Bowditch Middle School

  • Bowditch Middle School serves 1,046 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 73% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 79% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Bowditch Middle School's student population of 1,046 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,046 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bowditch Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bowditch Middle School is 0.60, 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 (CA)
Overall School Rank#552 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bowditch Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
55%
11%
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Hispanic
7%
54%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
30%
24%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bowditch Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.600.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bowditch Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Mateo-Foster City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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