Bowdish Middle School

  • Bowdish Middle School serves 471 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 36% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 54% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Bowdish Middle School's student population of 471 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students471 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bowdish Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bowdish Middle School is 0.29, which is less 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 (WA)
Overall School Rank#1507 out of 2,014 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:119:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
7%
23%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
84%
55%
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Two or more races
6%
8%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bowdish Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.290.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCentral Valley School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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