Bowerman Elementary School

2148 N Douglas
Springfield, MO 65803
(School attendance zone shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 229 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Bowerman Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 46%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 31% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 229 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • : Bottom 50% in MO
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Bowerman Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

School Overview

Bowerman Elementary School's student population of 229 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
229 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

Bowerman Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 2,092 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Bowerman Elementary School is 0.46, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MO)
#1768 out of 2092 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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15-19%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bowerman Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Missouri by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
25-29%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bowerman Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Missouri by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
13:1
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American Indian
2%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
5%
8%
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Black
12%
15%
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White
72%
69%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.46
This chart display the diversity score of Bowerman Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Missouri by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bowerman Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bowerman Elementary School's ranking?
Bowerman Elementary School is ranked #1768 out of 2,092 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Missouri.
What schools are Bowerman Elementary School often compared to?
Bowerman Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Weaver Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MO state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MO state average).
How many students attend Bowerman Elementary School?
229 students attend Bowerman Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
72% of Bowerman Elementary School students are White, 12% of students are Black, 8% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bowerman Elementary School?
Bowerman Elementary School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What grades does Bowerman Elementary School offer ?
Bowerman Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Bowerman Elementary School part of?
Bowerman Elementary School is part of Springfield R-XII School District.

School Reviews

4   9/27/2022
This is an awesome school, don't let the stats fool you. The principal is amazing and the teachers care. They work with families to get the kids the resources they need and to ensure student success. They work in teams so one teacher can focus on math and the other can focus on reading so the lessons are excellent and the engagement in the classroom is high. They do awesome field trips to places like Wonders of Wildlife, Camp Wakonda, and other cool stuff. The school has a social worker. There is a significant rotating population that moves through the school of kids whose parents get evicted, and this pulls the average down. For the kids whose parents are stable enough to keep them here, this school is where it's at. For anyone on the north side in the Reed-Hillcrest feeder pattern, this is the school to be at. Great support from the Dream Center nearby for families in need.
- Posted by Parent - Daddio

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 229 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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