Bowman Elementary School

  • Bowman Elementary School serves 521 students in grades PK-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the AK average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Asian and American Indian), which is less than the state average of 52%.
  • Bowman Elementary School operates within the Anchorage School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 521 students has grown by 16% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 521 students
Bowman Elementary School Total Students (1995-2015)
Gender % Bowman Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Bowman Elementary School Total Teachers (1992-2015)
Students by Grade Bowman Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.67 is more than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AK) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 18:1
Bowman Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1994-2014)
American Indian
9%
24%
Bowman Elementary School American Indian Students (1995-2015)
Asian
12%
6%
Bowman Elementary School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
6%
7%
Bowman Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
1%
3%
Bowman Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
54%
48%
Bowman Elementary School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
3%
3%
Bowman Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2015)
Two or more races
15%
9%
Bowman Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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.
0.67 0.36
Bowman Elementary School Diversity Score (1995-2015)
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.
20%
38%
Bowman Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2015)
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.
9%
5%
Bowman Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2015)

District Comparison

  • Anchorage School District's student population of 48,089 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $15,786 in this district is less than the state average of $26,078. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $16,123 is less than the state average of $26,105. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Anchorage School District
Number of Schools
Managed
97
4
Number of Students Managed 48,089 399
Anchorage School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $770 MM $10 MM
Anchorage School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $787 MM $10 MM
Anchorage School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $15,786 $26,078
Anchorage School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $16,123 $26,105
Anchorage School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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