Bowen Elementary School

  • Bowen Elementary School serves 714 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 67% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Bowen Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Bowen Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

School Overview

  • Bowen Elementary School's student population of 714 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students714 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bowen Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,246 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Bowen Elementary School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank#131 out of 1246 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
2%
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Hispanic
18%
7%
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Black
11%
10%
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White
57%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score0.630.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Bowen Elementary School is Louisville Day (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Louisville Louisville Day Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 38 students
    0.5 miles
    8711 Lagrange Rd, Bldg D
    Louisville, KY 40242
    (502) 429-7217
    0.5 6-12 38
  • Louisville The Brook-kmi Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 49 students
    0.7 miles
    8521 Lagrange Rd
    Louisville, KY 40220
    (502) 814-3722
    0.7 6-12 49
  • Louisville Westport Tapp Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 78 students
    0.9 miles
    8800 Westport Rd
    Louisville, KY 40242
    (502) 485-8347
    0.9 7-12 78
  • Louisville Mary Jo And William Macdonald Maryhurst Alternative School
    Grades: 5-12 | 69 students
    1.1 miles
    1015 Dorsey Ln
    Louisville, KY 40223
    (502) 271-4577
    1.1 5-12 69
  • Louisville Westport Middle School Magnet School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,248 student
    1.1 miles
    8100 Westport Road
    Louisville, KY 40222
    (502) 485-8346
    1.1 6-8 1,248

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