1601 Roosevelt Ave
Louisville, KY 40242
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Bowen Elementary School serves 714 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Bowen Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 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 2018-19 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 Rankings

Bowen Elementary School ranks 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 stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
714 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
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School Rankings

Bowen Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,263 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
This School
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#142 out of 1263 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
16:1
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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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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.63
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 714 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 43%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.63 (Top 20%)

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