
    4.6 mi | 622 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • OcalaSaddlewood Elementary School
    3700 Sw 43rd Ct
    OcalaFL 34474
    (352)291-4075
    4.7 mi | 777 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • OcalaSunrise Elementary School
    375 Marion Oaks Crse
    OcalaFL 34473
    (352)671-6200
    5.5 mi | 732 students | Gr. PK-4                      

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