Bowen Elementary School (Closed 2009)

  • Bowen Elementary School served 228 students in grades PK-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 was higher than the DC average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 100% of the student body (majority Black), which was more than the state average of 91%.
  • Bowen Elementary School operated within the District Of Columbia School District.

School Overview

Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 228 students
Bowen Elementary School Total Students (1988-2008)
Gender % Bowen Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 9 teachers
Bowen Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2008)
Students by Grade Bowen Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School (DC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 25:1 13:1
Bowen Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2008)
Asian
n/a
1%
Bowen Elementary School Asian Students (1998-2008)
Black
100%
68%
Bowen Elementary School Black Students (1990-2008)
All Ethnic Groups Bowen Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown DC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
n/a 0.24
Bowen Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2009)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
85%
86%
Bowen Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2008)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
1%
2%
Bowen Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2008)

District Comparison

School District Name District Of Columbia School District
Number of Schools
Managed
118
1
Number of Students Managed 47,895 358
 Of Columbia School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $1,342 MM $8 MM
 Of Columbia School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $1,391 MM $7 MM
 Of Columbia School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $29,866 $21,226
 Of Columbia School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $30,944 $20,416
 Of Columbia School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2009 (latest year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

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