Hammett Bowen Junior Elementary School

Hammett Bowen Junior Elementary School serves 817 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Hammett Bowen Junior Elementary School operates within the Marion School District.

Overview

The student population of 817 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 817 students
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 56 teachers
Students by Grade Hammett Bowen Junior Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.67 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 15:1 15:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
3%
2%
Hispanic
22%
28%
Black
14%
23%
White
51%
43%
All Ethnic Groups Hammett Bowen Junior Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Hammett Bowen Junior Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.67 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.
52%
49%
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.
14%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 48,351 students has grown by 13% over five years.
School District Name Marion School District
Number of Schools
Managed
64
23
Number of Students Managed 48,351 9,989
Marion School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $415 MM $138 MM
Marion School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $434 MM $159 MM
Marion School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,730 $13,793
Marion School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,182 $15,882
Marion School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Shady Hill Elementary School (4.6 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 | 1051 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • OcalaShady Hill Elementary School
    5959 South Magnolia Ave
    OcalaFL 34471
    (352)291-4085
    4.6 mi | 636 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • OcalaSaddlewood Elementary School
    3700 Sw 43rd Court
    OcalaFL 34474
    (352)291-4075
    4.7 mi | 754 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • OcalaMarion Oaks Elementary School
    280 Marion Oaks Trail
    OcalaFL 34473
    (352)291-7975
    4.7 mi | 763 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • OcalaSunrise Elementary School
    375 Marion Oaks Course
    OcalaFL 34473
    (352)671-6200
    5.5 mi | 672 students | Gr. KG-4                      

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Ocala, FL public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.55, which is higher than the Florida average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Ocala is Greenway Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Florida or national school diversity statistics.