Bessie E. Owens Primary
Bessie E. Owens Primary places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:
- Category Attribute
- Percent Eligible For Free Lunch Largest percent of students eligible for free lunch (Top 5%)
- Student Attention Lowest teacher:student ratio (Top 20%)
Bessie E. Owens Primary's student population of 696 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
|School Type||Magnet School|
|Grades Offered||Grades Kindergarten-3|
|Total Students||696 students|
|Total Classroom Teachers||38 teachers|
|Students by Grade|
Bessie E. Owens Primary is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Bessie E. Owens Primary is 0.33, which is less 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||This School||State Level (CA)|
Overall Testing Rank
|#4769 out of 9602 schools|
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
|Student : Teacher Ratio||18:1||23:1|
|Two or more races|
|All Ethnic Groups|
|Eligible for Free Lunch|
|Eligible for Reduced Lunch|
|School Statewide Testing||View Education Department Test Scores|
|School District Name||Bakersfield City School District|
Nearby Public Schools
The nearest high school to Bessie E. Owens Primary is Vista Continuation High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Emerson Middle School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bessie E. Owens Intermediate (0.5 miles away)
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Bakersfield Bessie E. Owens Intermediate Grades: 4-6 | 634 students
815 Eureka St.
Bakersfield, CA 93305
(661) 631-5950 0.5 4-6 634
- Bakersfield Fremont Elementary School Grades: K-6 | 860 students
607 Texas St.
Bakersfield, CA 93307
(661) 631-5280 0.6 K-6 860
- Bakersfield Mckinley Elementary School Grades: K-6 | 792 students
601 Fourth St.
Bakersfield, CA 93304
(661) 631-5370 0.9 K-6 792
- Bakersfield Emerson Middle School Grades: 6-8 | 805 students
801 Fourth St.
Bakersfield, CA 93304
(661) 631-5260 1.0 6-8 805
- Bakersfield Rafer Johnson Grades: K-8 | 38 students
1001 10th St.
Bakersfield, CA 93306
(661) 631-5863 1.0 K-8 38
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