Bowen

  • Bowen serves 417 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 61% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 64% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

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School Overview

  • Bowen's student population of 417 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students417 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank#583 out of 1,671 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
53%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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Asian
29%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
19%
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Black
7%
9%
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White
55%
61%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bowen.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.610.35
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNewton School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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  • Newton Center Newton South High School
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    0.5 miles
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    Newton Center, MA 02459
    (617)559-6500
    0.5 9-12 1851
  • Newton Center Charles E Brown Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 774 students
    0.8 miles
    125 Meadowbrook Rd
    Newton Center, MA 02459
    (617)559-6900
    0.8 6-8 774
  • Newton Center Oak Hill Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 639 students
    0.8 miles
    130 Wheeler Rd
    Newton Center, MA 02459
    (617)559-9200
    0.8 6-8 639
  • Newton Highlands Countryside
    Grades: K-5 | 436 students
    0.9 miles
    191 Dedham Street
    Newton Highlands, MA 02461
    (617)559-9450
    0.9 K-5 436
  • Newton Center Mason-rice
    Grades: K-5 | 507 students
    1.0 miles
    149 Pleasant Street
    Newton Center, MA 02459
    (617)559-9570
    1.0 K-5 507

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