Alton Bowen Elementary School

  • Alton Bowen Elementary School serves 458 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 75% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 68% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher 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%.

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School Overview

  • Alton Bowen Elementary School's student population of 458 students has grown by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students458 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Alton Bowen Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alton Bowen Elementary School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#3722 out of 7,879 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
31%
52%
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Black
19%
13%
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White
45%
28%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Alton Bowen Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.670.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBryan Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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