Amidon Bowen Elementary School

  • Amidon Bowen Elementary School serves 345 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the DC average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 91%.
  • Amidon Bowen Elementary School operates within the District Of Columbia School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 345 students has grown by 33% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 35% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 345 students
Amidon Bowen  Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Amidon Bowen  Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Amidon Bowen  Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2015)
Students by Grade Amidon Bowen  Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.21 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 13:1 13:1
Amidon Bowen  Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
1%
1%
Amidon Bowen  Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
5%
14%
Amidon Bowen  Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
89%
68%
Amidon Bowen  Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
3%
9%
Amidon Bowen  Elementary School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Amidon Bowen  Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Amidon Bowen  Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2014-2015)
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.
0.21 0.24
Amidon Bowen  Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
100%
86%
Amidon Bowen  Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2015)
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
2%
Amidon Bowen  Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2011)

District Comparison

  • District Of Columbia School District's student population of 47,895 students has grown by 7% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $29,866 is higher than the state average of $21,226. The district revenue/student has grown by 65% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $30,944 is higher than the state average of $20,416. The district spending/student has grown by 70% over four years.
School District Name District Of Columbia School District
Number of Schools
Managed
118
1
Number of Students Managed 47,895 358
 Of Columbia School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $1,342 MM $8 MM
 Of Columbia School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $1,391 MM $7 MM
 Of Columbia School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $29,866 $21,226
 Of Columbia School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $30,944 $20,416
 Of Columbia School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

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