Bowles Elementary School

  • Bowles Elementary School serves 318 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Bowles Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Bowles Elementary School's student population of 318 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students318 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bowles Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,792 schools in Missouri (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bowles Elementary School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#102 out of 1792 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
6%
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Black
11%
16%
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White
80%
71%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bowles Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MO.
Diversity Score0.350.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRockwood R-VI School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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