Amidon Bowen Elementary School

Amidon Bowen Elementary School serves 293 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the DC average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 93%.
Amidon Bowen Elementary School operates within the Of Columbia School District.

Overview

The student population of 293 students has grown by 21% over five years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 600% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 293 students
Amidon Bowen  Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Amidon Bowen  Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Amidon Bowen  Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 13:1
Amidon Bowen  Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
1%
Amidon Bowen  Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
5%
13%
Amidon Bowen  Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
92%
77%
Amidon Bowen  Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
2%
7%
Amidon Bowen  Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Amidon Bowen  Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown DC 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.
0.15 0.24
Amidon Bowen  Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
73%
58%
Amidon Bowen  Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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
4%
Amidon Bowen  Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 56,422 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $18,069 is less than the state average of $19,010. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $18,167 is higher than the state average of $15,913. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Of Columbia School District
Number of Schools
Managed
133
1
Number of Students Managed 56,422 354
 Of Columbia School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $801 MM $6 MM
 Of Columbia School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $805 MM $5 MM
 Of Columbia School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $18,069 $19,010
 Of Columbia School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $18,167 $15,913
 Of Columbia School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Hospitality Pcs High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jefferson Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Appletree Early Learning Center Pcs Riverside (0 miles away)
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  • WashingtonAppletree Early Learning Center Pcs Riverside
    Charter School
    680 I St Sw
    WashingtonDC 20024
    (202)646-0500
    Charter School

    0 mi | Gr. PK | 40 students                      
  • WashingtonAppletree Early Learning Center Pcs Columbia Heigh
    Charter School
    2750 14th St Nw
    WashingtonDC 20009
    (202)667-9490
    Charter School

    0.2 mi | Gr. PK | 161 students                      
  • WashingtonJefferson Middle School
    1 Negative Reviews
    801 7th St Sw
    WashingtonDC 20024
    (202)729-3270
    0.2 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 279 students                      
  • WashingtonJefferson Middle School 6th Grade Academy
    801 7th St Sw
    WashingtonDC 20024
    (202)729-3270
    0.3 mi | Gr. 6 | 90 students                      
  • WashingtonEagle Academy Pcs New Jersey Avenue Campus
    Charter School
    1017 New Jersey Ave Se
    WashingtonDC 20003
    (202)459-6825
    Charter School

    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-1 | 125 students                      

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