Alton Bowen Elementary School

3870 Copperfield Dr
Bryan, TX 77802
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Alton Bowen Elementary School serves 395 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Alton Bowen Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Alton Bowen Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

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School Overview

Alton Bowen Elementary School's student population of 395 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
395 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Alton Bowen Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Alton Bowen Elementary School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#3185 out of 8043 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
33%
52%
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Black
16%
13%
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White
45%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Students: 395 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.67 (Top 20%)

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