501 Bowles Ave
Fenton, MO 63026
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Bowles Elementary School serves 280 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Bowles Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 30% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 280 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in MO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Bowles Elementary School's student population of 280 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
280 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

Bowles Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,091 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Bowles Elementary School is 0.32, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#368 out of 2091 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
9%
15%
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White
82%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bowles Elementary School's ranking?

Bowles Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

50-54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 42% MO state average), while 60-64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MO state average).

How many students attend Bowles Elementary School?

280 students attend Bowles Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

82% of Bowles Elementary School students are White, 9% of students are Black, 6% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Bowles Elementary School?

Bowles Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is equal to the Missouri state average of 13:1.

What grades does Bowles Elementary School offer ?

Bowles Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 280 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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