Bow Elementarymiddle School

  • Bow Elementarymiddle School serves 525 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 5% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Bow Elementarymiddle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.

Top Placements

Bow Elementarymiddle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

  • Bow Elementarymiddle School's student population of 525 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students525 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Bow Elementarymiddle School
Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bow Elementarymiddle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,119 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bow Elementarymiddle School is 0.02, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank#2624 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
5%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bow Elementarymiddle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bow Elementarymiddle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio22:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Bow Elementarymiddle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
n/a
8%
Black
100%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Bow Elementarymiddle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
n/a
66%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
Diversity Score0.020.52
Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Bow Elementarymiddle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDetroit Public Schools Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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